How Startup Valuation Works – Measuring a Company’s Potential [infographic]

Jul 09

By Anna Vital, FunderesandFounders How would you measure the value of a company? Especially, a company that you started a month ago – how do you determine startup valuation? That is the question you will be asking yourself when you look for money for your company. Let’s lay down the basics. Valuation is simply the value of a company. There are folks who make a...

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The 5 traits of radically successful people

Jun 19

The 5 traits of radically successful people

Original article posted on VentureBeat by a 19 year old VC. I have a crazy idea: success isn’t just about hard work. We hear about hard work all the time—it’s what Olympic champions talk about when they get to the top of the podium and it’s what the media credits as the sole force behind of multimillion-dollar Internet entrepreneurs. But there has to be...

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Angels VS. Venture Capitlists [infographic]

Jun 04

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The Art of Raising Seed: You’re Either Hot, Or You Make Your Own Heat

May 29

The Art of Raising Seed: You’re Either Hot, Or You Make Your Own Heat

Good read from Techcrunch on raising seed capital. Editor’s note: This post is written by guest author Darius “Bubs” Monsef, who is founder & CEO of the new design marketplace CreativeMarket. He is also the founder of the popular creative community COLOURlovers and is a mentor with 500Startups & PIEPDX. Bubs blogs at HelloBubs. I’d started raising 3...

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Want to Know How VC’s Calculate Valuation Differently from Founders?

May 23

Great post from Serial Entrepreneur and VC, Mark Suster discussing valuations of startups. Back in 1999 when I first raised venture capital I had zero knowledge of what a fair term sheet looked like or how to value my company. Due to competitive markets we ended up with a pretty good term sheet until we needed to raise money in April 2001 and then we got completely...

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