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.

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.

    2014 Technology Industry Outlook Survey

    2014 Technology Industry Outlook Survey

    The 2014 Technology Industry Outlook survey provides insights around revenue and employment growth, leading geographic markets, promising applications, R&D spending, M&A and other trends.

    KPMG's Venture Capital Survey Findings - Q1 2014

    KPMG's Venture Capital Survey Findings - Q1 2014

    KPMG’s Venture Capital practice recently hosted its Semi-Annual VC IPO Update Webcast that discussed the current state of the IPO market, benchmarking of recent IPO companies, and what emerging companies can expect once they're public, including financial reporting responsibilities, requirements for the internal audit function, implementing controls and a plan for SOX compliance.


    During the Webcast, more than 500 start-up executives, investors, and professional advisors were polled in an effort to gauge market sentiment for 2014. The results of the survey are reflected in this infographic.

    Startup Success: A guide to growing your business

    Startup Success: A guide to growing your business

    This white paper guides entrepreneurs through the various stages of their company’s growth, from early development to securing financing and doing business abroad. In addition, it provides insights to help startup founders address the diverse regulatory, compliance, tax, and financial reporting requirements they will face as their new ventures grow.

    Technology Innovation Survey

    The Technology Innovation survey is designed to spot tech trends that will transform business over the next 3-4 years. The report provides insights into tech innovation management, and identifies opportunities and challenges in tech innovation adoption. The survey also spotlights the countries and companies most likely to succeed in becoming the world’s tech leaders, and why. Finally, this year’s survey unveils a country confidence index based on tech leaders in each market rating their country on 10 success factors to enable technology innovation.


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

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