Founder's Pocket Guide: Startup Valuation 2E
Founder's Pocket Guide
Stephen R. Poland
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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.
In more detail, this Founder’s Pocket Guide helps startup founders learn:
What a startup valuation is and when you need to start worrying about it. • Key terms and definitions associated with valuation, such as pre-money, post-money, and dilution. • How investors view the valuation task, and what their expectations are for early-stage companies. • How the valuation fits with your target raise amount and resulting founder equity ownership. • How to do the simple math for calculating valuation percentages. • How to estimate your company valuation using several accepted methods. • What accounting valuation methods are and why they are not well suited for early-stage startups.
What's New in Version 1.2
This updated edition includes several new features, including: • The Startup Valuation Explorer • Expanded coverage of Valuation Methods • Responding to investor questions about your valuation • Understanding option pool impact on your valuation
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- Category: Small Business & Entrepreneurship
- Published: Aug 16, 2014
- Publisher: 1x1 Media
- Seller: 1x1 Media
- Print Length: 41 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Founder's Pocket Guide
- Version: 1.2