What is IoT? Internet of Things is one of the most trending buzzwords in the venture ecosystem. Sometimes people refer to it as “Internet of Everything” or “connected everything”. Although the word is used in all kind of different contexts, people have still difficulties to understand IoT as a whole. We at Venionaire approached this area through our Insight about … Read more
Many practitioners at venture capital funds use net present value (NPV) and discounted cash flow (DCF) as methods during their valuation process of early-stage companies. In fact, the International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines focus mainly on those two methods. The weakness of these two methods is that they concentrate on a certain “expected scenario” of cashflows. For … Read more
Two years ago one of our Private Bankers introduced me to Dr. Günther Dobrauz, a Director of PWC (CH) and former Venture Capital Fund Manager, at a meeting in Zürich, Switzerland. This meeting turned out to be one of the most interesting ones I have had for quite a while. He explained to us a model (Technology BridgeTM)) … Read more
The world is changing! Disruptive technology is popping out of garages and aiming to shake industries every day. Innovative first-timers are challenged with copy-cats around the globe. Almost every week there are news about companies being bought by leading market players for unbelievable valuations and you did not even know them?
Broken down to a simple definition, successful innovation depends … Read more