Explore the four types of intangible assets that drive digital businesses in this insightful Tech Strategy Podcast. Gain a deeper understanding of the role and value of these assets in today’s digital landscape.
Key take-aways for this article: The key to valuation is estimating growth, ROIC and RONIC. This is difficult for digital companies because of the opacity of intangible assets and investments. In Part 2, I will give you frameworks for taking apart intangible assets in digital companies. *** I am in Kuala Lumpur this week, writing […]
Delve into Jeff Towson’s Podcast 148, where he provides a comprehensive valuation for Microsoft and its tech strategy. This episode offers expert insights into the tech giant’s future, making it a must-listen for tech enthusiasts and investors alike. Tune in to understand Microsoft’s position in the market and potential growth opportunities.
Digital valuation is a complex process that requires a deep understanding of digital business models and value drivers. In this article, Jeff Towson outlines 9 rules for digital valuation in Asia that can help investors and entrepreneurs navigate this complex landscape. By following these rules, you can gain a better understanding of how to value digital companies and identify opportunities for growth in the digital economy.
Growth, ROIC, and growth+sales are all important factors to consider when valuing a digital business. Growth is important because it shows that the business is expanding and has the potential to generate more revenue in the future. ROIC is important because it shows how efficiently the business is using its capital. Growth+sales is important because it shows how much revenue the business is generating from each new customer.
This is my third article on digital valuation. In Part 1, I talked about DCF – and where it works and where it doesn’t. In Part 2, I talked about the discount rate, which is a particularly inaccurate factor. And that brings me to Part 3, which is about growth – and when it creates […]
In podcast 101 (Why DCF Sucks for Digital Valuation), I went through how I use DCF for digital valuation. And I basically argued that much of DCF thinking is a ridiculous attempt at a precision that is not actually possible. As an example, I talked about how projecting my weight vs. my happiness into the […]
Discounted cash flow (DCF) is a common method for valuing businesses. However, DCF is a poor method for valuing digital businesses. This is because digital businesses are characterized by rapid growth, unpredictable cash flows, and network effects. As a result, the assumptions underlying DCF are not met, and the resulting valuations are often inaccurate.
I have been expanding from digital strategy to digital valuation as a topic. I recently summarized (briefly) how I do valuation long hand (i.e., pen and paper) with one form. That was in: Valuation Like Warren Buffett in 1 Slide (Asia Tech Strategy – Daily Lesson / Update) But the relevant slide from that article […]
I have mentioned a few times on the podcast that I use a one page sheet to do an initial estimate for valuation. I got asked about that today so I thought I would send it out. However… I am not a hedge fund or other such analyst. I do not spend my days updating […]