Category Archives: Valuation

Company Valuation, Business Valuation . Startup Valuation

About CA Viswanathan

CA Viswanathan

CA Viswanathan is an entrepreneur, founder of V VISWANATHAN ASSOCIATES, Fellow Member of  Institute of Chartered Accountant, Registered Valuer Financial Assets IBBI, and Certified Fraud Examiner MY WORK STORY I am a  Chartered Accountant, Registered Valuer Financial Assets IBBI, and Certified Fraud Examiner . My interests range from entrepreneurship to Valuation. I am also a subject […]

Startups in Their First Stages of Development

Startups in Their First Stages of Development, The early phases of a company’s life cycle are difficult to value due to the lack of operational experience and the fact that most fledgling enterprises fail to make it to the point of success. This chapter examines the difficulties we confront while estimating the worth of nascent […]

Price of Risk in Risky Ventures

Price of Risk in Risky Ventures , For the most part, the investments and assets we are asked to assess carry some level of risk. While determining the risk associated with a company is a crucial element of the valuation process, determining the price the market is willing to pay for assuming this risk is […]

Risk Free rate guide

Risk Free Rate Guide for Valuation Risk Free Rate Guide for Valuation, in finance, risk-and-return models begin by the use of a risk-free asset and utilize it’s predicted the risk-free rate of return. It is thus possible to compare the projected returns of hazardous with an estimated risk premium attached to the risk-free rate. What, […]

Real Options Valuation

Real Options Valuation Real Options Valuation , As long as you’re ready to take advantage of the uncertainty, it may really be beneficial. The methodologies we’ve discussed in the past three chapters for determining an asset’s value are primarily concerned with the negative impacts of risk. In other words, they are all focused on the […]

Relative Valuation and Price Analysis

Relative Valuation and Price Analysis Relative Valuation and Price Analysis relies DCF(Discounted Cash Flow) is used to evaluate an asset’s value by taking into account the asset’s future cash flow, growth and risk. Value or price is determined in relative terms by comparing a specific asset or investment to the price of similar assets or […]

Scenario Analysis and Simulations: A Probabilistic Approach to Valuation

Scenario Analysis and Simulations: A Probabilistic Approach to Valuation Scenario Analysis and Simulations: A Probabilistic Approach to Valuation , In the last chapter, we looked at strategies to alter a company’s value to account for its risk. Although they’re widely used, all of the methods we’ve discussed have a similar element. It is possible to […]

Intrinsic Valuation

Intrinsic Valuation The intrinsic value of all cash-flowing assets takes into account both the potential for future cash flow and the associated risk. There are many experts who believe that trying to determine intrinsic worth in the face of so much future uncertainty is not just impossible, but also pointless. Even so, we have a […]

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO STARTUP VALUATION

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO STARTUP VALUATION Price of Risk in Risky Ventures I’ve always believed that defining value is a simple process that we complicate. The intrinsic value of an asset is determined by the length, size, and consistency of the asset’s cash flows. Private and public enterprises and their securities are valued in this […]

7 Major Startup Funding and Valuation Mistakes First-Time Entrepreneurs Make (and How to Avoid Them)

7 Major Startup Funding and Valuation Mistakes First-Time Entrepreneurs Make (and How to Avoid Them) , A mistake is just an opportunity for growth and learning. Minor mistakes are typically viewed as a lesson in what not to do, so don’t be scared to make mistakes now and again, mainly if you operate a business […]