2017 January

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Startup Overvaluation: A Pitfall for Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists

The success stories of Silicon Valley startups and their growth made a big change in business paradigm worldwide. Tech savvies tend to start their own company and investors are more exit-oriented than before, giving up the dividend approach of traditional businesses. Mentors and startup consultants also lead them to negotiate on valuation. In this case, the potential investor seeks for less valuation, while the startup and previous investors fight for higher valuation of the company. Unfortunately, the scholars in entrepreneurship…