What is Sweat Equity

The term Sweat Equity has recently gained immense importance in the corporate world. In simple terms, Sweat Equity shares refer to Equity Shares given to the employees of an organization in favorable terms, generally at a discount or for consideration, other than cash, for providing their know-how or making available rights in the nature of intellectual property rights or other value additions to the Company. Continue reading “What is Sweat Equity”

How to register Startup in India

Start-up India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to build a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and Start-ups in the country that will drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. This articles explains how to register Startup in India. A startup is a new or existing business, usually small, started by one or a group of individuals. Continue reading “How to register Startup in India”

New definition of Startup

Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to build a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and Startups in the country that will drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), the nodal body for Startup India, taking into account the long gestation period in establishing startups, has revised the definition of startups in its startup action plan with a view to encourage startups in India and also to make procedures easy. Continue reading “New definition of Startup”

Understanding Employee Stock Option Plans (ESOP)

Startups have set a certain benchmark when it comes to providing employees with more than just a salary. One such policy that has caught the attention of all is ESOP or the Employee Stock Option Plans. Continue reading “Understanding Employee Stock Option Plans (ESOP)”

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 of a company, based on future projections of cash available to the investors. Continue reading “Valuation of a Company – Discounted Cash Flow Method”