Startup Valuation Calculator
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Having a result and a valuation is just part of the story when you sit down with investors. Build a range and interpret the results with our output texts.
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Questions on Early-Stage Valuation
When you are pre-seed and pre-product, your valuation is somehow fixed. Depending on your team and the market potential, it can vary a little. Once you are in seed, you got a working prototype, the situation changes. Valuations differ depending on some factors. These can be
- your business model
- the team
- your Unique Positioning
- the market expectations
Using a startup valuation calculator helps you in understanding the key assumptions. They are important to derive a higher valuation for your startup. You need good arguments for your valuation.
Pre-money valuation is the valuation of your startup before an investor puts money in. If you add the funds raised from an investor to the pre-money valuation, you get the post-money valuation. It is better to negotiate pre-money valuations with investors. This is the reason why you are looking for pre-money valuation calculators. Yet, it is easy to get from a post-money valuation to the pre-money valuation. Reduce the post-money valuation by the funds raised from your future investor and there you go.
Valuations of startups are a quite subjective estimate. Opinions can differ. Still, the final valuation used for an investor to step in, should be between x and y. This is the valuation range. It is limits the lower and the upper end of an acceptable valuation.
If we run calculations for the first time, it gives us comfort to use a trusted tool that an expert tested before. There should not be mis-calculations for this sensitive topic of startup valuations. Moreover, a startup valuation calculator shows the results. It puts them into perspective. This gives security that valuations are not far off. The valuation calculator for startups helps to structure arguments. So you can defend your level of valuation. It helps you to compare to other startups? valuations. Good startup valuation calculators provide data. You need it to benchmark and to have a good starting point for your analysis.
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