Category Archives: Collaborators

Reframing The Risks And Opportunities In Rates (Guest Post)

This is a guest contribution by Seth Levine, CFA.

Many have commented on the froth that they see across the investment markets.  To be sure, I’ve contributed my share to this growing collection (see here, here, here, and here for a few).  Finding value in the “Everything Bubble” –to borrow a phrase from Jesse Felder–has been undoubtedly difficult.  Many have sought the shelter of sovereign bonds.  Continue reading Reframing The Risks And Opportunities In Rates (Guest Post)

Everything You Need to Know About Software Patent Applications

By UpCounsel Contributor
By UpCounsel Contributor

This article is an external collaboration from UpCounsel.

 

You have a great new idea for what you hope is the next big app. You did your research and you could not find anything out there that is even remotely similar. You have brought together investors and are working with a team of developers and now you are wondering whether you can protect your idea by securing a patent. But is it patentable? Can you patent an idea for software? Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Software Patent Applications

Exploring Evergreen Funds with a VC Investor Who Raised One

Exploring Evergreen Funds with a VC Investor Who Raised One

Exploring Evergreen Funds with a VC Investor Who Raised One
by Alex Graham – Finance Expert @ Toptal
#Evergreens #Fundraising #VC

Earlier in 2018, through Toptal, I worked with Rodrigo Sanchez Servitje from B37 Ventures on a project related to its open-ended VC fund. Such funds are still a relatively unknown and misunderstood type of funding vehicle, with a dearth of “in the trenches” information out there about how they operate. With this article, I am looking to correct that. Continue reading Exploring Evergreen Funds with a VC Investor Who Raised One

Estimating WACC for Private Company Valuation: A Tutorial

Introduction

Professional Sports Franchise Valuation
by David Turney – Finance Expert @ Toptal #PrivateCompany #Valuation #WACC

Nowadays, an increasing number of companies are opting to stay private for longer, bypassing regulations and public stakeholders. While the total number of US companies continues to grow, the number of those traded on stock exchanges has fallen 45% since peaking 20 years ago.

Continue reading Estimating WACC for Private Company Valuation: A Tutorial