Valuation Principles with the Kahn Acadamy

The Kahn Acadamy is an online school, founded by Salman Kahn, whose mission is “to provide a free, world‑class education for anyone, anywhere.” Salman Amin “Sal” Khan is an American teacher, entrepreneur, and a former hedge fund analyst. The Khan Academy has produced over 6,500 video lessons teaching a wide spectrum of academic subjects, mainly focusing on mathematics and sciences. As of October 13, 2015, the Khan Academy channel on YouTube has about 2,285,000 subscribers and the Khan Academy videos have been viewed more than 658 million times. In 2012, Time named Salman Khan in its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

The Kahn Acadamy very helpfully includes in its catalog some videos about fundamentals and finer points of investing. I highly encourage anyone interested in business valuation to check out these videos.

Here we can learn about some fundamentals of investing:

And here we can unravel the mysteries of EBITDA:

Here is an (actually!) understandable explanation of the Black-Sholes Formula: