Top Tips for Building a Technology Start-up from an Accountant and Valuator’s Perspective:

The Vancouver Technology Arena is quickly evolving and drawing more business players into the marketplace. Many technology entrepreneurs have built great companies with a positive and lasting impact to our communities. At DMCL, we’re strong supporters of entrepreneurship and we love a good success story. Most of the winners in the tech space did these ten […]

Effective Divestiture Process

This article is from the quarterly Canadian Overview, a newsletter produced by the Canadian member firms of Moore North America. These articles are meant to pursue our mission of being the best partner in your success by keeping you aware of the latest business news. In previous articles we discussed various liquidity alternatives and how […]

Valuation Reports Are Not All Equal

This article is from the quarterly Canadian Overview, a newsletter produced by the Canadian member firms of Moore North America. These articles are meant to pursue our mission of being the best partner in your success by keeping you aware of the latest business news. Once it is determined that an independent valuation is needed, […]

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Pre-Employee Share Ownership Plans (“ESOP”) – Key Valuation Considerations

This article is from the quarterly Canadian Overview, a newsletter produced by the Canadian member firms of Moore North America. These articles are meant to pursue our mission of being the best partner in your success by keeping you aware of the latest business news.  Developing an ESOP is new territory for both employer and employee. Many […]

Revenue Diversification

Revenue Diversification By Non-Profit Organizations

This article is from the quarterly Canadian Overview, a newsletter produced by the Canadian member firms of Moore North America. These articles are meant to pursue our mission ofbeing the best partner in your success by keeping you aware of the latest business news.  The Canadian Income Tax Act defines a non-profit organization as “a club, society or […]

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Shareholder Motivations for Liquidity

  (Part 2 of Preparing for a Liquidity Event) In my previous article that appeared in June’s edition of the Canadian Collaboration Newsletter, I discussed how best to prepare for a liquidity event. Proper preparation ensures a business is well positioned when encountering any unexpected events that may result in a liquidity event. It is recommended to […]

Liquidity Event

Preparing for a Liquidity Event

  The success of a liquidity event involving a privately-held business requires considerable preparation. Even in circumstances where a sale is not imminent, much can be done to improve the operational and financial performance of a business in order to ensure owners can capitalize on favorable market conditions and execute their liquidity option when the […]

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Cloud Accounting

The Internet Age has revolutionized every industry and accounting is no exception. Introducing, cloud accounting; a faster and more efficient method of tracking your business’ expenses and financial reporting. Cloud accounting is the process of migrating financial accounting systems into a cloud-based platform, away from a server. In terms of the accessibility and benefits to […]