Entries by squarerootfinancial

Startup Tax Credit

There is a new tax credit (up to $250K per year & $1.25M total per company) which allows 2016 R&D expenses to generate a tax credit to be used against 2017 payroll taxes. Details: 2016 qualifying expenditures include wages and costs related directly to software development For each dollar of qualified expenditures, your company receives […]

Is there a “right” price for your business?

Setting a price for your product or service can be tricky. If you price it too high then you’ll scare potential clients away. If you price it too low, you’ll miss out on profit for your business and clients may not view your business as having as much “value” as a higher priced product or […]

Simple Finance Course for Executives & Entrepreneurs

SRF is excited to announce it’s new course:  “Simple Finance: What You Need to Know When Outsourcing Any Finance or Accounting”, a 4 week course designed to empower executives and entrepreneurs with nonfinancial backgrounds. At the end of this course you will have a financial model you will be able to use for your business. You’ll have […]

“Quasi-California” Corporations Made Subject to California’s Corporate Laws

Even if your business is an out-of-state corporation, if it fits the profile of a “quasi-California” corporation then it is subject to specified provisions of California Corporations Code. Your Company is a “quasi-California” corporation if (1) more than half its business (based upon a three-factor formula including property, payroll, and sales) is done in California […]

Women Founders Network Annual Fast Pitch

On October 21, 2016, Women Founders Network hosted its annual fast pitch competition at Cross Campus in Downtown LA. Square Root Financial was honored to be a pitch coach for the third year in a row. It was an impressive roster of companies who presented. The top 10 included: GATE college system, Kitterly, Tot Squad, […]

SRF & Silicon Beach at the University of Southern California

SRF’s Managing Director, Mackenzie Chambers, is honored to be an advisor to Silicon Beach at the University of Southern California (Silicon Beach @ USC). Now in its 5th year, the Silicon Beach @USC conference will feature game-changers and thought leaders from Hollywood studios, enterprise technology and service providers, LA-area startups, and more. Scheduled for October […]

Raising a Round?

Check out this collection of real fundraising decks. Collectively, these decks have raised over $400 million…http://bit.ly/2cFzTJj

Business Accounting Basics Seminar Recap

Thanks to the Bixel Exchange for the coverage on our August 23rd “Business Accounting Basics” seminar in partnership with the LA Law Library. “Every business decision must be made with an eye toward the bottom line. How else would you keep your doors open, otherwise? The LA Law Library workshop with Bixel advisor and accounting […]

Business Accounting Basics Course

Square Root Financial is partnering with the LA Law Library and the Bixel Exchange to teach Business Accounting Basics to entrepreneurs. The course will cover: Basic accounting terminology Understanding key financial statements like income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement Fundamentals of financial modeling When: Tuesday, August 23rd, 12-2PM Where: LA Law Library, 301 […]