After learning about what valuation is and why it’s important in Part 1, today we roll up our sleeves and learn how both investors and founders can value early-stage startups.
We discuss the top 7 methods for early-stage valuation, including:
1) Berkus Method
2) Scorecard Method
3) Risk Factor Summation Method
4) Venture Capital Method
5) Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Method
6) Comparables (Comps) Method
7) First Chicago Method
Startup Investing 101 Series
Level 3, Module 1 – Screening and Selecting Early-Stage Crowdfunding Investments
CrowdWise Academy – free educational videos and content for investors in equity crowdfunding (Reg CF and Reg A+ of the JOBS Act).
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