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Business Growth

All you need to know to make your business grow

Average and maximum valuations for Scorecard and Checklist

You can refer to the table below to see the average valuation for the Scorecard Method and maximum valuation for the Checklist Method for your country. We base our country estimates on real transactions occurred all over the world since November 1st, 2016. Whenever we were not able to find a large enough sample of pre-money valuations in a…

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2018: megarounds, crypto-sobering and more IPOs to come!

2018 has been an intense year in the startup funding world. While for early stage companies seed rounds have dangerously stretched into the smaller, stealthier raisings of a Seed Phase, later stage funding has seen the surge of Megarounds – gargantuan VC funding involving hundred millions of dollars. It has been a record year in…

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EBITDA Multiples by Industry

You can find in the table below the EBITDA multiples for the industries available on the Equidam platform. The data is based on the annual estimate provided by Prof. Aswath Damodaran of the New York University for 2018. WARNING: use with caution Originally just a valuation solidity check, multiples have become a popular approach to…

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The Seed is Dead, Long Live the Seed

As Q4 2018 draws near, we receive more and more confirmations of what cannot be called a chance anymore: Seed rounds are dead. Important voices of the startup financing world pointed to the trend already in July. Tomasz Tunguz of RedPoint Ventures has highlighted the changing situation of earliest stage fundraising in two articles, a…

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[Parameters Update P5.0] Average and maximum valuations

You can refer to the table below to see how the average valuation for the Scorecard Method and maximum valuation for the Checklist Method will change for your country specifically. We base our new country estimates on real transactions occurred all over the world since Jan 1st, 2016. Whenever we were not able to find a large enough…

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fundraising a treasure map

Fundraising: A Treasure Map

When it comes to fundraising, entrepreneurs are like  knights on a quest to find the Holy Grail. Out here on the internet you can find many opinions, representing completely different – sometimes contradicting – approaches and philosophies. At the end of the day, how could it be possible to sum up the tears, the effort,…

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How much value do you really capture from your data?

How much value do you really capture from your data?

With the growth of IoT and connected devices, companies can capture and store more and more data. Recording is however only part of the deal. Data needs to be analysed, packaged, and utilised in order to be useful and, as a consequence, valuable. But what is the right package? How does one capture the most of…

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