One of the The main reasons we haven’t seen a meaningful recovery in late-stage deal activity is the lack of consensus on how to value startups. No one wants to pay the prices of 2021, but measuring what startups are worth today is not easy.
However, there are signs that people agree.
Last week, Forge Global, a private securities market, released data showing the average difference between what secondary sellers are looking to sell and what buyers are looking to buy shares. – also known as bid / ask spread – decreased to 17 %. This is the lowest percentage in a year, indicating that buyers and sellers are starting to get on the same page regarding price.