Skip to Content

A guide to the top three overlooked and underestimated accounting and compliance topics for start-ups

September 22, 2017 Article 4 min read
Rebecca Kelley
To become a business that’s here to stay, pay attention to systemization, reporting, and compliance. Investing in these three areas is critical for minimizing obstacles as your startup grows and becomes more complex. Read more at Denver Startup Week.

People attending a meeting around a laptop

You’ve got a great idea, you’ve got capital, and you’ve got talented people on your team. You’re ready to launch, but there’s something nagging at you: how to keep track of everything and report to investors, lenders, and other key stakeholders. You might be overwhelmed by the basics of where to start (systems/processes, best practices, reporting requirements, and who has responsibility for what). Or maybe you’ve done this before and all you can think about is how much time it’s going to take and the distractions from your actual business that come with it.

Related Thinking

Outside of a bakery
February 13, 2023

Franchise operators: Three reasons to take accounting off your plate

Article 3 min read
A group of business colleagues sitting at a long table discussing internal controls.
August 19, 2022

Professional services firms: Are your internal controls up to par?

Article 4 min read
Professionals discussing accounting solutions
July 11, 2022

Accounting department assessment

Case Study 2 min read