This free equity investment Excel template can be used to estimate the amount of equity which an investor might require in order make an investment in a startup business. The calculator takes into account the return required by the investor and the number of years to exit.
Equity financing is one method of funding a business. The cost of equity financing arises from the fact that part of the ownership of the business is sold in return for the funds, and a percentage of the profits now belongs to the investor shareholder.
Last modified February 16th, 2023 by Michael Brown