Best Practices for Accounting for a SaaS Business with Garibaldi Capital
Wed, May 18, 2022 · 1:30 PM
ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
Tips on Getting Accounting Right to Support Investment and Exit
The modern SaaS company enjoys more investment and exit activity than any other technology startup category. But, to enjoy the benefits of this activity, you must be prepared with the right approach to accounting to prove the value of your predictable revenue business.
Most startups start with basic cashflow based accounting, but as you grow, investors and lenders need to understand your metrics and see how recurring revenue is building up. Ultimately, your ability to become predictably profitable over time is what defines your valuation.
This two part webinar starts with some definitions and an overview of the basic requirements of good SaaS accounting. Then, the valuable insights come from an expert panel who will share their insights, favorite tips and a few interesting stories.
Why You Should Attend:
Learn what investors, lenders and acquirers want to see from your accounting
Gain insight into the professional processes you should be following
Understand how good accounting practices enable management to do better performance planning
Learn the potential pitfalls of not getting a proper SaaS accounting process in place
What You Will Leave With:
Definitions to terminology like GAAP Accounting and Revenue Recognition
An overview of software that makes it easier to automate proper accounting
Ideas on transitioning to a professional approach
Insights on using a fractional CFO until you can afford a full time CFO
This webinar builds on the very popular series of TechCapital seminars provided by Garibaldi over the last 3 years..
About Garibaldi Capital Advisors
Garibaldi is Canada's leading investment bank for mid-market technology companies. We help Canadian technology companies with key financial transaction milestones, such as raising growth capital or selling their company, through its Capital Advisory services. By leveraging access to key investors or acquirers, technology industry sector knowledge, and financial insights, Garibaldi is able to maximize valuation for its clients. By understanding the needs of technology entrepreneurs, Garibaldi creates a better experience for entrepreneurs completing these complex transactions.
As a Principal with Garibaldi Capital Advisors, Garret utilizes a metrics-driven approach and a capital market's lens to help growth-stage technology companies understand their value and scale their business.
A seasoned tech entrepreneur with multiple successful exits in communications, e-commerce, mobility and biotech. After years as a venture capitalist, spent 15 years as a growth advisor to hundreds of technology companies. Also an active angel...
Dave is a Senior Partner with Rocket Builders and a business consultant and advisor for various technology companies. He is currently a mentor at SFU VentureLabs, a mentor with Coast Capital Venture Connection, and a guest lecturer at the New...
With nearly 20 years of experience, both as an advisor and a CFO, Eugene brings a unique lens to the tech ecosystem and the companies he's helping with strategy, finance, operations, and being transaction-ready. Throughout his career, Eugene has...
With more than 10 years of experience with tech start-up companies in Vancouver, Florence has developed her expertise in accounting, corporate finance and M&A. She has gone through 4 acquisitions in her career, most recently leading the Mobify...
Eric Cormier has operated a one-man Fractional CFO consulting service under the name “Cortech Consulting” since 1994, assisting over 40 early-stage technology companies in the Vancouver area. Clients included Venture Capital / Angel backed private...