Mission Vision Values – Template to Share

November 16, 2016

by Jeremy Allen, Nov 2016 A template and framework for other small businesses to craft their own Mission, Vision, and Values (MVV)   Recently I was invited to speak on a panel for Seattle Startup Week.  It was an honor to sit alongside other founders and entrepreneurs, answering questions about what makes start-ups succeed and […]

P.I.V.O.T.A.L — Why 10% Succeed & 90% Fail

November 14, 2016

When I was asked to speak on a panel at Seattle Startup Week 2016, I didn’t anticipate that over 370 Seattle-area entrepreneurs would register for the Tuesday Nov 15, 9am session. Ahead of tomorrow’s talk, I sat down to distill, as best I could, the most basic principals that I’ve seen speak to why only 10% of […]

Seattle Startup Week 2016

November 14, 2016

Join more than 300 Seattle-area entrepreneurs on Tuesday, Nov 15th for a fast-paced, 50- minute session on why only 10% of startups succeed. Every participant will be invited to submit their questions by twitter to moderator Matt Heinz with the tag #ssw2016 – the panelists will do their best to address questions during the live event. What can’t be […]

Pure Barre – We use Fathom for Financial Reporting

October 19, 2016

Our founder, Jeremy Allen, explains why he thinks Fathom is one of the Best Financial Reporting Tools available for bookkeeping and accounting firms. System Six Bookkeeping Explains Why Fathom is the Best Financial Reporting Tool from Jeremy on Vimeo.

Technology Trends in Bookkeeping & Accounting

May 19, 2016

Recently, (May 2016) our friends at Fathom HQ and Practice Ignition invited System Six founder Jeremy Allen to be a panelist in a discussion they hosted on technology trends in accounting. The unofficial Seattle Beer Week event brought together local industry professionals to discuss the ways technology is helping bookkeepers and accountants tackle day to day […]

Business Intelligence & Data Reporting Heroes

March 11, 2016

As we’ve blogged about in the past, when it comes to reporting, we’ve tried the majority of web-based financial reporting tools and dashboards out there.   Recently, we had a chance to discuss our experiences with Accounting Today’s Danielle Lee for her Accounting Technology segment. Here’s a link to that article, which describes our experiences helping […]

The Powerful FATHOM Financial Analysis Tool

November 2, 2015

When it comes to reporting, we’ve tried the majority of web-based financial reporting tools out there. We’ve extensively tested Corelytics, Finagraph, SimpleKPI, and even built our own custom (and overly complex) Excel dashboard that leveraged QODBC technologies to update directly from QuickBooks Desktop and Online by the push of a button. There are a plethora […]

Small Business Start-up, Growth, Valuation, and Exit

November 26, 2012

Zane Tarence shares wisdom about a small business start-up, growth, valuation, and exit  from his 15 years and over 75 technology deals experience. Thank you to Jordan Van Horn for sharing this article by Zane Tarence, Managing Director of Founders Investment Bank. A Plan for Small Business Start-up, Growth, Valuation, and Exit Success 1.  Looking to […]

QuickBooks: 5 Secrets to Your Success

April 14, 2011

There are many reasons that contribute to the success or failure of a business.  Specifically, many small business owners overspend their valuable time and resources trying to become bookkeeping and accounting experts using QuickBooks. If you are a small business owner and are keeping your own books, here are 5 of the best tips I’ve […]

System Six in the New York Times

February 25, 2011

Business Development Partner Jordan Van Horn, Quoted in the New York Times Our own Jordan Van Horn is moving with his wife Caitlin from Seattle, Washington to Birmingham, Alabama. And the successful sale of their Ballard home during this tough real estate market and economy recently caught national attention. Jordan is our Business Development Partner […]