Budgeting & Forecasting for High Growth Companies

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Budgeting and Forecasting for High Growth Companies - Red Granite | Outsourced Accounting in Chicago IL

We recently hosted a roundtable discussion on budgeting and forecasting for high growth companies at The Junto Institute in Chicago, IL. Check out the slide deck below for more.

11 Lessons in Cloud-Based Etiquette

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Lessons in Cloud-Based Etiquette

Have you been on the receiving end of some unbecoming cloud-based etiquette? At one point or another, I’m sure all of us has experienced a video conference with someone while their roommate was chowing down on Chipotle in the background. Here are our 11 lessons for life in the cloud…

Curating a Culture for Growth

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Curating a Culture for Growth

By employing open book management and offering a stake in profits you can retain great talent to help your company thrive. Learn the key concepts, metrics and incentives needed to curate your culture for growth.

How to Prepare for Raising VC and Angel Funding

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How to Prepare to Raise VC and Angel Funding

Let us start with a dose of reality. Very few, as in significantly less than 1%, of emerging U.S. businesses successfully secure Venture Capital (VC) funding. Think you could be in that 1%? Read our 3 steps to prepare for raising VC and angel funding.

Financial Goals: Going beyond “keeping overhead low”

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Financial Goals

We know we don’t need to convince you to make financial goals. We’ve all heard the: “don’t spend more than you make,” and “lower your overhead” advice. But those are a little obvious. Instead, use these 5 approaches…

The Do’s & Don’ts of Pricing Your Product

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Pricing Your Product

From Freemium to Premium, you have to decide what’s right for your company when pricing your product and what fits industry standards. But there are a few things that are universal no matter which pricing scheme you choose…

Why Use Cloud Accounting Services?

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Cloud Accounting Services Benefits Title

Outsourcing is a fast-growing way to deliver professional services. As Millennials emerge as the next wave of business owners, they’re making the switch to cloud accounting services for their financial needs. And it’s no surprise why…

How to Become a Reseller in Illinois

How to Become a Reseller

Found a good wholesaler for that product you’ve been itching to sell? We recently had a client ask us what was required to become a reseller in Illinois and we wanted to take that information and make it a little more relatable…

The 28 Accounting Terms Every Entrepreneur Should Know

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Accounting Terms

Pop quiz! Do you know these accounting terms? If you’re an entrepreneur you probably should. It happens more often than you might think. High-growth business owners that think they are “in the know” when it comes to finance and accounting jargon. But, in reality…

Is it Time for Your Company to Draft an Expense Policy?

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Expense Policy

Still don’t have a written expense policy? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many businesses and startups overlook this item at the beginning. Initially, it may even seem unnecessary…