Tech Startup Accountants

Founders trust us with their accounting & tax compliance.

Cloud Based tools. Down to Earth approach.

From Pre-Seed to Series A, to Exit!

Founders trust ShayCPA when it comes to their taxes and their financials. We offer personal service and actionable money saving advice to founders looking for a more hands-on CPA Firm.

Our Process


Step 1: Contact Us

Get in touch and we’ll reach out to you to schedule a video call to better understand your tech startups needs and prepare a custom quote.


Step 2: Onboarding

We’ll invite you to our secure client portal where you can use our easy to use onboarding checklist to get started. See general pricing guide here.


Step 3: Review

We schedule ongoing video calls with you to review your financials and ensure all of your tax compliance is taken care off.

Services that Scale with your Startup

Our Services

Accounting for Startups

A GREAT set of financial statements informs decision making in real time. It allows you to know your burn rate and runway and understand your KPI’s to drive profit margins. We understand that tech startups have nuances like MRR/ARR and Deferred Revenue Recognition. Our trained team loves to get into the nitty gritty of accounting and does not shy away tackling complex transactions.

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Taxes for Startups

Founders a Tax Return can be way more than just a compliance exercise - done correctly tech startups can realize valuable R&D Tax Credits that put cash back into your business to extend runway and drive growth, set the founders up to take advantage of favorable capital gains rates through Qualified Small Business Stock treatment (QSBS) and save yourself from making painful errors that can lead to serious penalties for not filing the right forms at the right times.

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Founders partner with us.

Years of Experience

Founders Helped

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Passion to work with Tech Founders

Client Testimonials

We have a proven track record of working with early stage technology companies and have a passion and curiosity for the amazing ingenuity of the founders we have a privilege to work with everyday!

“I’ve been working with Akshay for 5+ years and he’s the best. He cares about your business and the people who work for you and he’s a genuinely nice person with a super competent team behind him.”

5 stars

Alana Range

Principal & Creative Director, Radish Lab

“We have been working with Shay CPA for a few years. The team is always very professional and gives clear advice, guidance, and insight. Their ability to understand the infrastructure of a highly technical start-up has been so helpful as we continue to grow and scale.”

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Sophie McNeill

Operations Manager, Paperspace

“Shay CPA is the very best accounting firm I’ve had the pleasure to work with. Akshay is on top of what’s important, and he’s also very tech savvy which makes working with him seamless and efficient!”

5 stars

Angelique Mercurio

Founder & CEO, EnerKnol

“Akshay is a great and very professional CPA. We are glad to be working with him and his team. We recommend him.”

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Eduardo Rivara

CEO, Facenote

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