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. Upcoming events and dates:

    • Chicago – September 14 2015
    • New York – October 28 2015
    • Atlanta – September 16 2015
    • Austin – Date TBD
    • Los Angeles – Date TBD
    • Silicon Valley – Date TBD
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    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.

      KPMG's Venture Capital Survey Findings - Q3 2014

      KPMG's Venture Capital Survey Findings - Q3 2014

      KPMG’s Venture Capital practice recently hosted its Semi-Annual VC IPO Update Webcast that discussed the current state of the IPO market; the JOBS Act how the legislation has changed the IPO landscape; and an overview of the current M&A and private placement landscape, including a focus on the Tech sector.

       

      During the Webcast, more than 500 investors, startup executives and industry professionals were polled in an effort to gauge market sentiment for the remaining half of 2014. The results of the survey are reflected in this infographic.

      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.

      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.

      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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      Packy Kelly

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

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      Global Enterprise Institute

       

      KPMG’s Global Enterprise Institute (GLEI) provides a forum where business leaders can exchange insights, share leading practices, and access the latest thought leadership about key issues and emerging trends facing private middle market companies.

       
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