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Revenue Recognition – An Analysis of Topic 606 for Tech and Life Science Companies

Revenue Recognition – An Analysis of Topic 606 for Tech and Life Science Companies from Aronson LLC on Vimeo. Join Aronson’s technology industry experts Alan Langelli and Norm Snyder for their webinar recording, “Revenue Recognition: An Analysis of Topic 606 for Tech and Life Sciences,” to learn strategies for improving and implementing processes for contract […]

Considering a Startup as a Second Act? (Part III)

Wondering if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Are you considering becoming a startup founder after some business or technical experience? Elana Fine, Executive Director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently shared her thoughts in a webinar entitled “Is a […]

Considering a Startup as a Second Act? (Part II)

Wondering if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Are you considering becoming a startup founder after some business or technical experience? Elana Fine, Executive Director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently shared her thoughts in a webinar entitled “Is a […]

Considering a Startup as a Second Act? (Part I)

Wondering if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Are you considering a career shift to embark on creating your own startup? Elana Fine, Executive Director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently shared her thoughts in a webinar entitled “Is a […]

Is it Equity, Debt, or Some of Each?

Investor financing for today’s tech companies is complex, different terms in convertible debt, warrants, and preferred stock can result in surprising and difficult accounting treatments. At a recent Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) workshop, both SEC and PCAOB representatives emphasized the risk of financial statement misstatements due to complexities in equity vs. liability determination […]

Lean Startup – Helping Ensure Entrepreneurial Success

Curious about Lean Startup? What it really means and why the DC Tech community is talking about it? Lean is a disruptive way of thinking that can shorten cycles for developing products, business startups, and help ensure entrepreneurial success. Late last month, NVTC’s Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee explored Lean Startup methodology with an expert […]

Advice from NVTC’s Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee’s Recent Panel

Can seed, early stage, and angel investment capital be found in the DC metro area? This question and others were discussed by NVTC’s Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee’s engaging All Star Seed/Early Stage Investor Panel on November 15, with some of the area’s most active early stage investors. Moderated by Aronson partner Norm Snyder, the panelists included […]

A Successful Entrepreneur Roadmap

Entrepreneurship is the development of a business from the ground up—coming from an idea and turning it into a profitable business. While the definition may be simple, its execution is much more difficult. Download our “A Successful Entrepreneur” roadmap.

Aronson LLC Increases its Commitment to the Tech Space

When startups and established technology companies alike began expanding their reach beyond traditional tech markets like New York and Silicon Valley, they flocked to DC’s young and vibrant business atmosphere, with its access to power, and favorable economic outlook. According to a 2013 article, Forbes lists Washington as one of the top tech capitals to […]

Incubators and Accelerators: Options for Helping Entrepreneurs

The DC metro area has seen an explosion of entrepreneurial startup activity over the last several years. A variety of resources, including incubators, accelerators, and co-working spaces seek to help startups succeed. Entrepreneurs face a myriad of options when it comes to incubators and accelerators. How are they similar? How are they different? Most provide […]

Virginia Tax Break Supports Tech Start-ups

In April 2010 Virginia enacted legislation that may significantly help hi-tech and biotech start-ups raise capital in Virginia.  SB 428 (Virginia Innovation Investment Act) Grants an income tax deduction for any income taxed as a long-term capital gain for federal income tax purposes or any income taxed as investment services partnership interest income, on or […]

Revenue Recognition for Multiple-Deliverable Revenue Arrangements – Early Adopt for 2009?

Do you have multiple-deliverable revenue arrangements (MDRAs)?  Do you fail the criteria in existing GAAP (EITF 00-21) to be able to separate out multiple-deliverables for revenue recognition.  If so, a newly approved FASB Accounting Standards Update (ASU) (2009-13) may provide you relief and you may want to early adopt this standard for 2009.  Otherwise it […]