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What Is Startup Capital?
Startup capital is the money needed to start a new business. Startup capital might be needed to pay for office space, permits, licenses, inventory, product development, manufacturing, marketing, or any other expense that results from starting a new business.
Seed capital, startup funds, working capital, or seed money.
Types of Startup Capital
For each stage of its life, a company has different financial needs. Each level of funding plays a unique role in that stage of your business.
Seed capital is used for initial research and planning before starting the business.
Startup capital pays for rent and supplies during the first year or so of your business.
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What is Required to Value a Company?
To value any company requires applying one of several processes and corresponding set of procedures that will help you to determine valuation.
What are the Most Common Processes Used in the Valuation of Companies?
To value a company, you must determine the most suitable process to use, based on the type of business and the business’s liquidity. There are three common processes: asset-based, market-based and income-based. Here's how each one works:
The asset-based process places dollar values on both the company’s assets and liabilities. The basic formula for this valuation process can be stated as:
Assets – Liabilities = Company Value
Valuation factors to consider with the asset-based process inc
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Royalty Financing: What Is It?
Royalty financing is a type of investment where the business gets money based on future revenue. It's similar to an advance on a paycheck. The investors get their money back through royalties that are a percentage of the company's revenue.
The repayment terms and the total amount repaid are negotiated at the start of the loan. The company's income and revenue determine how long it takes to repay the loan, which in turn affects the final repayment amount. However, a cap will be placed on the repayment amount during the initial negotiations.
Royalty financing is usually used for companies with large revenue streams. Less profitable companies wouldn't be able to repay the loan plus pay their business expenses.
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What Is Carried Interest?
Carried interest, also known as carry, is a share in the profits that general partners receive in compensation for the management of a venture capital fund. These profits can be long-term gains, dividends, short-term gains, or interest and total 20 to 25 percent of the fund's profits. However, general partners aren't required to invest their own money. Instead, these funds are intended as motivation for a general partner that are only available at the sale of the fund.
The best way to picture carried interest is through an example. Imagine you give a friend $100 to put on roulette when they go to Vegas, and they win $200. If you agreed to a 20 percent cut for your friend, you'll pay $20 on the interest. This is how carried interest works.
Another way to visualize carried interest is through another ex