Salary increase budgets and are near to historical lows, and are likely going even lower, due to the weak economic “recovery.” Growth in 2010 has been so tepid that unemployment has barely budged and employers have started to cut back their budget plans for 2011 (and even for 2010, if they haven’t fully implemented them yet).
There have been and continue to be legislative changes that may directly impact your company’s administrative and cash flow procedures. We hope that this article helps clarify issues around COBRA and related legislation passed as a part of the Economic Stimulus Package.
Xconomy, the online technology publication, posted an interesting article today regarding Series A funding. I highly recommend you read the entire article and spend some time playing with the online financial calculator the author, Sim Simeonov has created.
The first session of the Financial Boot Camp, sponsored by Swift HR Solutions, was a huge success! The attendees left with a better understanding of what the numbers are saying, how to utilize them to improve their businesses, and to top if off not a single calculator was used!
According to a recent report from Cooley, Godward, Kronish, LLP the future is a bit brighter for companies out looking for Venture funding. The data revealed that the median for pre-money valuations has increased slightly and the report also pointed out that a higher percentage of deals were up rounds.