VC Experts Releases New Web-Based Application

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Application Models Financing Rounds and Exit Events; Calculates Topic 820 (FAS 157) Fair Value.

No one else out there delivers that combination.

VC Experts, Inc. today announced the release of its Portfolio Company Analysis Tool at . This easy-to-use web-based application allows venture capital and private equity investors to rapidly model financing rounds and exit events, manage capitalization tables, and calculate the Topic 820, or FAS 157, fair value of their investments.

One of the tool's most powerful features is its ability to precisely measure the effect of individual deal terms on IRR and investment payouts.

"Developing a term sheet has always been part art and part science," says Joseph Bartlett, Founder of VC Experts. "What this application does is make it much more of a science. We're confident that the best VC and PE funds will embrace it as a strategy to improve their overall returns."

Another powerful feature of the application is its tight integration with the VC Experts Valuation & Deal Term Database of more than 2600 venture-backed companies, including valuation and deal term data on more than 3800 private financing transactions.

"In designing this application, our goal was to leverage the power of our industry-leading valuation and deal term database with a best-in-class analytical tool to model financing rounds and exit events", says Bartlett. "No one else out there delivers that combination."

Feedback from early users has been overwhelmingly positive. Says Jason Wrone, Vice President of Investments for Open Prairie Ventures, "The robust financial modeling capabilities combined with phenomenal ease of use of the Private Equity Data Center tools by VC Experts has vastly enhanced Open Prairie Ventures' approach to evaluating existing fund portfolios as well as new investment opportunities."

About VC Experts, Inc.: Through its and websites, VC Experts is a leading provider of data, analytic tools, research and commentary for the private equity and venture capital industries. Its flagship products include the Valuation & Deal Term Database, the Portfolio Company Analysis Tool, and the Encyclopedia of Private Equity & Venture Capital.


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