Complex Networks Framework for Valuation in Software Markets

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


The examination of the previously designed network effects framework revealed research opportunities by considering properties, dynamics and topologies of networks. The goal of this chapter is to close the identified research gap. Hence, the previously designed network effects framework for valuations in software markets is modified based on the derived insights of the complex networks analysis of customer networks. This modification is achieved in a two step process. First, an overview of the framework and the modifications based on the complex networks research is provided, before the individual phases are described in detail.


Cash Flow Complex Network Real Option Network Effect Software Company 
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  1. 1.FrankfurtGermany

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