VDR Options When Raising Capital in a Digital Landscape

For aspiring entrepreneurs and startup companies, knowing how and when to raise capital for their businesses can be a challenging endeavor. This challenge only becomes compounded when you consider the dynamic digital landscape that all companies are required to navigate. Now more than ever, there is a growing need for companies to be able to provide secure and easily accessible information to their potential investors while minimizing lead-times through seamless virtual data exchanges.

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How Using VDR Helps Public Works Manage Critical Records

Public works departments oversee many services critical to local communities. Additionally, inadequate planning and organization could lead to disruptions in the delivery of water, sewage, or electrical services. Given the importance of these public services, there are many rules and regulations in place to ensure proper compliance.

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Document Management Software Market to Reach $11bn by 2028

Although cloud computing got its start in the 1960's, it's only been in the past ten years that the corporate world began to truly engage with its capacities and gain from its values. Further, cloud-based document management software (DMS) processing is expected to drive an even bigger cloud expansion, generating over US$ 11 Billion by 2028. The growth is because the opportunities offered by DMS to safely and securely manage M&A, IPO and fundraising materials make it the rising star in the corporate development sector.

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Board Communication & Virtual Data Rooms

Virtual data rooms (VDRs) are highly secure, cloud-based data repositories that make it easy and safe to upload and share critical information. VDRs are already commonly used to facilitate mergers and acquisitions, due diligence investigations, and fundraising rounds. However, given their utility and affordability, they are increasingly relied upon in a variety of other capacities. Here are five reasons VDRs are particularly useful for board communications. 

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3 Tips for Maintaining an Organized Virtual Data Room

Decades ago, the file room was often the heart of an organization — information  flowed  in and out of its chambers, bringing critical resources to every part of a company. While  paper  is on the fast track to obsolescence in many environments, the file room has evolved to take up residence on local servers or the cloud, with virtual data rooms making M&A due diligence and paperwork that much easier.

And yet, the  organization  of that data room remains a key aspect of ongoing business success. Check out these three tips for maintaining an organized virtual data room to support your entire organization — whether you’re in the midst of M&A activity or not.

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SecureDocs' New Vice President of Sales: Meet Casey Roberts

SecureDocs, Inc. has announced that Mr. Casey Roberts has been named Vice President of Sales. Roberts’ new role places him responsible for overseeing the growth of the SecureDocs, Inc. account management team, ensuring that prospective customers have a tremendous experience from their first point of contact, through the evaluation process, and as a customer.

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5 Common Fundraising Questions Answered

Starting a business may not require a ton of money outright, but growing it likely will. For startup founders focused on building a company from the ground up, the idea of fundraising is no doubt a bit overwhelming. It is hard enough to keep things running when there are limited resources, and there simply may not seem like time for the often arduous fundraising process. Given that fledgling entrepreneurs probably have a lot of questions before they can delve into the process and not much time to spend researching, here is a look at some of the common questions answered.

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Auctions & Bidding: 4 Tips for Sell-Side M&A Success

Selling your business via a merger or an acquisition is usually pretty exciting, although it is fairly overwhelming as well. Of course, getting to the point where the deal is actually set in motion can take quite some time. And, plenty of deals have imploded before they have really begun, some fall apart just before closing time, and they can obviously get derailed at any point in between. But, there are steps companies can take prior to gauging prospective buyers’ interest and certainly before entering into negotiations to avoid certain issues. Here are four tips for sellers to ensure M&A success:

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How to Organize Your Virtual Data Room for Due Diligence

Meticulous record keeping and an organized data management system are imperative to running a business successfully. Of course, there are also a number of instances throughout the life of a business during which a company will be called upon to furnish some of their records and documentation. This kind of massive data exchange is probably most commonly associated with a transaction-related due diligence investigation. Given the extent of data sharing required during any due diligence process, a coherent document retention and management system will prove critical to sealing the deal. Here is how to organize your virtual data room to ensure your company is adequately prepared for due diligence:

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Exit Planning: 5 Steps to Success

One of the most rewarding aspects of starting and growing a business is being able to sell it for a handsome profit at some point down the line. It is a true mark of success when the founders of a business manage to sell it off for millions of dollars and can retire from working altogether if they so desire. Of course, getting to that point is far from easy. In most cases, it takes years of blood, sweat, and tears, and even the most diligent workers may not ever reach this lofty goal. However, there are certain measures business leaders can take to help set themselves up for success. Here are some important steps to take to ensure a solid exit plan:

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