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Founder's Pocket Guide - 2 Edition by Stephen R Poland (Paperback)

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Edition: 2 Edition

Number of Pages: 82

Genre: Business + Money Management

Sub-Genre: Entrepreneurship

Series Title: Founder's Pocket Guide

Format: Paperback

Publisher: 1x1 Media

Author: Stephen R Poland

Language: English

Street Date: August 16, 2014
TCIN: 78117892
UPC: 9781938162046
Item Number (DPCI): 247-77-4213


This guide is designed to be an introduction and quick reference to early-stage startup valuation topics.

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 reviews 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.

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