Mistakes to avoid when valuing your startup

Understanding business valuations: Part 3

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Nick Slater, Investment Manager at Capital Enterprise, explains why mistakes are made and provides practical advice on how to avoid them.

Watch time: 2 minutes

  • See valuation as a negotiation with the investor. Be flexible

  • Only count actual sales

  • Seek out advice from founders who have been through the process

Slater, who was a startup founder before moving to investment side of the table, offers tangible advice on how to correctly value your startup. “It’s a very sensitive area and there are a lot of different mistakes or pitfalls you can fall into,” says Slater. 




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