It’s 2023, and the bonanza of M&A deals and IPOs we experienced during the pandemic has dried out. 2022 was a dismal year for IPOs,
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
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 is an alternative asset class where general partners from a private equity firm raise funds from limited partners and deploy the LP’s invested
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.
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
Most venture capital firms are looking to get on the ground floor of the next unicorn or $1 billion+ company, resulting in a great payoff
Even though economic indicators look grim, today is still a great time to be a venture capitalist investing in early-stage companies.
This article explains why family offices should implement a relationship intelligence CRM instead of shoehorning workflows into spreadsheets or traditional CRM solutions that have not been designed for specific family office use cases.
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.
2020 proved that most financial services firms, including investment banks, could go entirely virtual and smoothly execute transactions by deploying the right technology. To remain
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
Building and maintaining deep relationships is crucial to your success as a private equity investor. The stronger your relationships with C-level executives, bankers, fund managers,
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
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.
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.
As a venture capital fund manager, properly managing the relationship with your limited partners (LPs) is critical to the success of your 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.
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.
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.
Modern deal sourcing for private equity firms: These deal sourcing strategies will help you blend new techniques with traditional strategies.
If you aren’t investing in technology, your competition will pass you by. Here are some ways commercial real estate firms are leveraging technology.
Undecided about implementing deal management software? In this article, we correct some common misconceptions we hear about deal management tools.
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.
In this guide, we’ll provide you with an overview of the private equity due diligence process that you can use as a starting point when evaluating potential investment opportunities.
This article offers our list of must-read books for investment bankers. Use these resources to grow your career as a finance professional or aspiring investment banker looking to break into the profession.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Here are the biggest trends in investment banking technology. These tools – and the trends that birthed them – are key to thrive in a competitive industry.
We are excited to announce that 4Degrees now offers a native integration with PitchBook, the premier data provider for the private and public equity markets.
Naturally you want your investments to succeed. Here are some key ways you can support portfolio companies with more than just capital.
When it comes to business development travel, you need the right processes and technologies. These tips will maximize the value of your business travel.
As a nonprofit, you have to keep track of countless relationships. In this article, we offer tips to keep your nonprofit relationships healthy and lucrative.
This private equity checklist will help you find LPs for your fund. Go through these categories and make sure you have a compelling answer for each.