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1

RECAP

cashflow statement:

  • maxime
  • analogy
  • 2 components

  • "cash is king"
  • cash is like oxygen
  • income statement + asset statement

2

RECAP

debt VS equity 

+ what?

debt does not dilute ownership

+ there is also mezzanine level, aka callable debt

3

RECAP

new shares issuance exercise: 

2 points to remember

+ 1 suggestion

  • new shares are created out of nothing
  • Co valuation depends on the last transaction

+ accept all money that does not dilute you, especially if cheap!

4

incubators & accelerators

diff

+ common benefits

incubators when you still need to develop the idea

+ both provide an env of like-minded ppl who can help you

+ Prof. Claesson's slides contain a very nice list of incubators & helpful orgs

5

premature scaling: frequent effect

most common reason for failure

6

What does Co Startup Genome do?

They do comparisons bw a startup and its peers in terms of development stage.

7

1+4 ways that customers can kill your startup

  • wanting their crowdsourcing money back
  • bad reviews
  • features creep
  • suits & liability
  • they do not pay in due time

8

4 growth strategies compared

penetration => must push out competition

diversification => not very wise, usually

market & product dev

9

S curve

EXAM Q

10

internal / organic growth strategies: explained

= accumulating various S curves

--> prod dev + market dev + diversification

11

external growth:

3 ways

+ 1 property

  • strategic alliances
  • M&A
  • franchising & licensing

+ can make growth steeper!