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Fortune 500 Companies in the US

The Fortune 500 is an annual ranking of the 500 largest US corporations based on total sales for the previous fiscal year. Fortune magazine gathered and published the list. Being included on the Fortune 500 is seen as respectable, as companies on the list are thought to be of high quality. Since 1955, the Fortune
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409A Valuations: Everything that Executives Should Know

A 409A valuation determines the fair market value (FMV) of a private company’s common stock as determined by a third-party appraiser. Startups require 409A valuations in order to provide employees tax-free stock options. The 409A valuation defines a company’s common stock’s base price, which is used to determine the price at which workers can exercise
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100 Top FinTech Companies to Watch in 2022

FinTech refers to any organization that uses technology to enhance or automate financial services and operations. It is a combination of “finance” and “technology”. The term refers to a rapidly growing industry that provides various services to both consumers and businesses. FinTech has various applications, ranging from mobile banking to insurance to cryptocurrency and investment
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Employee Spotlight: Wesley Oh, Valuation Analyst, Eqvista

In this edition of our employee spotlight series, we talk to Wesley Oh, who joined our team as a valuation analyst mainly responsible for onboarding clients to the Eqvista platform and performing valuation analysis. Hi Welsey, it’s great to have you in this interview. Firstly, congratulations on your new role!  Can you briefly introduce yourself?
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Starbucks Direct Stock Purchase Plan (DSPP)

Direct Stock Purchase Plan (DSPP) enables investors to purchase Starbucks shares directly from the company and at a price that is subject only to daily fluctuations in the market prices. In short, the Direct Stock Purchase Plan in Starbucks is a plan that allows investors to purchase shares of Starbucks directly from the corporation. In
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Top Micro VC List Around the World

Do you want to start a business? You have a fantastic concept, determination, and the assurance that you will succeed. Have you considered how much money or finance you’ll need to realize your dream? Whether the start-up is a small firm or a giant corporation, all businesses require funds to get started. Funding establishes a
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Get Your Startup Valuation Report in Minutes from Eqvista

We realize how difficult it is to evaluate early-stage companies, scaleups, or startups; therefore, we created a startup valuation calculator. Risk factors show a high level of uncertainty, multiples are calculated using comparable transactions, and applied models adjust for exits. Furthermore, dilution from subsequent rounds, the lack of key data on multiples, and many other
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Byju’s: VC Valuation vs 409a Valuation

The outbreak raises awareness of online education; this might be a watershed moment for the industry, ushering in higher use of this format and shifting attitudes toward how children learn and teachers educate. The education industry has seen tremendous growth in the past few years, where learning has now become more creative and innovative. Earlier,
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Top 100 Y Combinator Companies

Y Combinator (YC) is a startup accelerator and fund. YC has made approximately 3,000 investments since 2005, including Airbnb, DoorDash, Stripe, Instacart, Dropbox, and Coinbase. The total value of YC companies exceeds $300 billion. YC offers training and services to help founders succeed throughout the life of their businesses. The fundamentals of launching a business
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Importance of Cap Table in Venture Capital

A startup’s venture capital cap table can initially be fairly simple, consisting solely of the founders and/or the first few workers. However, when the company’s staff base grows and additional outside investors become involved, the situation can quickly become more problematic. As a result, a cap table must be employed and maintained to determine the
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