Pre and Post-Money Valuation Calculator

This free Excel pre money post money valuation spreadsheet uses the amount of equity investment required by a startup and the equity percentage negotiated with an investor to calculate the post money valuation and the pre money valuation of the business.

Last modified November 8th, 2018 by Michael Brown
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Enterprise Value vs Equity Value

Enterprise value (EV) and equity or market value (MV) are two different terms used in the determination of the value of a business. Enterprise value is the value placed on the net operating assets of a business by all stakeholders, whereas equity value is the value placed on all assets of the business less its net debt by equity holders.

Last modified February 23rd, 2018 by Michael Brown
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Equity Investment Calculator for Startups

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.

Last modified June 7th, 2017 by Michael Brown
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Optimum Capital Structure for a Business

The capital structure of a business is the mixture of equity and debt it uses to finance its operations. The optimum capital structure is one which minimizes the weighted average cost of capital and thereby maximizes the valuation of the business.

Last modified November 21st, 2018 by Michael Brown
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Business Valuation Methods

When a business is seeking funding it will usually require a valuation. There are various business valuation models which can be used including PE multiples, assets based and discounted cash flow techniques.

Last modified November 21st, 2018 by Michael Brown
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Know Your Numbers – Startup Valuation – Part 4

Programs such as Dragons’ Den and Shark Tank have highlighted the need for an entrepreneur to know their numbers and provide a reasonable startup valuation when seeking investment for a startup business and preparing for a shark tank or dragons’ den type pitch.

Last modified April 10th, 2018 by Michael Brown
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Business Valuation Calculator for a Startup

When a business is seeking investment it needs to decide what percentage of the business it will offer in return for the investment (think dragons den or shark tank).

This simple business valuation calculator allows you to enter the investment and the percentage, and carry out a business valuation analysis to establish the return an investor will make.

Last modified June 25th, 2018 by Michael Brown
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PE Multiple Valuation

The PE multiple valuation or PE ratio valuation technique can be used to provide a rough valuation of the equity of a business based on its earnings after interest, tax and depreciation.

The price earnings ratio calculation formula is given a follows:

Last modified October 5th, 2016 by Michael Brown
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