Technology Blog

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Technology Blog

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Last Call: Top 6 Reasons to Attend EVOLUTION

EVOLUTION is happening this Thursday, November 10 and it’s not too late to register! This free, one-day event for business leaders offers education and networking around today’s leading business practices, as well as the opportunity to earn continuing education (CE) credits. Here are the top reasons technology leaders should attend: 1. Experience Growth Through Innovation …

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Art of the Deduction

Earlier this month, the New York Times reported that Donald Trump had a $916 million net operating loss on his 1995 tax returns, which could have legally allowed him to offset his federal income taxes for nearly 20 years. This was possible because the tax code contains some big advantages for commercial real estate developers. …

Monday, October 3, 2016

EVOLUTION 2016 – Growth Through Innovation: Register to Attend

Back for the second year on November 10, Armanino will host EVOLUTION 2016—a free, one-day event for business leaders that offers education and networking around today’s leading business practices, as well as the opportunity to earn continuing education (CE) credits. Here is everything you need to know about this must-attend conference. This year we’re focusing …

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

What Venture Capitalists Want: 4 Tips to Secure Funding

Ever since there have been start-ups, there have been entrepreneurs vying for investors’ attention. In today’s technology world, access to funds is easier than ever. But it can also be very confusing. Start-ups need money to grow their businesses, and venture capitalists need to invest in start-ups in order to expand their portfolios. So, what …

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Silicon Prairie: 5 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Are Calling the Midwest Home

Last month we compared Los Angeles’s tech scene to that of Silicon Valley. Startups are packing their bags and heading south to the sunshine. But the entertainment capital of the world isn’t the only place entrepreneurs are heading—many are moving east to the prairie, the Silicon Prairie that is. So What Exactly is the Silicon …

Monday, May 23, 2016

Silicon Beach vs. Valley: The Stats

Since Armanino merged with Los Angeles-based RBZ last August, I’ve spent a significant amount of time back and forth between Silicon Valley and Silicon Beach. There has been a lot of talk about the resurgence of that region’s tech scene. The topic has gotten national attention lately, and it’s not just media hype. Although it’s …

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Calling All Tech CFOs: How Does Your Finance Organization Compare?

We’ve launched our annual CFO Evolution® survey designed to measure key aspects of the finance organization, and we need your expertise. What we’re asking of you: Less than 10 minutes of your day. If you can’t access the link using the image above, copy/paste the following URL into your browser: The survey takes less …

Friday, January 22, 2016

Bitcoin: A Failed Project?

When Bitcoin was released in 2009, it seemed to be the answer to every venture capitalist’s prayers. It was the future of currency—the reach was wide, the fees were low and the transactions almost instant. It had its doubters and flaws, but the outlook for Bitcoin was bright. Fast forward to 2016, users are ditching …

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Braces Case a Win for Tech, a Loss for Entertainment Industry

A closely watched court decision involving a patent dispute between two U.S. orthodontics companies is a win for tech firms, but a big blow to the entertainment industry and other sellers of digital content. On November 10, a federal appeals court panel ruled that the International Trade Commission (ITC) does not have control over the …

Monday, October 5, 2015

Top 5 Items CFOs Should Add to Their Agenda

Recently, a gathering of global chief financial officers from some of the world’s largest companies gathered at the Wall Street Journal’s  CFO Network conference. They saw a tightening labor market and higher wages—a sign of economic momentum. With the CFO market for talent at a premium and fierce competition in the finding the right CFO, …

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