Thoughts on all things due diligence, innovation and investment management

9 Data and Tech Priorities In 2022 – The Year to Enable Data for Due Diligence

January 3, 2022 – 2021 has been a seminal year for DiligenceVault – a rapidly growing digital diligence network with over 30,000 users, a year when we went from digitizing 150 diligences a day to over 300. The challenges that we faced, responded to, and solved for in 2021 were new, yet inspiring as we managed 100s of client interactions in supporting large and complex data flows, grappling with the lack of an industry standard in managing entities, and absorbing constant feedback as clients leveraged the platform beyond our product imagination!

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25 November 2019
Framing The Freedom

Can you imagine a world without freedom, or a world without a framework? Along the same lines, a world with only freedom or with only framework? So both freedom and framework must co-exist. Freedom and...

29 October 2019
FinTech Goes FunTech

I hopped into the “Vault” about two months ago and entered the vast world of FinTech. Technology has clearly been a disruptor and led to numerous changes in the financial services industry, and I wanted...

29 September 2019
Incumbent vs Challenger: PDF vs Digitization

PDF documents are a leading, secure means of sharing information. To many, the necessity of PDF files as a tool for disseminating information seems undisputed. But as data flows have accelerated and information types have...

30 August 2019
Those SaaSsy Fintech Acronyms

Software as a Service (SaaS) is both a revenue model as well as a computing model. Also known as cloud computing, this method of delivering an application was arguably first introduced by Larry Ellison, Zach...

30 July 2019
Making of the Entrepreneurial You

DiligenceVault turned five years old this year! It all started with the vision of creating a digitized, quasi-automated and two-sided platform for the investment management industry – a lofty idea given how slow the investment...

29 June 2019
India as An Investment Destination

India remains an attractive investment destination for the right reasons: its growing share of global GDP; the significant amount of investment necessary to support such growth; and its large population and young demographic that remain...

29 May 2019
DV Looks at ESG

As (one of) the millennial(s) on the team, it is only natural I write an article on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). Also from the perspective of a technology platform digitizing and centralizing manager research,...

28 April 2019
Delivering on the Promise of AI

The broad promise of AI is that it will allow humans to make exponentially faster decisions and invoke deeper analytics. Let’s explore what the future looks like once you deliver on the promise of AI...

27 March 2019
Rethinking Investor Relations Tech

Firms should apply the “zoom out/zoom in” approach to technology investments. The “zoom out” perspective looks at a time horizon of 10 or more years and tries to predict the market landscape and customer expectations....