Venture Capital Fund Administration

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Meet ever-evolving demands with full back-office support.

Venture Capital Fund Administration

Since its inception in 2000, our venture capital fund administration practice has offered superior consulting and full back-office support to venture capital firms, private equity funds, crypto funds, and special purpose vehicle entities.

solutions for venture
capital success.

Venture capital success in a competitive and demanding market
requires functional, adaptable solutions.

From fund formation to future expansion, we enhance your ability
to exceed investor expectations through project-based venture capital
fund administration services that are expertly designed for scale.

  • Develop recurring and ad hoc financial reports, balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, performance analytics and partner capital account statements (PCAPs), providing accurate and reliable performance insights to investors.

  • Day-to-day accounting and finance support for compliance with accounting standards, regulations and best practices, including providing support and insight on valuation of investments.

  • Communicate and collaborate with investors and external partners on capital call and distribution notices, tax reporting (e.g., distributions of Schedule K-1s), periodic investor updates, and audited financial statements.

  • Manage and review tax forms, oversee financial statement audit processes and address audit issues.

  • Manage risk by creating budgets, providing financial forecasts and reworking processes as needed to plan for future growth and success.

  • Manage invoices for accounts payable, 1099 filings and payroll processing.

  • Provide guidance for tax structures and ensuring accuracy and efficiency to minimize payments.

  • Turn to a trusted interim and/or fractional CFO to support your fund’s achievement of long-term financial goals and achievement of short and medium-term projects in accounting, financial planning and analysis and capital fundraising.

  • Provide services to support management companies such as cash management, payroll processing, invoice payment, and budgeting.

How We Help

Embrace the power of your investments.

Fueled by a team of accounting experts, industry specialists and experienced venture capital CFOs, we understand what is needed to support and grow a venture fund. By acting as a trusted partner to identify areas where we can provide the most value, you’ll empower your team to overcome the challenges of today’s competitive market, successfully manage your investments and grow your funds to new heights.

We help with venture capital fund administration challenges, including:

  • Timely reporting to investors
  • Efficiently addressing ad-hoc GP and LP requests
  • Valuation support for private company investments
  • Support for capital calls and distributions
  • Carried interest and management fee structure, including calculation of fees in line with governing documents
  • Fund creation/wind down
  • Preparing annual budgets and budget to actual analysis
  • Treasury function
  • Managing compliance matters
  • Managing relationships with outside counsel, tax professionals & external auditors
  • Maintaining carried interest waterfalls for fund & GP entities

Hear what our clients have to say.

Kranz has been an incredible partner since day 1 of founding Maple VC. As a solo-GP managing multiple institutional funds with over 100 LPs, I wouldn’t be able to operate without them. Their full service support is invaluable — they truly act as core members of my team with a dedicated CFO, Sr Accountant and Accounting Manager that I can rely on at any time. I have trusted them for nearly 7 years and feel super privileged to have them on my side in building a top-tier franchise.”

Andre Charoo Founder & Managing Partner Maple VC

“Kranz has been a trusted and valued partner as out third-party administrator since 2016. Throughout this time, our dedicated team has adapted quickly to our ever-changing needs, continuing to provide timely and accurate access to data. Their willingness to go above and beyond, on a consistent basis, is an exceptional contribution to our business.”

Zalia Aliriza Operational Partner, CFO, COO Blockchain Capital

“I have been thoroughly impressed with the accounting and CFO advisory services provided by Kranz specialists. Their expertise has been a valuable supplement to our organization, confirming our valuation conclusions and providing in-depth research and advice on technical audit issues. They have been a trusted advisor on all LP and GP related questions and have provided a thorough review of our fund financials and partner allocations. With Kranz specialists on our team, I have complete confidence in the accuracy of our investor reports. Their attention to detail, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled customer service have made them a valuable partner to our firm.”

Joelle Fox Tech Square Ventures

News & Insights

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Our Process

Empower your team with our tailored approach.

Set a strong foundation

Understand your specific business needs and identify areas where we can provide value-add services at fund inception and beyond.

Invest for success

Prepare for investment readiness, identify risks, support and track the fund’s progress against its goals.

Harvest the benefits

Review processes and investment-related procedures to support growth and scalability.

Dissolve and terminate

Provide support through liquidation or final distribution phases to ensure key deadlines are met and processes are adequately terminated.

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Invest for success with Kranz.

With nearly 30 years of experience, we are the proud “go-to” partner for full back-office support for funds, general partner entities and venture capital management companies.

Whether you need to optimize day-to-day reporting for real-time visibility or are identifying strategic investment opportunities, we enable you to forge the future of your fund.

Drive venture capital success with tangible benefits:

  • Investment readiness
  • Successful collaboration with investors and teams
  • Optimized reporting capabilities
  • Risk reduction
  • Saved time

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