Category: 409a Valuation

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5 Most Trusted 409A Valuation Firms in 2024

The 409A Valuation service market was worth $100 billion in 2023 and is projected to be worth 194.87 billion by the end of 2030, growing at a rate of 10% per year from 2024 to 2030. This market is a subset of the financial services business that concentrates on helping private corporations meet the requirements … Continued

Who conducts a 409A Valuation?

In every startup operation, a moment arrives when a founder must secure a 409A valuation, a crucial step that seems daunting. This valuation is pivotal, as it determines the fair market value of a startup’s common stock, directly influencing stock option grants, potential funding rounds, and tax implications. It raises a pressing question: Who has … Continued

409a Valuations and Non-US Companies

Companies outside the U.S. may require a 409A valuation for various reasons when entering the U.S. market. This situation often occurs when providing stock options or other equity-based compensation to employees in the United States, a popular strategy to attract and retain skilled professionals.  Startups and established companies must determine these valuations to motivate their … Continued

Is 409A Valuation Mandatory?

A 409A valuation is crucial for private companies in 2024 to ensure fair practices, comply with tax laws, and foster sustainable growth by accurately valuing their common stock. Many founders question the need for a 409A valuation, weighing its importance against startup costs and efforts.  However, opting for a valuation more than once a year … Continued

How do I check My 409A Valuation report?

Understanding the 409A valuation report is critical for owners as their funding strategy, yet many admit to needing help with its complexities. Whether founders and investors use online platforms or traditional consultancy services for their valuation needs, a clear idea of the 409a Valuation report is vital. With more and more startups relying on stock … Continued

Get Two Free 409a Valuations and Experience Our Outstanding Valuation Process

Since 2018, Eqvista has strived to bring sophistication and technology to equity management. We wanted to provide access, affordability, and benefits to companies of all sizes. Fast forward to 2023, we are now trusted by over 15,000 businesses for cap table management, 409a valuation services, and IRS filings, and now emerging as leaders in the … Continued

409A Valuation at $89 a month for Startups Affected by SVB Failure

The SVB fiasco is the talk of the business town now. Silicon Valley Bank financed startups beyond the Bay Area. It supported half of all US venture-backed firms and 44% of US venture-backed healthcare and technology companies that went public in 2022. SVB may reveal its risk management and other procedures, which have caused many … Continued

Stripe 409A Valuation Cut: What it Means for the Tech Industry?

Stripe Inc. headquartered at San Francisco is a financial services and software as a service (SaaS) company founded by John and Patrick Collison in 2009. It provides payment software services to US Customers. According to a report, Stripe reduced the “internal value” of its shares by nearly 11% in the most recent revision, dropping it … Continued

When do South Korean companies need a 409A valuation?

Section 409A is a valuation that determines the fair market value of a private company’s common share. A South Korean company may need a 409A valuation if they are going public, establishing stock-based compensation, or are planning a merger, acquisition or other significant transaction. 409A valuation in South Korea is done by independent third-party valuation … Continued

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