There are a range of methods for determining the value of a going concern.


Introducing the basics of valuing a business

This short video introduces the basics of valuing a business.

Note that the presenters talk about the EBITDA measure (Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortization)[1]. This is a measure of a company’s operating performance, and enables investors to compare different companies more easily than if they only looked at profitability, for example.

The fundamental challenge with valuing a start-up business is the absence of performance data.

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