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Why Convertible Notes have an effect on IRC 409A Valuation?

  Why Convertible Notes effect on IRC 409A Valuation? About 409A Valuation The market can decide the market value of a share in public companies, whereas private corporations must rely on an independent appraiser. A private company can’t provide equity without knowing [...]


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409a Valuation & how it works for your business

  There’s an art to forecasting a business’ future. And the stakes for making accurate projections are high. Potential partners, staff, investors, shareholders, and insurance carriers want to make sure the one tasked to determine the value and financial potential [...]


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What’s the Golden Gate Bridge Worth?

If you are buying a car you can go to Kelly Blue Book to consult pricing… If you are buying a house you could go to Zillow to look up home values… Where can you go if you are assessing a [...]


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What’s Pre-IPO Worth?

A friend of mine works for Rivian. I asked if he has thoughts on their expected IPO valuation of $80 billion He said – you know we have not delivered one car yet? Not one. But we are asking for a [...]


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What’s a Franchise Worth?

  90% of businesses fail in the first five years.  When I hear this statistic, what jumps at me is that 10% of the businesses succeed.  So, naturally, I want to know why? What do the 10% of the businesses that [...]


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What’s the Eiffel Tower Worth?

  Let’s have some fun today. I have been fortunate to have valued some of the most unique assets in the world, including the Brooklyn Bridge, Atlanta Airport, the Aleyaskan Pipeline, and the State of Hawaii. In this video, I will walk [...]


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How a 409a valuation works?

Could you predict if a 4-year-old will be successful? Or if a rookie soccer player will play for the national team? Or if a newly married couple will stay together forever? I can’t. But part of my job is to [...]


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