Archive: technology

Aronson P2B

Aronson LLC is proud to launch Aronson P2B, an innovative event for emerging tech companies pitching to cybersecurity and IT buyers. We are taking applications for the opportunity to present your company and product in front of a group of large company corporate executives from prominent organizations. Apply now. Meet Our Panelists John O’Keefe, CISO, Geico […]
March 25, 2021

How ASC 606 really affected SaaS Companies

After a full year of partnering with numerous tech companies to implement the new revenue recognition standard, Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (ASC 606), it has become clear that one of the largest impacts was not necessarily on when or how revenue was recognized, but rather on the accounting for costs to obtain a contract, which was included in […]
November 2, 2020

D.C. Council Eliminates Most QHTC Tax Incentives

The District of Columbia’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2020 (A23-0404), which received Mayoral approval on August 19, 2020, repeals most of the D.C. tax incentives that have been available for Qualified High Technology Companies (“QHTC”) for almost 20 years. The permanent version of legislation (B23-0670) has also been signed by the […]
August 31, 2020

3 Keys to a Successful Initial Audit for Technology Companies

Congratulations, you have an audit requirement! That means you’ve likely been successful in obtaining outside investment in some shape or form. Or perhaps you are reading this knowing that an audit requirement is looming as soon as the deal is inked, and you want to be prepared. In either situation, we get it: all your […]
August 28, 2020

Preparing for the Next Transaction

More than half of transactions that make it to a letter of intent fall apart during due diligence. There are many more that involve price-reductions or drawn out timeframes that can slow down transaction momentum and draw the leadership’s attention away from strategic opportunities. The next stage in your company’s strategic growth could involve additional […]
August 5, 2020

Healthcare Technology Q3 2019 Market Trends

In the Healthcare Technology space, the number of private equity and venture capital investments in the US has generally declined over the last five years. However, the average venture capital transaction value has increased from $2.4 million in CY2014 to $7.7 million in CY2018. Download our “Market Trends: Healthcare Technology Q3 2019 Technology Update” infographic […]
January 29, 2020

How to Develop an IT Strategic Plan and Stick to It

Preparation Is your business prepared to successfully respond to an IT-related disaster? Different companies require varying levels of technology and technology protection. When forming your IT strategy, the first critical step is to make sure your IT plan supports your specific company’s needs. This means developing a plan that will protect employees and important data […]
March 18, 2019

Mark Phillips Moderated a Panel for the Northern Virginia Technology Council

Mark Phillips, a partner in Aronson’s Diversified Commercial Services Group, moderated a panel for the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee on Thursday 3/7. While the region’s unemployment rate has remained around 3% (considered nearly full employment by economists), companies struggle to hire talent and are concerned about how Amazon moving into the […]
March 7, 2019

What Drives Value in Government Services & Defense M&A?

M&A transaction volume in the government services & defense market in recent periods has trended upward. There were 112 government services & defense acquisitions in 2015, compared to 82 and 79 acquisitions in 2013 and 2014, respectively. There were 31 acquisitions in the space for Q1-2016, which was a significant increase over Q1-2015 activity.[1] So what […]
July 15, 2016

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.
January 28, 2016