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4Degrees 2022 Year in Review

2022 was a year of growth and learning at 4Degrees. We kept busy building a more comprehensive product and adding new features and improvements based

Limited Partners Article

How to Find Limited Partners for your Private Equity or Venture Capital Fund

As a GP at a venture capital or private equity fund, you need access to capital, and limited partners (LPs) are the investors who can invest in your fund. Traditionally, raising money from LPs has been a very opaque process, and there is little information available for emerging GPs looking to raise their first funds.

Private Equity Terms

Private Equity Terminology

Private equity is an alternative asset class where general partners from a private equity firm raise funds from limited partners and deploy the LP’s invested

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Private Equity During a Recession: Opportunities and Risks

It is late 2022, and economic uncertainty is the topic du jour. With the stock market in bear market territory, record levels of inflation, and a Federal Reserve hell-bend on raising interest rates to get inflation under control, investors are searching for alternative investment opportunities, and some see the private markets as an attractive choice.

VC Glossary

Venture Capital Glossary

As with every discipline, venture capital has its distinct terminology and acronyms. If you are a beginner looking to get into the industry or a

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What is Relationship Intelligence?

Most deals in the private markets begin with a relationship, making your team’s relationship capital a crucial asset for sourcing quality deals and advancing your portfolio companies. And similar to other types of assets, relationships take time, commitment, and dedication to build and foster.

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How to Choose The Best CRM for M&A

Mergers and acquisitions are complex transactions involving multiple steps and stakeholders from different organizations with different expectations, priorities, and goals. Firms need the right technology

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What is New At 4Degrees

It feels like only a few weeks ago we were writing our 2021 Year in Review article. But mid-2022, it is, and our Product and Development teams have been hard at work

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How to Increase Venture Capital Deal Flow

With millions of tech startups launching worldwide every year, venture capitalists need to be efficient at evaluating and sourcing promising high-growth companies that will be worth their investment and result in a liquidity event.

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The Ultimate Guide to Venture Capital CRM

As a venture capital investor, you are in the business of building long-term relationships. Whether you focus on small seed-stage deals or large growth equity investments, who you know and how well you know them matters.

The Guide to Setting up a Venture Capital Fund

How to Start A Venture Capital Fund

Are you interested in setting up your own VC fund? In this guide, we help emerging fund managers understand the basics of setting up a VC firm and launch their first fund.

Top Startup Accelerators in the USA

Best Startup Accelerators

In this article, we introduce you to the top startup accelerators in the USA. If you are ready to take your venture to the next level, consider applying to learn from the best.

The Best Private Equity Podcasts

The Best Private Equity Podcasts

This article offers our list of the best private equity podcasts. These shows are a great way to stay abreast of industry developments and listen to the movers and shakers in the PE world.

Best Venture Capital Podcasts

The Best Venture Capital Podcasts

With the emergence of streaming apps like Spotify and Apple’s iTunes, podcasts have changed how we consume information. You no longer have to be glued to a screen reading an article or watching a video. Instead, the beauty of podcasts is that you can integrate them into your routine and listen on-demand from anywhere, anytime.

The Guide to VC Deal Sourcing in 2022

2022 Venture Capital Trends

In this guide, we give you a high level overview of the current status of the VC industry in 2022, including how you should approach deal sourcing.

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4Degrees 2021 Year in Review

2021 was a pivotal year for 4Degrees. We partnered with more relationship-driven organizations and added new tools and improvements to empower our customers by leveraging their relationship networks. Let’s look at some of the latest product features we added in 2021. 

Deal flow

Improving Your Investment Banking Deal Flow

Deal flow is the lifeblood of private investing and finance professionals. As an investment banker, you work day and night to create partnerships with clients and provide deal flow to investors.

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Building the Ideal Venture Capital Tech Stack

This article goes over various technologies and specific pieces of software General Partners at VC firms should consider adopting when building their VC tech stack, focusing on increasing productivity and gaining a competitive advantage.

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8 Tips to Better Leverage Your Network

There is no doubt that your network is one of your most valuable assets. Who you know can, at times, be more important than what you know. But building and leveraging your network is an art in it itself.

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