The Relationship Management Platform Built For Relationship-Focused Industries.
A letter from our founder and CEO
Deals don’t just happen on their own. They happen by building, managing, and scaling relationships.
That’s what David, our co-founder, and I consistently experienced during our years working in consulting and venture capital.
In both industries, what differentiated our firms from the competition was our relationship network. Particularly, how we activated it to source deals, evaluate them, or identify connections that would meaningfully change the trajectory of our portfolio companies.
Despite their importance, these deal-making relationships didn’t really live anywhere.
We usually worked with a set of outdated Excel spreadsheets or clunky CRMs that treated our evolving network as a static database.
This led to countless hours wasted from endless data entry to focusing on the wrong connections due to inaccurate or limited information. (Not to mention the missed opportunities with companies that could have been a perfect match for us.)
That’s why we built 4Degrees.
With 4Degrees, the ability to track and automate workflows unique to the private market space is just the beginning.
Where our platform goes above and beyond is by giving you intelligent tools that provide immediate visibility into your organization’s network, empowering you to uncover new opportunities and nurture key relationships that drive the success of your company.
Whether you’re starting from spreadsheets or looking to level up from your existing systems, we’d love to help you and your team maximize your relationship network potential.
The Core Values That Drive Our Team (and Our Product)
Feedback as a System, Not an Event.
We don't build features for the sake of building features.
Our customers and their feedback drive our product development. We start and end our weeks with our customers in mind, from weekly meetings covering user feedback to communication channels dedicated to proactively solving for new use cases.
Diverse Is Not Just What We Are, It’s How We Think.
We don't rely on titles, levels, or "the way things are done" to make decisions as a company. We believe diverse inputs lead to better outcomes and to a better product that serves a wider, varied range of individuals.
Better Than Yesterday.
Our team is always striving to focus on the thing that will deliver the highest impact for our customers. When in doubt, we're biased towards rapidly getting something into the world and learning from it. Then we rinse and repeat.
Keep It Human.
This means bringing our full selves to a workplace where we not only share memes but feel comfortable voicing our opinions.
We promote the same authenticity within our product by creating opportunities for genuine interactions and avoiding those skewed towards transactional relationships.
Trust Underlies Everything We Do.
Our focus and investment is, and always will be, on our customers’ data security. We are entrusted with precious information, and we pledge to keep that secure above all else.
The Team You Build Is the Company You Build
Ablorde oversees business operations including sales, marketing, business development, and communications.He’s also been known to throw hammers and eat BBQ.
David is responsible for the technology that drives the 4Degrees platform, as well as making the product vision a reality.We’re not sure if he’s human or AI, but he knows more Disney songs than you.
Kathryne is the front-end engineer at 4Degrees. She enjoys fluffy dogs, knitting sweaters, and bar trivia.
Chris develops new features and improves existing ones to drive innovation at 4Degrees. Everyone’s dogs love Chris, but he owns a cat.
Kayla is the product designer. She designs the product(s). She has a peanut allergy, it’s something she lives with. It’s a part of her, she’s learned to cope with it.
head of engineering
Dan has over 20 years of experience developing software and building systems. He has worked extensively on data collection and reporting systems when he’s not developing software you can find him biking around Capitol Hill.
Sarika helps our users get set up on the 4Degrees platform and get the most out of it over time. She’s an amateur boxer and made it to the semifinals of the 2019 USIBA National Boxing Championship.
Customer Quality Engineer
Noemi helps our customers get the most out of 4Degrees, and also drives much of our QA processes.
Cameron is responsible for helping prospective customers solve their pain points with 4Degrees. He is a lover of Ohio State Football and addicted to hot sauce.
DeShawn guides customers through 4Degrees’ solutions to accurately meet their goals. He also enjoys traveling, vegetarian dining and replying to messages using movie quotes.
Head of Marketing
Alex is responsible for all demand generation and product marketing efforts at 4Degrees He enjoys spending time with his family, riding motorcycles, and reading.
Jenn performs data migrations for our customers on the 4Degrees platform and builds tools to standardize onboarding. She runs 26.2 miles for fun and takes pride in her watch tan.