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How to Evaluate a Start-up Growth Potential by Early Metrics

Valuation is an important factor in both investment and acquisition.

For entrepreneurs, knowing the value of your startup can determine its success. Knowing how to sell the value of your idea to investors can either sustain or halt your project. For investors, knowing which factors to look at can help you decide which start-ups to support. It helps you see the potential value of a start-up project

But how does one identify the factors that make your startup valuable? How do you make the best buck for your business?

NextStep Workshops is partnering with Early Metrics and French Tech Shanghai to give you pointers on how to evaluate a start-ups growth potential. This event will be headed by Early Metric’s Founder, Sebastien Paillet.


Here you will:

  • Learn why valuation matters for both the entrepreneur and investor
  • Get familiar with how to calculate and determine the valuation of a start-up in different stages
  • Learn about how the perspective of investors and start-up founders affect the valuation of a startup
  • Grow your network and connect with different start-ups and potential investors

Join us on June 21, 2017 from 7PM till 9PM at Must Grill, Shanghai and start creating opportunities for your next start-up project.

To attend this event, you will have to sign up for free and purchase 3 Drinks coupons for 100 RMB at the door.

Register now!

About Sebastien

Sebasiten Paillet

Sebastien Paillet is passionate about start-ups. In fact, his love for rationalizing the potential of young companies led him to start Early Metrics with Antoine Baschiera, his co-founder.

With a strong background in accounting and management, Sebastien and his team has been helping startups and SME’s reach their potential. Some of his responsibilities include helping identify startups, meeting client expectations and reviewing their financial projections. Early Metrics also offers services such as business development, where they help manage the relationships between investor clients and asset managers.

Sebastien attended IAE Lyon III with a degree in Financial Analysis and Management. In 2010, he took up his Master CAA in Accounting and Finance. He then acquired a Higher Diploma in Accounting and Management in 2013-2015 at the Chamber of Auditors, and later on became a Diploma Accountant at the Chamber of Auditors in Paris.

Before founding Early Metrics, he became the Chief Financial Officer at Execo Holding in Lyon, France. He also founded U’Start Me, a social network for entrepreneurs, investors and anyone who is passionate about startups in 2013. He was also the Senior Financial Auditor for PwC France, where he was in charge of organizing and supervising interventions in line with the guidances of the managers and partners.

Connect with Sebastien on LinkedIn here.


Details about the Event:

Date: June 21, 2017

Time: 7 PM till 9 PM

Pricing : 100 RMB for 3 drinks

For any questions, contact Greg by WeChat, ID : Greg_Prudhommeaux

Address :

Must Grill 1/F, Bldg 2, 881 Wuding Lu, near Changde Lu 武定路881号2号楼1楼, 近常德路

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When and Where

 June 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM


 June 21, 2017 at 9:00 PM

 Must Grill 1/F, Bldg 2, 881 Wuding Lu, near Changde Lu 武定路881号2号楼1楼, 近常德路