Valuation

What the greatest technology investors say about Valuation

VALUATION POSTS (35 posts)

The following is a list of the post titles by author under this topic.  Scroll further down this page to find the actual blog post by your selected author.   Author’s posts appear in reverse alphabetical order.  For example, following this list, Fred Wilson’s posts appear towards the beginning of the blog page, and Boston Millennia Partners’ post appears towards the end of the blog page.   

 BOSTON MILLENNIA PARTNERS (1 post)

Boston Millennia Partners:  Early Stage Investing is Far from an Exact Science

JEFFREY BUSSGANG  (1 post)

Jeffrey Bussgang:  Relationship between Option Pool Size & Price

CHRIS DIXON  (6 posts)

Chris Dixon:  How Much Seed Money to Raise

Chris Dixon:  Problems Taking Seed Money from Big VCs

Chris Dixon:  Nothing More Dilutive & Morale-Crushing than a Down Round 

Chris Dixon:  Never Share Your Minimum Valuation Number with Investors

Chris Dixon:  The Company’s Stage: Weighing Investor vs. Valuation

Chris Dixon:  Tranching Can Create Misalignment of Interests

BRAD FELD   (1 post)

Brad Feld:  The Math behind the Valuation Calculations

BRIAN GARRETT  (1 post)

Brian Garrett:  Do More with Less Before Raising Outside Capital

ROB HAYES   (1 post)

Rob Hayes:  Going for Growth vs. Revenue

JOSH KOPELMAN (2 posts)

Josh Kopelman:  The Unwritten Term on the Term Sheet

Josh Kopelman:  High Valuations Can Limit Exit Opportunities

JASON MENDELSON (1 post)

Jason Mendelson:  Investors Only Care About Returns & Control

BABAK NIVI  (1 post)

Babak Nivi:  The Biggest Mistake Entrepreneurs make when Raising Money

BASIL PETERS  (7 posts)

Basil Peters:  The Exit Strategy is the Most Important Business Plan Element

Basil Peters: Why VC's Block an Exit

Basil Peters:  Angels Need a 20-25%/yr Return

Basil Peters:  When Can You Sell?

Basil Peters:  How to Maximize the Selling Price

Basil Peters:   Strategic Value Increases Valuation

Basil Peters:  Valuation is Driven by the Future, not the Past

NAVAL RAVIKANT  (1 post)

Naval Ravikant:  Valuation is Temporary, Control is Forever

MARK SUSTER  (6 posts)

Mark Suster:  No Great Science to Determining Valuations

Mark Suster: Early Stage Technology Investments Come Down to 4 'M's'

Mark Suster:  Be Leary of Too High a Price

Mark Suster:  Mark Suster: Valuation-What It Is & Its Ranges

Mark Suster:  Dilution Benchmarks & Fundraising

Mark Suster:  Fundraising Terms Pile Up with Later Stage Investors

 FRED WILSON  (6 posts)

Fred Wilson: Two Rules of Thumb for Early Stage Fundraising

Fred Wilson:  There's No Science to Early Stage Valuation

Fred Wilson:  An Option Pool is about Price 

Fred Wilson:  Fred Wilson's Comfort Zones on Fundraising & Valuation

Fred Wilson: No One Gets More Diluted than the Founder

Fred Wilson:   The Valuation Environment is Tough Today