Valuation of a Company – Discounted Cash Flow Method

How to derive valuation of your company or startup after detailed analysis and projections? How do investors determine which stock to put their money on? When it comes to determining the absolute value of a company, discounted cash flow (DCF) gives you the answer. In simple terms, DCF tries to work out the present-day value …

VAT and CST on Ecommerce Business in India

There are different forms of e-Commerce. Many businesses such as Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal have their e-Commerce activities in India. Most of these are consumer oriented but follow different business models. All transactions are however subject to certain taxes irrespective of the business model they follow. Here are the three fundamental types of taxes for …

Protecting your Brand: Trademark Basics for Startups

When you are a startup, there many things to consider such as competition, financing, resources and pricing. However, registering your trademark can remove one such big worry from your mind. What is a trademark? A trademark, by definition, is a unique symbol, word or phrase that is registered legally to represent a company, a service …