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Pre-Money Valuation Calculator

Valuation refers to the process of determining a company’s present value. It is an important figure in finance as it is needed or used in investment analysis, capital budgeting, merger and acquisition transactions, financial reporting, taxable events to determine the proper tax liability. Valuations can be done on assets like investments in marketable securities such as companies’ shares and related rights, business enterprises, or intangible assets such as patents, data, and trademarks or on liabilities such as bonds issued by a company. The valuation described is the company’s enterprise value (EV) which is the value of the entire business without considering its capital structure. It’s important to point out that a company’s enterprise value is unaffected by a round of funding. So while a company’s equity value increases by the amount of cash, its EV remains constant.  At this juncture, it is crucial to differentiate the terms pre-money and post-money valuation, which are often heard concerning startups. Pre-money and post-money valuations used in private equity or venture capital industries are related to the company’s equity value. These figures are used by outside investors such as venture capitalists and angel investors in their investment decisions. In this article we will be looking at pre-money valuation calculators and its related terms.

portfolio expected return calculator

Portfolio Expected Return Calculator

Why do people invest? Do people invest for the sake of investment? The main reason why people invest should be to earn money from the investment! When considering investing in something – whether it’s real estate or paper assets like stocks and bonds-is fair to ask: What is in it for me? We naturally would want an idea of much money we will make from the investment before actually investing! In simplest terms, the amount of money or the profit made from an investment is called the return on that investment. There are many terms associated with the return of an investment that can be confusing even to seasoned investors. In this article, we are going to explain what is meant by the expected return and show examples of portfolio expected return calculator.

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Looking For A Business Partner

No man is an island. No company can operate without outside partners. As cliché as it sounds, this is particularly true when starting a business.  For example, when founding a startup, one of the crucial steps that a founder must do is looking for a business partner. History is dotted with business partnerships that are as legendary, if not more legendary, than the business itself. One of the most crucial business partnerships is that of founder/co-founder.

Mentoring Session

Good Topics For A Mentoring Session

Mentoring is widely acknowledged as a powerful tool for development. In organizations, in formal setting it is helps employees progress

what is the role of a mentor

What Is The Role Of A Mentor?

Socrates and Plato. Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. Warren Buffet and Bill Gates. Maya Angelou and Oprah Winfrey. Steve Jobs

what does the chief of staff do

What Does The Chief of Staff Do?

What does the chief of staff (COS) do? It depends on the needs of the organization. The short answer is that the best COS’s complement the skills of their leaders. Visionary leaders will need chiefs of staff with strategic focus and operational efficiency to ensure they make the most of a limited and valuable resource: their time.

Do You Need A Chief Of Staff?

Whenever you hear the mention of a “Chief of Staff,” John Kelly and Caroline Pugh’s images come to mind. They’re

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