Technology Blog

Armanino’s Technology Blog informs technology and software CFOs and executives of the latest industry trends, rule changes and best practices. Our professionals bring you their insights and advice from an accounting and organization perspective to help your company reach its goals.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Avoiding Equity Management Headaches

Let’s face it: Equity management is one of those thankless jobs that nobody wants to own. It starts innocently enough while a startup is eager to attract and incentivize its talent to do great things. At that point, who has time to worry about managing stock options? We’ve got real work to do. Later, it …

Monday, May 12, 2014

Is Your Stock Option Plan Audit and IPO Ready?

Nothing is worse than having to respond to significant audit questions around stock option accounting right in the middle of an audit or an IPO S-1 filing. How your company handles its stock options comes under the microscope during important moments—audits and equity events—and the key to avoiding problems lies in keeping track of the …

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The Importance of 409A and Equity Awards for Growing Companies

For growing companies, options and other forms of equity awards are an important way of incentivizing top talent when cash is in short supply or the market demands ownership opportunity. According to a recent Armanino webinar titled The Importance of 409A and Equity Awards for Growing Companies, Dirk Van Dyke, Managing Director of Valuation Services, …