Sorry, but I’d have to respectfully disagree with you Robert.
Depending on the market opportunity, there’re many VCs that
won’t shy away from investing in seed or start-up deals. It all depends on your
concept, the team behind it, and whether or not VCs are convinced that there’s
money to be made.
Since Sweden is part of the European Union, you’re not even
limited to pursuing Swedish financial backers as the EU provides a leveled
playing field for all member states.
Valuation and equity stakes are usually determined based on
the VC’s gut feeling rather than a discounted cash flow valuation. If there’s
no historic cash flow factored into a discounted cash flow valuation, then all you’re
discounting is guesswork anyways.
Robert is right assuming that existing shareholders will be
diluted in order to accommodate incoming investors; however, straight equity
deals in seed or start-up financings are extremely rare, so chances are that
the initial form of financing will take the shape of debt or convertible debt.
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I hope this helps.
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