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Financing round method

The financing round method is based on public market data and qualitative information. Total amount of equity raised serves as a basis for the valuation of the company.


The financing round multiple or money multiple method is intuitive and quickly applicable. It is therefore particularly suitable for (very) early-stage startups, as it is based on public market data and qualitative information.

Total amount of equity raised serves as a basis for the valuation of the company. The valuation in calculated by applying a specific pre-money multiple to this amount. The pre-money multiple takes into account the geographical location of the company and its stage of development.

The pre-money multiple is calculated as follows:



Pre-money multiple = Last financing round pre-money valuation / Total amount raised after round