Sunsetting BerlinVC & A new world (dis-)order

http://littleparadisehotel.com//wp-content/plugins/cherry-plugin/admin/import-export/upload.php I stopped writing at BerlinVC around a year ago. It would be easy to say that the reason is simply that getting BlueYard off the ground and working on building up our portfolio just left too little time. That would be the easy explanation, but the wrong one. The truth is that I increasingly felt my… Continue reading

Architecting valuations (building a house of cards)

In a day and age of valuations as  score card there are in some cases extraordinary efforts being made to forcefully make certain milestone valuations happen (100m, 500m, 1bn etc). The right way to make a high(er) valuation happen is of course to have someone just pay that price with fair and appropriate growth / later… Continue reading