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We promote networking among alumni to strengthen business connections, promote new ideas and advance your career.
ESADE Alumni invites you to ‘How to value a start-up’, a talk in the Refresher Programme series by Luisa Alemany, Associate Professor Entrepreneurial Finance, Dpt. and Professor of Economics, Finance and Accounting at ESADE.
Ever wondered how companies with no customers can be worth more than a million euros? Interested in investing in start-ups but not sure how to value them? Looking for finance for a new business venture but not sure what percentage of the company you should negotiate with investors? This talk will try to unveil the secrets behind these questions and give an insight into the mysterious world of start-up valuation.
Associate professor of Entrepreneurial Finance, Dpt. MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and PhD in economic and business science from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Her research focuses on finance for entrepreneurs, including business angels, venture capital, philanthropic venture capital and social impact funds. Luisa has also worked in entrepreneurial education for children, in association with the Princess of Gerona Foundation, to ensure that children continue to have plenty of entrepreneurial initiative when they grow up. Author of several academic publications, books and case studies, including the award-winning best entrepreneurship case study in Europe in 2017.
For nine years, Luisa has been the director of the ESADE Entrepreneurship Institute, an international benchmark in the world of entrepreneurship. Luisa is the academic sponsor of ESADE BAN (ESADE’s award-winning business angel network), and is highly involved in the European EBAN network in which she has been a board member. Luisa’s professional career began at Procter & Gamble in Madrid. She subsequently worked for McKinsey & Co in Madrid, Barcelona and Lisbon, and in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs in London. She is also well versed in the venture capital sector, having worked for the Europ@web and Carlyle Group funds. She is currently a member of several venture capital and social investment committees, and is also a member of Rising Tide, the first European network of female business angels. We are very much looking forward to seeing you all there!
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