Technical Due Diligence in a COVID-19 World
What changes in technical due diligence when being forced into a remote world, and an explanation of the potential benefits.
Dealing with cybersecurity during COVID-19
Cyberattacks are on the rise. Cybercriminals are believed to have intensified their attacks as the world is primarily focused on COVID-19. This is evident based on several reports, including a report in Healthcare IT News, a report from Europol, and a memo from NASA....
7 Tips for Investors to Enable an Effective Technical Due Diligence
Reflecting on many successful technical due diligence efforts leads us to present seven focus areas which help enable the best results.
What is tech debt and why does it matter to investors?
“Technical Debt”, or “Tech Debt” is a somewhat abstract concept to many of our investor friends that often needs a more concrete explanation. In this brief article, we cover what it is, why it matters in an investment, and a little bit about how to deal with it. We don’t get into the technical depths here but cover tech debt from the business/investment perspective.
Does a tech-enabled company require technical due diligence?
What kind of business requires technical due diligence when considering an investment? The natural answer is any business that develops a software product or service requires an in-depth evaluation of its technology and practices. However, that is not a complete or...
10 cybersecurity questions to ask a target company
Learn about key the questions to ask during technical due diligence about cybersecurity to decrease investment risk.
15 technology questions to ask early in investment diligence
What questions should you, as an investor, ask to discover risk at the beginning of a relationship with a target company? Here are some suggestions that you can even ask pre-LOI, with rationale as to why each question is important.
Can data do away with technical due diligence?
Can automated data gathering tools replace traditional technical due diligence? No. The human component will not go away, but the data can help inform a diligence effort.