Managing Director
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Entrepreneur and valuation expert Dan Eyman serves as Managing Director of Meld Valuation. His firm offers valuation services for start-ups and the venture community. Meld Valuation offers 409A, Carried Interest, and 820 valuation services. 

Specialties: Valuation, Venture ... more

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10 Great Quora Answers On Valuation & Venture Capital
Every startup or entrepreneur most have a firm understanding on valuation, venture capital and startup funding. I've scoured Quora for the best answers to the most common questions.
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5 Factors That’ll Make A Big Difference With Your 409A Valuation
Volatility is an input into the option pricing model which is used in most venture backed 409a valuations. Statistically, higher volatility is negatively correlated with size of a company.
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Unlocking The Unicorn Handcuffs
New legislation was passed last week called the Empowering Employees Through Stock Ownership Act (EESO) and it provides employees of privately held company the flexibility of tax obligations with exercising stock options for a up to 7 years.
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AAPL Apple Inc.
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
FB Facebook Inc
GOOGL Google (A shares)
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
NFLX Netflix Inc.
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.

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Latest Posts
Five Common Misconceptions About 409A Valuation
Here we wanted to give five common misconceptions about 409A valuation that we often get when talking to those involved with privately held businesses.
The 3 Things EShares Has Wrong On 409A Valuation
Math is Wrong, Conflicts of Interest, Unqualified Appraisers, oh my!!

Work Experience

CFO
EverlyWell
July 2015 - Present (5 years 5 months)
Managing Director & Founder
Meld Valuation
June 2014 - Present (6 years 7 months)

Meld Valuation offers valuation services to the startup and venture capital community. Meld Valuation offers 409A valuation services to startups, portfolio valuation to their investors, and carried interest valuations to its general partners. Traditional financial services firms are over-priced and lack the understanding of early stage companies and venture capital firms.

CFO
Map My Beauty
June 2015 - November 2015 (6 months)
CFO
Zenytime
February 2015 - September 2015 (8 months)
Board of Advisors
Canary, LLC.
October 2014 - August 2015 (11 months)
Finance Manager
NanoString Technologies, Inc.
November 2013 - January 2015 (1 year 3 months)

NanoString Technologies is a publicly held provider of life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostics. Reporting directly to the company's Chief Financial Officer.

- Develop complex deal models to analyze potential partnership and acquisition transactions in conjunction with corporate development. Integral team member that lead and executed a $45 million collaboration agreement.

Education

Seattle University
MBA
2008 / 2010
Finance & Strategy
University of Washington
Bachelors
2003 / 2006
Biology

Publications