ValuAdder Business Valuation Blog

Business valuation tips, updates and advice. Pick up a few suggestions on how to value a business. Feel free to browse the contents or share your thoughts by leaving a comment.

Guess what keeps business appraisers busy and well paid. The fact that business people confuse the value, price or cost of businesses and business assets. But these are different things. Who says? The market. In fact, the market is where many participants express their opinions each and every day. So as your business appraiser would… Continue Reading



Each year CPA Practice Advisor asks its accounting professional readers about their choice of software products. The survey results show what CPAs prefer when it comes to handling challenging projects in their practice. The 2021 Readers’ Choice Award for business valuation software was a major win for ValuAdder. 2021 was an exceptional year as the… Continue Reading






All manner of confusing euphemisms pop up in various contexts. So you shouldn’t be surprised when you hear about pre-revenue companies. Young companies in the early stages of their development sometimes want to get an appraisal. For example, business owners may need to reach out for external funding or address issues such as deferred compensation… Continue Reading








The CAPM cost of capital model requires no introduction. It is used by business appraisers, savvy investors, and even the general public on occasion. Ask your friendly securities broker about betas. You will be regaled with a list of investment prospects with different levels of risk and return, along with the beta number for each… Continue Reading