Value, as defined by Meriam-Webster, is the "monetary worth of something". In the business accounting context valuations generally, follow three standard methods,
(a) Asset-based business valuation methods
(b) Income-based business valuation methods, and/or
(c) Market-based business valuation methods
Regardless of how you arrive at the valuation based on one or more of the above methods, the secret-sauce is "How" from a business operations perspective can one increase future valuations.
From an operating perspective the three main levers for increasing company valuations are represented in the pictorial below.
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