Lean vs. Funded

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What’s best for a startup? To relinquish equity for the security of drawing a pay cheque or Keeping 100% of a project you know is going stratospheric and will make you a billionaire. I have noticed a trend recently that more and more founders are viewing the startup community as an employer and starting companies […]

How to value a company?

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While accountants and solicitors will do their best to make this is an unfathomable task, it is actually surprisingly simple and easy. Here are the basic rules: A company is worth: Tangible Assets + Performance + Intangible assets Tangible Assets: If your company owns anything this has a value. items such as buildings generally increase […]

About Mike Hardcastle

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For a more up to date profile see here In this series of posts, I am going to be giving some background of me, my work and my industry. If you are an Investor, Founder or Entrepreneur, you might like to read on. Firstly: Who am I? So, I am Mike Hardcastle. You’ve never heard of […]