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Prof. Aswath Damodaran's blog post on valuing young companies is highlighted

Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "Aswath Damodaran, a New York University finance professor who blogs at Musings on Markets, has a good piece aimed at knocking down misconceptions about valuing young companies: 'While it is true that there is more uncertainty about the future prospects of a young company than for a mature business, you can still make estimates of expected earnings and cash flows into the future and value the company, as I tried to do in these spreadsheets to value Tesla and Twitter. You can and should take issue with my assumptions and come up with your own values for both companies, but you cannot argue that these companies cannot be valued.'”

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