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Apple’s share price fall is all Apple’s fault
Today, PocketGamer reported that Apple’s market valuation had fallen 43% since 19 September, 2012, a drop that is bigger than the entire market capitalisation of rival Google. Meanwhile journalist Craig Grannell berated Apple analysts for having inflated...
- Posted 28 days ago
Would you buy Zynga if the shareholders PAID you to take it away?
“Zynga is currently trading at a discount to cash”, scream the pundits. “Zynga’s shareholders would like to pay you to it off their hands” say the headlines. Is it really true? Yesterday’s market value for Zynga was...
- Posted 209 days ago
The Reason why Facebook is overvalued
Is Facebook overvalued? That's a question bothering a lot of people as they try to work out whether to invest in the stock or not, whether social networking is a fad, and what the next disruptive technology...
- Posted 259 days ago
The quick rule of thumb for valuing a startup
valuing a start-up is more art than science. You can argue at length about the team, the product and the market. You can point to comparable companies in the space or if you have an MBA and...
- Posted 715 days ago
50 questions: What does a VC care about?
There is no such thing as an investor, because all are different. They have different risk profiles depending on the stage of their fund, the objectives of their limited partners, their personal preferences and their sense of...
- Posted 728 days ago
How does a VC value a business?
‘What is my business worth?’ is a question every entrepreneur and investor asks themselves all the time. Nic Brisbourne of DFJ Esprit provides some answers.
- Posted 811 days ago
Disney buys Playdom, but will its IPs work in social games?
The acquisition of Playdom by Disney is all about exploiting Disney’s IP on social plafforms. But will it work? Disney has paid $563.2 million, mainly in cash, plus a $200 million earnout for Playdom. that’s a total...
- Posted 1028 days ago