What Small Businesses Need to Know About 2021 Covid-19 Relief Packages
3 March 2021
Congress enacted a number of relief programs to help businesses and their employees financially survive the pandemic. Along with the programs has come a great deal of guidance, some of which has been more confusing than helpful. Giuseppe Salamone of VaroTeam outlines what’s available and how to secure relief funds.
Top Five Cloud Accounting Software Solutions
2 March 2021
Cloud accounting solutions are a tool that could save time and reduce stress for many mid-size business owners in Miami. With office locations off the table for the time being, the old days of single location spreadsheets are most likely behind us. And now with a startup surge in full flow, the new, younger crowd of executives joining the city are tech savvy and fully prepared to embrace the cloud.
Accountants’ Key Role in Securing PPP Funding
1 March 2021
Small to medium-sized businesses have weathered quite a storm over the past year and as accountants with clients in this category, these businesses are looking to you to captain the ship. Thankfully, with the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)’s second round there is some relief in sight for your SMB clients as 2020 has had a significant impact on them.
Miami Heat: The Startup Surge
5 February 2021
The startup world in Miami is experiencing a transformative moment as numerous Silicon Valley startups reconsider where they want to be based. Both Miami and Austin are the new hotspots, and in Miami alone, Crunchbase reports that the tech scene raised close to $1 billion in venture funding last year. One notable startup that has set up shop in Florida is Fintech Pipe, which left their Los Angeles and San Francisco offices for the Sunshine State. The founders say they’ve received hundreds of messages from other business owners asking how they can do the same.
7 Tips Every Startup Should Follow to Maintain Financial Health
9 December 2020
Nothing spells disaster for a startup like poor financial health. Whatever the industry, however great the idea, if the numbers just don’t add up, there will be little recourse to get things back on track. Even if a business is still above water, any uncertainty over the numbers can destroy investor confidence and jeopardize strategic decisions, making it the quickest way to a steep and slippery slope. As those vitals take a downward spin, the dream of business ownership could be over before it has even begun.
Creating a Business Budget for 2021 (and Tips on How to Do So)
3 December 2020
For any business, small or large, getting your budget right can be the thin line between success and failure. At VaroTeam we are well-versed on planning and executing an effective budget. Given that we are based in Miami Beach, we thought we’d share a few tips for local entrepreneurs and business owners. Firstly, your budget has to align with your vision and goals. They are the foundation on which you can build your budget. So ask yourself: Are your vision and goals specific, measurable, achievable, time based and relevant?
Giuseppe Salamone of VaroTeam: 5 Things Every CEO Should Know About Navigating The World Of Finance
12 November 2020
Ihad the pleasure of interviewing Giuseppe Salamone, Co-Founder of Varo Team, a fast-growing accounting, bookkeeping and CFO startup headquartered in Miami, Florida. At age 24, Giuseppe became a Finance Supervisor for JP Morgan Chase, responsible for various multi-million-dollar reconciliation projects. He later worked as a Financial Controller for a $65 million-dollar healthcare company before beginning his entrepreneurial journey in 2017...
Meet Giuseppe Salamone | Co-Founder
14 October 2020
We had the good fortune of connecting with Giuseppe Salamone and we’ve shared our conversation below. Hi Giuseppe, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success? What is the saying…? The road to success is paved with failures…? For me, the road to success was not paved with failures, but it certainly wasn’t smooth pavement. The road has been long and bumpy, full of potholes and slippery when wet. The reason I’ve been able to overcome adversity is by being consistent, disciplined and patient...
Meet Helen Braswell Kakouris of VaroTeam in Miami Beach
10 September 2020
Today we’d like to introduce you to Helen Braswell Kakouris. Helen, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? I grew up between California and Colorado and graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a minor in Legal Studies. Immediately following, I continued my education and received my Master of Accountancy and CPA license within weeks of my 23rd birthday. The summer following graduation, I went to work full-time in the audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). My main client was a Fortune 300 company...
Meet Giuseppe Salamone of VaroTeam in South Beach
3 September 2020
Today we’d like to introduce you to Giuseppe Salamone. Giuseppe, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. As an accountant and a Co-Founder of VaroTeam, I am the son of an entrepreneuring Italian immigrant and second oldest of 43 grandchildren (oldest on my mom’s side). I have always found joy in changing chaos into cleanliness and confusion into clarity and have pursued this through my studies with a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science in Accounting. I am now preparing to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam...
25 July 2018
Listen to Say Bookkeeping Founder & CEO, Giuseppe Salamone, on AM 880 Wall Street Business Network - The Biz. As an expert bookkeeper, Giuseppe was invited to the Steve O & Rene Morning Show to share how SBK is helping small and mid-size business owners reach their financial goals by leveraging the use of new technology to reduce cost and streamline day to day accounting processes. Giuseppe speaks about the most common challenges faced by small business and proposes several solutions to help you succeed.
Say Bookkeeping on Miami's Community Newspaper
13 December 2017
Say Bookkeeping “SBK” has launched and we couldn’t be happier! Starting your own business is often a leap of faith and requires trust, commitment, dedication… plus, lots of hard work. So now that we are off and running…who exactly are we, and what can we do for you? Say Bookkeeping was created by accounting executive Giuseppe Salamone. His goal is to focus on small to medium size business owners and to provide...