5 Most Common Startup Valuation Methods

Cost Approach

The Cost Approach values your startup based on costs incurred to develop it, including assets, liabilities, and intangible factors

Market Approach

Using the Market Approach, your startup's value is determined by comparing it to similar companies in industry 

Income Approach

Income Approach assesses your startup's value by forecasting future cash flows, discounting them back to present value

Venture Capital Method

The Venture Capital Method considers the desired return on investment and exit strategy, calculating the startup's value

Scorecard Method

With the Scorecard Method, your startup's value is influenced by various factors, including team, market size