Startup business valuations in 2021

Understanding business valuations: Part 1

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Nick Slater, Investment Manager at Capital Enterprise, on how Covid impacted valuations and his expectations for 2021.

Watch time: 3 minutes

  • Pre-seed and seed-stage valuations were hardest hit by Covid

  • Series A and B largely unaffected and getting stronger 

  • Deep tech valuations are trending upwards

In this video Slater explains why investors are looking for more traction and solid metrics from early stage startups since Covid. He also explains why valuations in pre-seed and seed could struggle to match pre-pandemic levels in the medium term. Series A and B, however, have weathered the disruption and are in a position to increase valuations. He also reveals the current hottest sector for investors.




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