Valuations are no longer straight multiples of revenues or profit with greater focus on:
These factors have become key considerations when assessing smaller companies that believe they have the next major disruptive technology.
Venture capital looks for innovative, entrepreneurial Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Successful VC investment tries to identify SMEs with strong management teams, a competitive edge in large established markets, a clear business plan and a well defined value creation strategy.
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