CDD Demands A New Normal

The role of Commercial Due Diligence is to drive a decision. But in a world where 60% of failed deals are attributed to DD oversights, CDD is clearly not a decisive resource. This is particularly true of the high-growth tech sector. Why are you missing the risk and opportunity in tech assets? The old measures…

Is bias affecting your returns?

Cognitive bias. Deviation from logic and reason that influence decision processes. Pure human nature. Bias has the potential to affect every decision you take. Your interest in a sector. Your faith in a product. Your belief in a team. Benjamin Graham once said, “The investor’s chief problem – even his worst enemy – is likely to…

You are in a Fintech echo-chamber. It’s time to get out.

After a week of events in which some fundamental questions seemed to be avoided, we plucked 3 areas in which we think it is time to face-in. 1.Is Pricing the un-recognised blocker for scaling your tech firm? When asking firms their blockers to scale, panellists answered in unison: talent, smart funding, partnerships, marketing. Pricing is under-leveraged,…