- Appropriate cost of equity for a start up?
I am looking to build out a DCF for a start up business which has 2 years of operating history and about $70,000 of LTM Revenues. Looking for seed funding. Any insights as to what would be an appropriate cost of equity? And if so why you chose that number? ...
Forum topic - Billy Ray Valentine - Oct 14 2014 - 1:46pm - 4 comments
- Venture capital analysis software
Hi all, I'm pretty much targeting this question to anyone with analyst experience at early stage VC funds who have been in the weeds of cap tables, waterfalls, administrative stuff with term sheets, operating agreements, etc. What is the structure of ...
Forum topic - moneymogul - Oct 7 2014 - 10:56pm - 3 comments
- Venture Capital Jobs
I am a junior at Arizona State University. I have worked in the financial world for a while now and love it. I am majoring in Finance and also in Business Communications. I'm hoping to get a job at a Venture Capital firm or as some sort of equity ...
Forum topic - stantonshields - Oct 14 2014 - 7:32pm
- Intellectual Property Consulting to VC?
I recently graduated from an MSF program and will be starting with a Big 4 firm in their intellectual property practice. They assist clients (mostly F500 firms and a few VC funds) with licensing, valuation and transactions of IP. I have a background in ...
Forum topic - ModelThis - Aug 2 2014 - 4:35am - 5 comments
- Failed business to VC associate?
So right now, I'm in undergrad, but had a business idea that I'm very seriously considering pursuing. My thought process was this: If I start the business and it works out, awesome. If it ends up failing, get a masters from a top B-school and try ...
Forum topic - invested_c.1993 - Aug 6 2014 - 2:44pm - 3 comments
- Headhunter messaged me on Linkedin for an EA role
Basically what the title says. I am a senior at a non-target state school in the bay area and graduating in the fall. I have a 3.72 and am wrapping a nine month equity research internship at an HF, and doing WSO's SEO internship and getting access to ...
Forum topic - rieces_pieces - Aug 20 2014 - 11:49pm - 1 comment
- Placement Agents working with start up PE's?
Was talking to a colleague on the topic, and he stated that there are PA firms out that the will source capital for start up PE funds or even start up companies. I thought he was reading it wrong, and he meant VC firms getting funding through the PA's ...
Forum topic - BobShark - Aug 15 2014 - 2:23pm - 1 comment
- Webinar Rewind- Getting the VC Job + Q&A
In case you missed our recent webinar on Getting the VC job, have no fear. The full recording of the webinar can be found below (free until Friday night when it goes into our video library). SIGN UP FOR A 1-HOUR MENTOR SESSION WITH MARK And, as always, if ...
Blog entry - wsomentors - Jul 14 2014 - 2:48pm
- Soylent: Could It Change The Way We Eat?
The creator of a food replacement product Soylent has shipped out the first round of product after receiving over 3.5MM in VC and crowdfunding and developing the mix over the past year. According to Wikipedia, Soylent is an open sourced food substitute ...
Forum topic - JrTrader - May 28 2014 - 1:28am - 39 comments
- Corporate VC- Cool Stuff Bro?
I've been approached by a CVC group within healthcare/biotechnology about an opportunity to work for them. Going through some older posts about CVC have been helpful, but being 2014 and all, corporate funds and their landscapes seem to be slightly ...
Forum topic - SocratesIsMortal - Jun 24 2014 - 10:30am - 5 comments