Startup Valuation Methods: How to Calculate the Value of a Startup?

Bahaa Mahagne
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How to Choose the Best Valuation Method ?
Comparable Pricing Method
Scorecard Method
Discounted Cash Flow Method
“Cost to Duplicate” Method
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Simon Barker
Learn to code @ allthecode.co
In my limited experience it always seemed to come down to what number makes every one equally uncomfortable but that can be sold to their respective parties. I guess a big part comes down to the companies funding method and the reason for the valuation.
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Tarek Dajani
Founder @ Front Figure
I am actually building a valuation / feasibility study platform (not really done with it: https://www.frontfigure.com/ ). So based on my experience for tech startups, the best quick method is to do a T+1 revenue multiple, that means your next 12 months forecasted revenue multiplied by a revenue multiple of your industry and country / comparable companies. At the end of day, this would only imply a fair valuation, but then the actual valuation agreed upon would be based on the negotiations and other terms agreed upon. Good luck Bahaa