• In the dynamic realms of venture capital, private equity, consulting and investment banking, the quest for quality deal flow amidst vast company databases is relentless. Amidst the whirlwind of information overload, even the most diligent teams can struggle to stay abreast of real-time developments and identify emerging trends. Enter artificial intelligence (AI), which has been […]

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  • Finding investors is one of the biggest challenges of starting and growing a business. Typically, companies will start small raising a seed round and move to increase the amount they raise with subsequent funding rounds. When entrepreneurs have an idea for a business or product, they often seek investors to fund the  development of the […]

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  • We get it, tackling due diligence during an M&A transaction is an overwhelming task, but essential for closing a successful, equitable and efficient deal. In this article, we will explore key due diligence processes that you must have and how technology and an AI deal sourcing platform are revolutionizing the process empowering dealmakers to maximize […]

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  • 2023 is now behind us, yet obtaining sufficient capital funding remains a significant challenge for startups. Although venture capital and angel investors continue to be key funding sources, the level of competition for investment has surged considerably. Startups must effectively communicate a compelling business model, showcase their market potential, and demonstrate a robust growth strategy […]

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  • For startups embarking on the journey to secure capital to fund their future growth and scale their operations, pitching to private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investors requires thoughtful preparation if you are going to be successful. For many companies the capital raise process can be “life or death,” it represents not only a […]

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  • Aspiring entrepreneurs and savvy investor recognize the paramount importance of understanding a business’s true value. Identifying the most appropriate valuation for a business is critical to making informed decisions for both business owners and investors, alike.  If there is a disconnect regarding the valuation the two parties will never be able to consummate a transaction. […]

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  • Over the past few decades, venture capitalists (VCs) have played an increasingly important role in the world of business and finance. Although VC’s find much success in getting businesses off the ground and flourish, it doesn’t come without its pitfalls or challenges. Being a venture capitalist can be tough, especially when there’s so much competition […]

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  • The effectiveness of investment banking firms hinges significantly on the caliber and volume of investment opportunities that come their way. Assessing a wide array of potential deals increases the likelihood of pinpointing the companies with management teams, substantial growth potential, and financial profile to be able to, thereby enhancing the overall successful completion of a […]

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  • Why is sourcing deals in corporate development becoming increasingly difficult? The process from identifying a promising opportunity to successfully closing a deal is laden with complexities and challenges. These obstacles can significantly impact an organization’s growth trajectory. Let’s explore the top challenges that every corporate development professional faces. Strategic Alignment The first hurdle organizations need […]

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  • Private equity deal sourcing is an essential part of the investment process for PE firms, venture capital firms, and investment banks. This process involves finding a suitable deal that matches the needs and goals of the organization, identifying and targeting potential acquirers, sellers, and other stakeholders in the deal, staying up-to-date on relevant market trends […]

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