Our clients have often complimented us as being
“the most valued CFO Advisors on their team.

Astute has built a reputation for offering innovative solutions and strategic business advise to many growth-focused companies. Our entrepreneurial spirit and focus has helped create continued success for our clients.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we are a leading Accounting and CFO Advisory firm delivering personalized service to our clients and helping them unlock their potential. We offer a wide array of advisory services including R&D Tax Credit, Accounting for Income Taxes, Technical Accounting, Internal Audit (SOX Compliance), Revenue Recognition, Forensic Accounting, Vendor Compliance, Royalty/Licensing Audits, Accounts Payable and Time & Expense Audits and Startup Services

Since we opened our doors in 2014, we have expanded our presence not only nationwide but also globally from the original founders to a now growing team in USA and India. At Astute, we are committed to deliver exceptional service to our clients, offer the best resources, and build a culture of inclusion for our team.

Some of our key achievements (highlights)

More than 100 R&D Tax Credit studies for Manufacturing, Technology, Pharmaceutical & Energy Companies, resulting in over $75 Million in tax incentives.

Instrumental in building Licensing/Royalty Compliance Audit program for Life Technologies, a giant Biotech company.

Overseen Merger & Acquisition activities with publicly held companies like
Microsoft and Cisco.

Saved more than $10 Million in royalty payments and recovered Millions in lost royalty revenue for Life Science, Entertainment & Technology Clients.

What Differentiates Us

  • A client-centric firm
  • Tech-enabled Solutions
  • High level partner involvement
  • High caliber resources to scale quickly and easily
  • Trustworthy business advisors
  • Deep subject matter expertise


Integrity and


Diversity and


Leadership Team

Ashwini Vasudeva
(Partner / Co-Founder)
Medhavi Kurundwadkar, CA
(Director of Operations, Astute India)
Janet Ramsay
(Accounting/Tax Manager)
Todd S.
(Director R&D Tax Credit)
Astute is a certified Accounting Corporation under the California Board of Accountancy (CBA).

Astute is also a certified Women-Owned and Minority-Owned Business.

With these certifications we can focus on helping all businesses, corporations, non-profits and government agencies succeed in their ventures.

California Board of Accountancy

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