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ISSUE 010 - December 2023

Exclusive data reveals predictions for the year ahead

We asked 700+ private capital professionals what they’re seeing for the upcoming year and uncovered:

  • Why investors are anticipating higher deal volume in 2024
  • How investors are shifting priorities to snap up high quality deals
  • How artificial intelligence is predicted to change the industry

Get the full story with data-driven insights that reveal how you should adapt your strategy for 2024.

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Snacks

The state of European tech

2023 is on track to be the third-largest year on record by total capital invested in European tech. It’s been a challenging year—but there are signs we should be cautiously optimistic about the road ahead. Find out why in this Affinity-sponsored report.

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Activate your network

Top VC firms look after networks that are 19% bigger than the average. Like them, you can turn your network into a dealmaking machine. Find out how to prioritize the right strategy, processes, and technology.

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Press Play

In conversation with Speedinvest: Investor Relations

In our predictions survey (see above!), we asked dealmakers about their top fundraising challenges.

They said:

  1. LPs are investing in other asset classes due to current public market conditions for venture backed firms (57%)
  2. There is fundamental perceived lower value in venture and PE Growth (41%)
  3. LPs won't re-invest with existing capital yet to be deployed (40%)

Whatever challenges your firm faces, Speedinvest’s Fundraising Manager, Katharina Porenta, has solutions. Join us for a discussion on the evolving dynamics of investor relations and fundraising.

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VOICES FROM THE INDUSTRY

f7 Ventures can now evaluate opportunities at scale to quickly identify whether a deal is a good co-investment opportunity with another fund or individual.

“If you look at a 12- to 15-month view, we had thousands of companies that we captured and entered into Affinity. From there we were able to apply our own kind of scoring system."

Kelly Graziadei,
Founder & General Partner,
f7 Ventures

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