Startup

Porto Capital provides management advisory services to startups. From business formation to strategic direction, and tax planning to accounting setup, we help entrepreneurs swim through a sea of regulations, market opportunities and financial & economic concepts. We help early stage ventures and small businesses with their back-office and financial needs. Once their steady, we help them grow into stable organizations.

We help startups accelerate momentum right across the growth cycle, delivering strategic advice and support in capital raising efforts through to partnerships and eventual exit. In summary, creating higher value for all stakeholders.

We help entrepreneurs and business owners start, get ready for fundraising and to the right advisors and funding. We are seasoned startup consultants and venture partners who have started, operated and managed startups, business in distress as well as multimillion dollar corporations. We share all our knowledge with the entrepreneur, our network and, some times all of our resources to help entrepreneurs reach success. Bottom line, we partner with committed entrepreneurs.

Business formation

  • Business entity selection: Corporation, Limited Liability Corporation, Partnerships, Limited Liability Partnerships, etc
  • Entity Registration
  • Tax status election: pass-through or corporate income tax status
  • Tax authority and governmental registration and compliance
  • Bank account setup
  • Partnership, Stockholders and Investor Agreements
  • Vesting Rights Agreement for Co-Founders
  • Bylaws and Operating Agreements (LLC)
Financial, Accounting and Bookkeeping Advisory

  • Accounting and bookkeeping setup, using the latest software and technologies
  • Proper management and internal control setup
  • Ongoing hands-on financial advisory, including profit margin, pricing and gross margin analysis
  • Tax compliance services – monthly, quarterly and annually
  • Payroll setup and ongoing processing (including direct deposit and e-paystubs)
  • Annual checkup and regulatory compliance
Growth Advisory

  • Financial modeling
  • Strategic roadmap definition
  • Sales strategy advisory and execution
  • Representation with lenders to ignite growth
  • Partnership and joint-venture agreements
  • Business development, refinement of value proposition and go-to-market strategy
  • Strategic partnership identification and negotiation
  • Identification and execution of value-enhancing acquisitions

 


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