Founder’s Pocket Guide: Startup Valuation

Founder’s Pocket Guide: Startup Valuation

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For many early-stage entrepreneurs assigning a pre-money valuation to your startup is one of the more daunting tasks encountered during the fundraising quest. This guide provides a quick reference to all of the key topics around early-stage startup valuation and provides step-by-step examples for several valuation methods. This Foundera€™s Pocket Guide helps startup founders learn: a€c What a startup valuation is and when you need to start worrying about it. a€c Key terms and definitions associated with valuation, such as pre-money, post-money, and dilution. a€c How investors view the valuation task, and what their expectations are for early-stage companies. a€c How the valuation fits with your target raise amount and resulting founder equity ownership. a€c How to do the simple math for calculating valuation percentages. a€c How to estimate your company valuation using several accepted methods. a€c What accounting valuation methods are and why they are not well suited for early-stage startups.With this self-educating and money-saving sequence in mind, leta#39;s dig in to this Founders Pocket Guide. ... Founders seeking information on later-stage company valuation methods should consult a CPA or other valuation specialists trained in anbsp;...

Title:Founder’s Pocket Guide: Startup Valuation
Author:Stephen R. Poland
Publisher:1x1 Media - 2014-08-17


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