• Finance

    Largest decentralized finance venture cap firm raises $100 mln for 2nd fund

    The exchange rates and logos of Bitcoin (BTH), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Monero (XMR) are seen on the display of a cryptocurrency ATM of blockchain payment service provider Bity at the House of Satochi bitcoin and blockchain shop in Zurich, Switzerland March 4, 2021. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo U.S.-based Framework Ventures, the largest venture capital fund investing in blockchain-based decentralized finance, said on Friday it raised $100 million for its second fund, with participation from big U.S. institutional investors. The company said it has been the largest liquidity provider for some of the top so-called “DeFi” projects that facilitate crypto-denominated  

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  • Business Accounting

    What does an accounting firm do?

    Accounting firms are an integral partner to business owners due to their wide range of services that they provide. They help business and companies to be tax compliant, stay financially organized which result in business growth. However, accounting firms vary and not all of them provide the same services. For example, Linghams Chartered Accountants in Cardiff, South Wales, offer cost-effective audit solutions, corporate and personal, tax planning solutions and compliance and support services. As a business owner, you should the best accountancy firm that will meet the specific needs of your business. Here are the roles, duties and responsibilities of  

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  • Business Accounting

    Here’s Why Your Accounting Firm Needs a Social Media Presence

    The onset of the Coronavirus pandemic has opened our eyes to the importance of social media, especially when talking about small businesses. While others were skeptical about taking their businesses online before the devastating pandemic, it now goes without saying that most small business owners have realized the importance of a strong social media presence.  A survey by SocialCPAs and the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) revealed that not many accounting firms participated in social media marketing in 2014. Although this has since improved, one may be asking, in a world where virtually everything has become digitalized, how can accounting  

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  • Business Management

    Business management software firm HoneyBook raises $155 million, becomes unicorn

    Israeli-founded business management software firm HoneyBook said Tuesday it has raised $155 million in Series D funding, at a valuation of $1.1 billion. The investment gives the 8-year-old San Francisco-based company with offices in Tel Aviv the status of a unicorn, or a company valued at over $1 billion. The equity round was led by Durable Capital Partners LP with participation from Tiger Global Management, Battery Ventures, Zeev Ventures, 01 Advisors as well as existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, OurCrowd and Citi Ventures, the company said in a statement. HoneyBook, founded by Israelis Oz Alon, Naama Alon and Dror Shimoni,  

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  • Business Accounting

    Breaking a barrier: The first Black partner of Big Eight firm

    Fifty years after the first Black CPA received his license, Elmer J. Whiting Jr. broke an important barrier when in 1971 he became the first Black partner of a Big Eight firm, which is what the largest national accounting firms were called at the time. Whiting was already a trailblazer, having been the first Black CPA in Ohio and the 25th Black CPA in the country. His journey demonstrates the significant impact that leaders like Whiting had within and beyond the profession. Learning from the pioneers When Whiting started his career, he was so eager to launch a CPA firm,  

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  • Business Management

    Why is Business Listing Management Necessary for Your Firm?

    You need to understand that business management which is more of a multi-dimensional component, is set up and intensified by factors that involve calculated marketing. The fun part of it could be hosting distinctive events on social media platforms, but too much extravagance could happen to be deleterious. Your business must be made approachable to your customers in both online and offline ways. The job does not merely end with registering small business information in the phonebook; online listings being an essential part of benefits to get customer support. Business listing is the various related data recorded online, which can  

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  • Business Accounting

    Accounting Firm REDW Invests in the Future Through Scholarship Program

    Details By Native News Online Staff March 14, 2021 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Investing in the future, REDW LLC, one of the 10 largest accounting and business advisory firms in the Southwest, announced earlier this month its 2020 recipients of the REDW Native American Scholarship in Accounting. They are Isabel Yasana Hawley (The Klamath Tribes) and Christian Hopkins (Narragansett Indian Tribe of Rhode Island). Both recipients are currently pursuing their Master of Business Administration degrees and focusing on tribal economic development and entrepreneurship. The American Indian Graduate Center, a national nonprofit organization providing educational assistance to American Indian and Alaska Native  

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  • Financial Management

    Calgary firm looks to ‘fix’ traditional financial planning

    Camber Capital’s new dashboard tool leverages emerging technologies like big data analytics to offer rapid forecasts of clients’ financial futures. anyaberkut/iStockPhoto / Getty Images A boutique wealth-management firm in Calgary is leveraging technology to build a better, more understandable financial plan for its clients. Calgary-based Camber Capital Corp., founded about three years ago, undertook the arduous task of building its own software with the aim to bring traditional financial plans to the fintech era. “We think traditional financial planning is broken, so we aimed to fix it,” says Rob Townsend, Camber’s chief executive officer and a former advisor at Richardson  

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