Zinn on valuations of hardware companies verses software companies

June 2, 2016

It’s no secret that software companies are valued higher than hardware companies, even though, in many cases, they don’t have a tangible product to sell. So why are they worth more? That’s a great question, and one that I posed to someone who’s been there. As Micrel’s long-time CEO, Ray Zinn sold hardware. And when it came time to sell the company, he was faced with that realization. Listen to his analysis.

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