New Whitepaper: Data Room Checklist

When choosing a Virtual Data Room (VDR), it’s important to find the solution that fits your needs quickly. VDRs are often used to facilitate M&A transactions, fundraising, or other financial events that require immediate action, so implementation time and ease of use should be front and center as you’re considering software solutions.

But choosing a virtual data room provider is only one piece of the puzzle. To keep your deal moving forward quickly, you’ll need to know how to set up and optimize your VDR, what to keep in it, and what to do with the contents.

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4 Tips for Productive Startup Board of Directors Meetings

Every company, from small businesses to massive corporations, should have a board of directors. For many startups still in the growth phase, however, the board of directors is all too often an afterthought. As a result, startups can move so fast that non-executive board members fall out of the loop between meetings.

It’s easy for startups to fall victim to a number of common traps that prevent them from running productive board meetings. In this article, we’ll discuss 4 best practices for avoiding these pitfalls and getting the most out of your startup board of directors.

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4 Signs the Time is Right for a Virtual Data Room

Over the years, the increase in the digitization of both personal and business records has made it possible for organizations to streamline their day-to-day processes while reducing their total operating expenses. One example of this efficiency is in the deployment and management of Virtual Data Rooms (VDRs).

In the past, companies engaging in mergers and acquisitions (M&As) or those in need of better information privacy needed to rely on physical data rooms. These secure rooms house rows of data reserved for secure document exchanges, file sharing, legal transactions, and financial due diligence. However, these facilities are notoriously costly to manage and lack the transparency and accessibility that most organizations need today.

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What Buyers Expect to See in a Virtual Data Room During M&A

Businesses that once relied on rows and rows of filing cabinets to store company documents have now shifted to virtual data rooms, also known as online data rooms. These digital warehouses serve as repositories for storing information and files about an organization: everything from financial statements and lists of company assets to contracts and HR data.

Virtual data rooms are particularly useful for the due diligence process during mergers and acquisitions. Potential M&A buyers want to see that you have all your ducks in a row, investigating and auditing your organization in order to limit the risk of the transaction.

By placing your documents in a centralized repository for easy access, virtual data rooms can significantly speed up the due diligence process. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the most important forms and information that you should have in your virtual data room during an M&A transaction.

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How Virtual Data Rooms Prepare Your Business for Success

Organization is key leading up to a business transaction. There are plenty of moving parts during this process, so it’s imperative to have all of your important documents in one place, ready to be securely shared with the appropriate parties.

When choosing a Virtual Data Room (VDR), it’s important to find the solution that fits your needs quickly. It’s likely you’re in the market for a VDR to help facilitate an upcoming M&A transaction, a round of fundraising, or another financial event that requires immediate action. You can’t let an overly complex data room get in the way of achieving your business and financial goals.

Below are some favorite SecureDocs features that help our customers stay in control of their documents, whether they’re preparing for their next deal or managing confidential customer and employee information.

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Meet Tara Naughter, Marketing Campaign Manager at SecureDocs, Inc.


At SecureDocs, Inc., our employees come from a variety of experiences and backgrounds, each with a unique set of skills and talents that align with our overall mission of providing simple, smart document management solutions.

We’re proud of the team we’ve assembled, and we think it’s about time you get to know the people that are innovative, agile, and committed to fulfilling the needs of our customers. 

This month we’re catching up with SecureDocs, Inc. Marketing Campaign Manager Tara Naughter. With previous experience in graphic design, teaching, and marketing for real estate, Tara has an extensive and dynamic background.

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The Story Behind the World's Largest Directory for Women in VC

In the US,   women-owned businesses made $34 billion in sales and employed 121 million people in 2016 - and the number of women-owned companies continues to increase each year. Despite the fact that only   4.8% of CEOs of Fortune 500 companies are women, female entrepreneurs and business leaders are paving the way for others to follow in their footsteps. While there is clearly much work to be done around this critical issue, two women have created a tool that should continue moving things in the right direction.
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What Startups Need to Know About Fundraising in Latin America in 2019

As we enter into the second half of 2019, there's never been a better time for tech investments in Latin America.

In November 2018, for example, Brazilian food delivery startup company iFood announced that it had raised $500 million in capital--the largest funding round for any Latin American startup. This came after another record-breaking year in 2017, when venture capital investments in Latin America surpassed $1 billion for the first time.

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The Role of VDR in Banking and Finance

In today’s interconnected and fast-paced environment, the demand for better data transparency and accessibility has continued to grow. Over the past 10 years, this necessity has led to several new developments in cloud-based business solutions available to banking and financial institutions. Virtual data room (VDR) technology is an example of one of these developments, providing organizations with a secure digital repository to help facilitate efficient document management and seamless business transactions.

VDR solutions offer a variety of benefits to banking and financial industries along with the clients that support them. Here are just a few ways virtual data room technology is optimizing collaboration between these organizations and their clients.

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Join SecureDocs at the 2019 BIO International Convention

The SecureDocs team is headed to Philadelphia as a sponsor and exhibitor of the 2019 BIO International Convention.

The BIO International Convention, hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), offers exposure to global biotech and pharma leaders, as well as industry thought leaders. There are over 500 education sessions and ample networking opportunities with more than 16,000 attendees from 67 countries.

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