Duke University

Startup Valuation Methods

This course is part of Entrepreneurial Finance: Strategy and Innovation Specialization

Taught in English

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Manuel Adelino
David Robinson

Instructors: Manuel Adelino

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6 hours (approximately)
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Intermediate level
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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module you will learn the general framework for valuing companies: prices as the discounted value of future cash flows. We will focus on how to determine cash flows and how discounting works. At the end of the lectures you will be able to understand the basics of how investors determine the value of a company.

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5 videos1 quiz

In this module we will apply what you learned in the previous module. At the end of the module you will have built your first financial model of a firm, which you can change to apply to valuing a large firm or a small startup.

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10 videos1 reading1 quiz

In this module we will consider how very high failure rates for startups affects what you learned in the previous modules. The short answer is: it doesn’t, as long as we understand what business plans and company forecasts really are.

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4 videos1 quiz

In this module we will review the main sources of capital that founders of startups turn to when they raise capital to launch their business.

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9 videos10 quizzes

In this module we will conduct an in-depth analysis of angel investors and the securities they use when they invest in early-stage startups

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5 videos5 quizzes

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4.3 (238 ratings)
Manuel Adelino
Duke University
1 Course43,085 learners
David Robinson
Duke University
2 Courses48,104 learners

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