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Basics of Financial Statements

Have you ever seen a Financial Statement of a company and left wondering what is it all about? For professionals who don’t come from an accounting or finance background, it can be quite overwhelming as such. Basic terminologies may sound quite un-familiar. Well, we will dive into some of the...

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PowerPoint Slide Elements

PowerPoint Slide Elements A slide in PowerPoint is the fundamental building block of a Presentation. A PowerPoint presentation is simply a collection of different slides arranged in a logical manner to effectively communicate a story. So then, what are the main components of building a slide?...

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Excel productivity hack - Navigating between sheets

In one our earlier blogs, we discussed how to create an Index/TOC sheet in an Excel workbook. Don’t recall? No worries, read it again here. Got it now. Great! Now, a lot of our readers came back and asked a rather intuitive follow-up question. They asked, “But, how do we navigate between...

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Pre-money vs Post-money valuation

Pre-money vs post-money valuation As an Entrepreneur, you often have to negotiate on your company valuation. This is especially true when you are looking to raise new funding from investors. To get your funding, you need to mutually agree on the potential valuation of your company. A very...

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Visualization charts in Excel

Visualization charts in Excel Microsoft Excel can be a great tool for visualization purposes. There are some very powerful charts functionalities inbuilt in Excel, that can be used to depict numbers visually. Let us look at some of those interest charts that are already available to use at the...

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Weighted Average Cost of Capital

Weighted Average Cost of Capital of a company When we want to do valuation of any company using the Discounted Cash Flows valuation, we need to calculate a cost of capital. The cost of capital is simply the expected return that investors (both debt and equity) expect from investing their money...

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Freelancing: The new world labor order

The last few years have been anything but dull. The economic cycle has turned for good, the technological disruptions are happening at a faster pace than ever, the money is getting poured into electric cars, self-driving cars, artificial intelligence like anything. Gives you a clear picture of...

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Upskilling – do it or perish

The day we enter corporate world, we assume that the days of learning are over and implementing the learnings are here. But the reality is far from true. It’s actually the other way around. The day you enter corporate world, the time is ripe for you to unlearn a lot of theoretical concepts and...

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Excel Automation: Creating an Index sheet in a Workbook

Excel Automation - Creating an Index sheet in a Workbook You may have worked on an Excel workbook with just 3 or 4 worksheets in them. In those workbooks, navigating between worksheets is relatively easy. Right? But what if you are working with a humongous dataset with 20 or 40 may be 100...

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