How do you assign valuation to a start-up? Marc Phillips, CEO of Search Forecast.
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A serial entrepreneur, Marc is the founder/CEO of SearchForecast.com and SKUmatic.com - providers of publishing software and services to hundreds of websites and Facebook pages globally. Marcâ€™s previous online research company, APT Strategies, was founded in 1993 and sold to Jupiter Research Inc. (NASDAQ: JUPM) in 1999. He also co-founded Australiaâ€™s largest affiliate network, Commission Monster, acquired by IPMG in 2007. Marc was a founding shareholder of Silicon Valley-based GlanceGuide Inc, an online video metrics firm acquired by The Nielsen Company (NYSE: NLSN) and Localyte.com, an online travel community acquired by NileGuide Inc. in 2010. Marc holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne, is a partner in Arafura Ventures Inc. and has lived and worked in Palo Alto for the past 10 years.