July 24th, 2015

Here's your mission, if you choose to accept it: You've borrowed money from friends and family to launch your business. Between loans and personal... More

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Sean Greene CEO & Founder, Bambino

January 22nd, 2016

I'm an early stage startup with minimal, but growing, accounting needs. Should I pursue an agreement with InDinero, an alternative cloud service,... More

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Shamim Hasan CEO at Xpart Solutions

September 23rd, 2016

I know the question is quite generic. There could be many factors. I want to know most appealing factors from the perspective of investors. More

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Dhruv Vasishtha Product Management at Medidata Solutions

January 7th, 2014

Hey FD,I was approached by a competitor of the old consulting firm I used to work at for a freelance contractor position. I am currently negotiating... More

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Kate Murphy Hustler at Hustle Con

August 30th, 2015

Fintech startups have disrupted many areas of the financial world -- fundraising, payment, loans, etc. But what areas of finance remain relatively... More

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Nate Holbrook Founder / CEO at Lilac

June 28th, 2015

Not ready to hire a full-time CFO for funding purposes but we need someone to do more than bookkeeping. When is the right time to hire a full-time... More

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Alex Eckelberry CEO at

August 29th, 2015

Curious what's hot these days, specifically accounting apps that can handle the deferred revenue, MRR/ARR sales models common to cloud business.   More

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Richard Johnson CEO of Fintech Startup

August 24th, 2015

I'm talking to someone who's a great fit for one of our positions at our fintech startup but he's only worked for big financial companies like Goldman... More

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Ginger Zumaeta

April 15th, 2014

I did a deal with a company years ago (2012) and was promised founders' shares in exchange for services. I FINALLY got the options grant after threatening... More

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Jens Zalzala Founder, Head of Mobile Apps Development at Shaking Earth Digital

October 1st, 2015

I run a software development service company and have a client who every now and then decides to stop paying me for months at a time. We bill them... More

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