A reader asks: “My question is how do we value a company with no sales? I understand it’s an arbitrary valuation but is there anything we can possibly base it on? Is there a “default” valuation for companies in a seed round?” We’ll answer this question with some questions (and answers) of our own.
(Full Post: http://venturehacks.com/articles/seed-valuation)
Babak Nivi is a co-founder of AngelList andVenture Hacks. Previously, he was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Bessemer Venture Partners and Atlas Venture. He has worked on startups including Songbird, Grockit, and Kovio. He went to school at MIT where received 2 patents and published in Science.