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startups

World-renowned Barcelona-based business school IESE recently announced it was funneling €3 million into a seed fund to help MBA students launch startups. While there’s no question that the notion of being the next tech wunderkind is becoming more glamorous, it’s the...

The tech initial public offering (IPO) hype machine has once again whirred to life on news that Tencent Music Entertainment Group, China’s largest music-streaming company, could be looking to assemble an underwriting team in the coming months and ready an IPO...
tech valuations

In the midst of 2016s first quarter, venture capital database CB Insights launched Downround Tracker – a tool which keeps a running tab on the latest failures and disappointments in the valuation sphere, with a special focus on tech valuations. Four...
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Firmex and Mergermarket's recent quarterly report on mid-market M&A focused on the valuation gap between buyers and sellers. At first glance, a valuation gap seems perfectly natural – buyers want to avoid overpaying for a company and sellers, of course, want...
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This year, the public markets have been off to a shaky start: The month of January saw the S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 and DJIA fall off over 5%. This poor performance is expected to have a chilling effect on this year’s...
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At the end of each year, Goldman Sachs compiles their favorite charts from their Thematic Research team and publishes them. These charts often capture interesting trends outside the more conventional research trends, covering topics that range from caloric consumption by gender...
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Debt makes the business world go round – from lines of credit to bank loans to bonds, companies can accomplish more today by borrowing against tomorrow. It is, however, a double-edged sword; while generally boasting a lower cost of capital from...

When Google Express pilots its fresh food same-day delivery service – announced this week – in the San Francisco Bay Area and a mysterious, yet to-be-named U.S. city (our money is on Seattle given it’s a stronghold for rival Amazon) in...

This is the second in a two-part article about strategies for a successful valuation. Last week, we talked about habits a business should develop from the start in order to get the most out of their valuation, and this week we're...

New businesses too often forget about valuation. Is it challenging? Yes. Is the process worth it? Most definitely. Ask any entrepreneur and they’ll talk your ear off about the highs and lows of launching and growing a business – the constant...