Posts Tagged 'startup'

STARTUP – by Elizabeth Edwards

January 23 2011 No Commented

I received an email solicitation encouraging me to purchase a new book on starting companies by Elizabeth Edwards about two weeks ago.  Now…without explaining further, you can guess what I do with such solicitation.  That’s right…delete!  But, for some reason, I read the email and promptly both bought and read the book.  Am I glad […]

Valuations are down during this recession!

November 20 2009 No Commented

Valuations are down during this recession! The pre-money valuation of a new venture is the valuation just before an investor writes a check. The post-money valuation is the valuation of the startup just after investors checks are cashed for a given round of investment. Therefore: The pre-money valuation plus the invested monies equals the post-money valuation. The pre-money […]