Tag Archives: capital

How to Structure Your Business Capital

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Given the different types of business capital – such as loans, equity and retained earnings – and their benefits and drawbacks, a critical factor in every company’s … Continue reading

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How Will an Interest Rate Hike Affect Your Company?

This week’s post and linked full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With economic challenges in China negatively impacting world markets, there is less certainty about the timing of the Fed’s impending interest rate hike. But … Continue reading

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Six Tips for Allocating Startup and Seed Capital

When executives in Los Angeles and Southern California seek startup and seed capital for their ventures, receiving funds often marks the beginning of a number of challenges. In spite of capital misallocation by a number of startups over the years, … Continue reading

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How to Prepare a Business Loan Presentation

The immediate aftermath of the financial crisis produced a credit freeze that made it difficult for even creditworthy Los Angeles and Southern California companies to obtain business loans to support working capital needs and growth. As the economy has gradually … Continue reading

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Effective Cash Management

This article is by Randy S. Miller, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. There are many reasons why a business becomes successful, but nothing can have a greater negative impact on a business than not managing cash effectively. For many businesses, the … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Going Public

The allure of an initial public offering (or IPO) for CEOs and CFOs can be strong as going public may represent the chance to cash in on a lifetime of hard work spent building a company, or to raise a … Continue reading

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Preparing for an Initial Public Offering (IPO)

Preparing for an initial public offering (IPO) is a challenging process, and it must be planned for in a methodical way in order to achieve the potential benefits of being a publicly-held company. Benefits include the ability to raise new … Continue reading

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Equity Financing: Partnering with an Angel Investor

High-growth companies and start-ups frequently seek equity investors to fund activity needed to reach aggressive business objectives.  This CFO Edge article… Equity Financing: Partnering with an Angel Investor …reviews the process of finding and partnering with an angel investor. It … Continue reading

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Negotiating Fair Financial Covenants

Slow economic recovery, tight credit, and upcoming changes to accounting principles are making successful financial covenant negotiation more important than ever. Financial covenants establish benchmark metrics that can ensure a company stays healthy. If the requirements are too stringent or … Continue reading

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