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Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
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10:00am-11:40am PT / 1:00pm-2:40pm ET
Format: A BVR Webinar

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Efrat Kasznik
Foresight Valuation Group, LLC

About This Program

The year 2019 is shaping up to be a record year for IPOs: from iconic brands, such as Levi Strauss, to technology disruptors, such as Lyft and Pinterest, billions of dollars in valuations have been realized through public exits, providing hefty returns to investors and shareholders. When it comes to understanding what triggers the enormous valuations of some of these companies (commonly known as “unicorns”—a private startup with a valuation in excess of $1 billion), an interesting question to explore is the role that IP assets play in driving the valuation. One thing we know from a previous study done on unicorns is that most of them hold very little patents, if any. Join Efrat Kasznik and analyze several recent IPOs involving several unicorns and try to understand how the value of these assets is reflected in the value of the initial public offering.

Agenda

  • IPO Trends in the US
  • IP and Startup Valuations
  • Patents and Unicorn Valuations
  • IP Valuation Lessons from Recent IPOs
  • Key Takeaways 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the role that IP assets play in startup valuations
  • List the types of IP assets that have been created by Unicorns
  • Identify the IP issues that frequently emerge pre-IPO, and how these issues affect startup valuations
  • Explain how the value of IP assets can be measured pre- and post-IPO

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CPE Information

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Business Valuation
Program Level: Advanced
Preparation Required: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
Recommended CPE: 2 Credit Hours (Accounting Technical)

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