Venture capital valuation : case studies and methodology /

"Very few of the decision makers involved in a venture backed company have a definitive understanding of how valuation techniques are being applied to their financial statements and their decision making process. This casebook provides a quick and accurate road map on how valuation techniques u...

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Main Author: Carver, Lorenzo, 1968-
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2012.
Series:Wiley finance series.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Using Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to Explain VC Valuation Gains and Losses: How VCs, Angels, Founders, and Employees Give Up Investment Cash Flow Every Day
  • Chapter 2. Should Venture-Backed Companies Even Consider a DCF Model? Introducing the Life Science Valuation Case: Zogenix
  • Chapter 3. Valuation Methods versus Allocation Methods Regarding Zogenix
  • Chapter 4. Applying the Typical DCF Model to a Venture-Backed Company Hardly Ever Works
  • Chapter 5. "Enterprise Value" + "Allocation Methods" = Value Destruction: Undervaluing Companies and Overvaluing Employee Options
  • Chapter 6. Why You Should D.O.W.T. (Doubt) Venture Capital Returns--Option Pool Reserve
  • Chapter 7. If Valuation Can't Make You Money, Do You Really Need It?: Learning Practical Applications from
  • Chapter 8. Don't Hate the Appraiser (Blame the Auditor Instead)
  • Chapter 9. Don't Blame the Auditors (Blame the Practice Aid Instead): 409A Valuation Professionals Discussing Topic 820 (FAS 157) With VC CFOs
  • Chapter 10. Now That You Understand Venture Capital Valuation, Share It.