Venture Capital Practice 

New ventures must be prepared to face fierce competition, increasing global pressure and speed to market defined by days not months. Developing the technologies of tomorrow while meeting these challenges along with diverse regulatory, compliance, and financial reporting requirements can be distracting. It’s in this environment that KPMG’s Venture Capital Practice provides insight and support so you can focus on taking your company to the next level.

KPMG’s Venture Capital Practice can help you take your game changer to the next level.

KPMG’s Venture Capital practice offers a range of services specifically designed to support venture backed companies as they navigate each stage of development — from idea through exit. We use our knowledge of the VC ecosystem and global network of KPMG professionals to help entrepreneurial ventures address complex marketplace challenges while staying ahead of the competition. Our passion and mindset matches the companies we serve: entrepreneurial, hands-on, proactive, visionary and dedicated.

Featured Events

    KPMG IPO Bootcamps

    Preparing to go public? Wondering what to expect after the IPO? Join KPMG and the NYSE for our IPO Bootcamps held in KPMG offices across the US and at the NYSE. These half day interactive sessions explore business, accounting and tax topics all business leaders planning an IPO should consider.

    Click here to get more information about our upcoming sessions.

     

     

    Insights & Thought Leadership

      KPMG has long been recognized for the quality of the insights we deliver through our thought leadership initiatives. The independent analysis, opinions, and insights we share help industry leaders understand changing marketplace and regulatory dynamics, and reflect the value we provide in supporting their business decisions. The following is a sample of recent points of view on business and industry issues.

       

      Venture Pulse – Q4 2015 Global Analysis of Venture Funding

      Venture Pulse – Q4 2015 Global Analysis of Venture Funding
      The Venture Pulse – Q4’15 Global Analysis of Venture Funding report leverages data from CB Insights and insights from KPMG Enterprise Innovative Startups network members. The report analyses the global Q4’15 venture capital investment data and provides overviews from a global and regional perspective (North America, EMA and ASPAC).

      Women Entrepreneurs: Passion, Purpose and Perseverance

      Women Entrepreneurs: Passion, Purpose and Perseverance

      To become a successful female entrepreneur there are specific qualities that one must embody to lead and propel companies to their highest levels.

      After the JOBS Act: The Impact on Private Companies

      After the JOBS Act: The Impact on Private Companies

      The JOBS Act was designed to spur business growth by enhancing access to capital for both private and public companies. We recently spoke with Kate Mitchell, partner and cofounder at Scale Venture Partners, about the impact on private companies and their governance.

      IPO Readiness Guide

      KPMG, in collaboration with the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), has released the latest NYSE IPO Guide. Updated every two years this guide provides critical insight into the challenges and opportunities associated with taking a company public including advantages and challenges of an IPO, benefits of the JOBS act, SEC accounting and financial reporting guidance, organizational change issues and role of social media in Regulation Fair Disclosure.


      How KPMG can Help

      KPMG’s Venture Capital Practice provides integrated audit, tax, and advisory services designed to meet the unique needs of start-ups and emerging growth companies, including:

      • Review of business plans and strategy
      • Revenue model and revenue recognition, including gross versus net presentation
      • Accounting for equity transactions, such as preferred stock and warrants
      • M&A  and IPO readiness
      • Accounting for stock-based compensation
      • Risk, governance, and controls
      • IT advisory
      • Global expansion
      • Tax planning and compliance

       


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      Brian Hughes

      Brian Hughes
      National Co-leader
      Venture Capital Practice
      +1 (267) 256-1820
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      Packy Kelly

      Conor Moore
      National Co-leader
      Venture Capital Practice
      +1 (415) 963-7559 

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      Packy Kelly

      Francois Chadwick
      National Tax Leader
      Venture Capital Practice
      +1 (415) 963-7162

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