The start-up that can predict the fate of others’?

September 1, 2009 at 7:24 pm Leave a comment

“Two former Oxford University students are getting attention (and seed money) in Silicon Valley, for developing new technology that automates aspects of the venture capital decision-making process”. offers predictions on whether a start-up will succeed or fail, based on a range of information gathered. Ultimately, YouNoodle aims to take the guess work out of venture capitalist investment.

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“The model relies on four basic areas: the team, financial factors, the concept, and advisors. A startup company fills in a survey with detailed questions focused on these four areas, and out pops the valuation”.

YouNoodle is now featured on websites such as the SFGate Business News, in its own start-up index section.

Matt Richtel writes more here in his article from the New York times.

Cody James Miller

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