How do you determine the discount rate you need to calculate the current value of a company that hasn’t generated revenues yet?

The meaning of a “discount rate” is best understood by making a parallel with the interest rate you get from the bank on your savings account. While the interest rate is a % you use to calculate what 100 USD or EUR on your account will become after a number of years, the discount rate … Continue reading How do you determine the discount rate you need to calculate the current value of a company that hasn’t generated revenues yet?

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Asian expansion – Venture Valuation is taking advantage of growth in Asia opening a new office in Singapore

Asian expansion – Venture Valuation is taking advantage of growth in Asia opening a new office in Singapore ZURICH / SINGAPORE, December 2013 – Venture Valuation has recently opened its Asian office in Singapore to take advantage of the growing life sciences sector in Asia and to be even closer to its customers. Having had … Continue reading Asian expansion – Venture Valuation is taking advantage of growth in Asia opening a new office in Singapore

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How to assess start-up companies

Relevant soft factors to assess startup companies Investing in early stage companies is a risky business. In recent years, many venture capitalists have discovered painfully, the consequences of pursuing less than thorough risk assessments. Although it’s the negative experiences that tend to be heard first, it’s the success stories that make it all the more … Continue reading How to assess start-up companies

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