Warren Averett supports your ‘big idea’ from concept to exit

Warren Averett provides technology, life sciences, emerging and venture-backed companies the financial services in accounting, tax and advisory with an eye towards growth and finding practical solutions. Many of our professionals have dedicated their careers to and successfully served this dynamic industry segment, bringing specialized knowledge to guide entrepreneurs through accounting, tax and business issues. Our professionals actively contribute and support the entrepreneurial ecosystem by serving on incubator and tech industry boards, maintaining community and professional relationships and supporting sponsorships that bring direct benefits to their clients.

We have experience working with technology and life sciences companies in every stage of growth—from startups, venture and private equity-backed to publically-traded. They include those in biotechnology, communications, e-business, hardware, information technology, medical device, pharmaceutical, security, software and storage.

With an understanding of the complex issues executives face in technology and life sciences, no matter the life cycle stage, our professionals possess the experience to assist—from tax planning and compliance to audit and assurance services to specialized consulting. We collaborate and work to foster growth from initial concept through liquidity. Whether it’s structuring your business, recognizing revenue, evaluating the most beneficial tax structure domestically and internationally, capturing tax credits and incentives, or making introductions to potential funding sources, we work to bring you sound knowledge and direction in the current environment.

  • Start-up consulting, including entity structuring
  • Outsourcing, virtual accounting and recordkeeping
  • Business planning
  • Comprehensive federal, multi-state and international tax planning and compliance strategy
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Revenue recognition
  • Tax credits and incentives
  • Assurance
  • Accounting for income taxes
  • Accounting for strategic joint ventures
  • Stock option accounting and tax reporting
  • Merger and acquisition support
  • Valuations
  • SEC-related issues
  • Succession and estate planning
  • Liquidity event planning

As you navigate the business environment each day, you can count on Warren Averett’s dedicated and collaborative professionals to assist your venture with the best of technical and industry knowledge. We offer a complimentary 90-minute consultative diagnostic meeting with the entrepreneur and/or owners of the company to review their business plan.