Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it. Boldness has Genius, Power, and Magic in it. Begin it Now! (Goethe)

I do not think that there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything. (Nikola Tesla)

Valuing an Early Stage Investment

Everyone wants to know the value of their business at some time in the process of raising money, thinking of selling a small business, or just out of plain old curiosity.


Here's an article about Dave Berkus' method in assessing the value of critical elements of a startup. According to Berkus, these principles can be adopted to any kind of business enterprise.