5 Steps to Understanding Startup Valuation

October 27, 2016 By Dave Chase

The logic of startup valuation is as mythical as the other end of the valuation spectrum…the unicorn.  Despite those trying to provide concrete or hyper-analytical thinking around the topic of startup valuation, most realize it is very much an art…mingled with passionate founder thinking.  David Robinson recently posted a thoughtful framework that can begin to put bounds around ‘how do I value my startup’ which is crucially important when the time comes to raise your first outside capital.  Check out his piece here.


Dave Chase is a partner at Advanced CFO Solutions.  At Advanced CFO Solutions, we provide outsourced accounting and financial services. We have served with more than 450 companies. Our clients see us as their strategic, outsourced CFO.  We provide CEOs with critical information so they can make key decisions with confidence.  We do this by leveraging our experience and technology to provide actionable information and results.  And, we do it for a fraction of the cost of a full time employee.  For more information, click here.

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