It’s a startup that’s grown to be worth more than $10 billion e.g Slack.
- Data room
A data room, also known as virtual data room (VDR) is a secure online repository used for the storing and distribution of privileged data. Generally used to house documents relating legal proceedings, acquisition transactions or mergers.
- Debt Capital
Debt capital is the capital that a business raises by taking out a loan or other financial security
Disruption occurs when a product or service becomes popular enough to replace established competitors. When technology develops and replaces old technology, it’s considered disruptive. E.g. USB disrupted the floppy disk.
- Down Round
A fundraising round in which the startup is valued at a lower value per share than previous rounds.
- Due Diligence
Due diligence is a process where the business’s financial records are reviewed in order to assess the viability of an investment target and to ensure they have accurate information.
There you have it,
6 startup terms starting with the letter D
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