Our expressions on all things due diligence, fintech, digital transformation, and life at DiligenceVault.

Rethinking your due-diligence strategy with non-traditional VCs

September 23, 2021 – Our latest thought piece talks about how nontraditional VCs are disrupting the venture space and what effect it can have on an allocator’s due diligence efforts. Over the past few years, a wide variety of investors have rushed headlong into the world of venture investing, enticed by the lucrative returns seen in the private markets.

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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....

27 February 2019
And The Next InvestTech Unicorn Is…

Unicorns are mythical beasts. In the VC world, they are high growth startups that achieve $1bn+ in valuation. In the investing world, a unicorn is an..

29 January 2019
Attitudes & Latitudes: Notes from the Tech Side of Investment Management

The investment management industry is known, from the outside, for many things. In a few words: high stakes and important work, high-performing individuals, and long but rewarding hours. When it comes to tech, however, the...

21 December 2018
Data Disintermediation: The Gift that Keeps on Giving!

The investment management industry runs on data. Organizations build their businesses around carefully constructed, disciplined processes of collecting and analyzing information that are designed..

29 November 2018
When Diligence Goes Digital

Defining the Digital Diligence Moment: When the investment management industry no longer depends on emails, multiple Word documents, and PDFs to exchange diligence information, and instead asks, “Can you DV it?” i.e. when DiligenceVault becomes...