COVID-19 and Valuations: What You Need To Know

  Executive Summary Two key things to consider when seeking a professional valuation of your business for 409A purposes Why “material events” should be on every founder’s radar during the COVID-19 pandemic The specific ways COVID-19 could impact a company’s valuation and therefore significantly influence its 409A Introduction The business world is going through unprecedented … Continued

The Factors That Drive a Startup Valuation

An In-Depth Interview with Redwood Valuation Director Tim Montgomery   Redwood Valuation’s Director Tim Montgomery recently sat down with the founder of WatchPitch, Trey Scott, to provide a behind-the-scenes look on what goes into the valuation of a venture-backed company. Tim discusses the numbers that matter – revenue growth, funding, cash runway – and also … Continued

WeWork Was Never “Valued” at $47 Billion

  The unraveling of the coworking company WeWork’s initial public offering (IPO) has been well-covered in the media and blogosphere. Various outlets dissected WeWork’s initial registration statement (S-1) back in August. Then the drama began: Slowly at first, then seemingly all at once. One element of the story, however, has been poorly covered by the … Continued

What is Purchase Price Allocation? PPA for Tax Purposes

At Redwood Valuation we perform independent business valuations and purchase price allocation valuation to help companies comply with the requirements of ASC 805 (previously SFAS No. 141R), which includes determining the fair value of the transaction consideration, intangible assets, liabilities, and certain tangible assets as of the date of acquisition, and to allocate the value of the … Continued

IP Valuation

Intellectual property evaluation and IP valuation services are an essential undertaking in certain situations. Over the last few decades, the business world has changed markedly. Now, a company’s value is decided not so much by its machines and facilities and other hard assets, but by its processes, ideas, and designs – that is, its intellectual … Continued