For all Australians, it is tax time again. And for investors in startups, there might be times you come across a offer document that mention something called ESIC tax incentives which stands for early stage innovation company tax incentives. According to the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, if you invest in a qualifying early stage innovation company (ESIC), you may be eligible for some tax incentives for early stage investors.
In this post, we will be introducing the Startup Investigator Analysis Framework which will be used to study crowdfunding campaigns. It is essentially split into two components – qualitative evaluation and financial valuation using the Scorecard Method. We will go into more details the methodology that will be used to break down a startup business here.