Valuation Platform

Should I use a business valuation calculator?

There’s a few companies out there offering automatic valuations for startups. While it seems like a good option for all those companies who can’t figure out how valuation works and what value to communicate to investors, using an automated model completely fails the scope of the valuation. There are three main reasons for this: Your financial projections[…]

Fundraising

How to start planning your fundraising campaign

There are many potentially great entrepreneurs with valid ideas, but often with little knowledge as to how to take the idea further with the limited resources they have available. Luckily there are now a variety of ways to fund businesses. All these options may be confusing at first. However, depending on the type of business[…]

Damodaran on Narrative and Numbers in Valuation

Aswath Damodaran’s webinar on “Narrative and Numbers: A Guide to Disciplined Story Telling and Imaginative Number Crunching” on Sageworks provided some very interesting insights into different approaches to valuation. Damodaran distinguishes between those people who are more comfortable with number crunching, and the storytellers. The ‘Numbers’ people tend to think that valuation is all about[…]

Matchmaking platforms for seed funding in Europe

With incubators, accelerators, new granting schemes and crowdfunding platforms popping up everywhere, the possibilities to fund your startup are becoming endless. Yet the funds available are still limited, most of the individuals and companies that have the means to invest still regard seed stage startup investments as too risky, accompanied by disadvantages due to the complexity[…]