“It should be clear at this point that commercial valuations of
software assets by both practitioners and public markets is in
Of PwC’s Global Software Top 20 – the top twenty firms
globally as measured by software based revenue – the youngest
is 22 years old, and the median age of the top ten is 35 years. It
has been over twenty years, in other words, since the software
industry produced a business to rank in the Top 20.