Sometimes when you are working on building a model or looking through results, you’ll have an idea. Maybe it’s a new keyword, a domain that should be excluded, or a required home page keyword. Stopping what you are working on and going to the appropriate place to add this information can be disruptive. Now, udu provides a handy note pad that is always available no matter what you are working on. Just make a quick note, then go back later and make the necessary changes.Continue reading “New features in version 2.14.1”
Today’s competitive marketplace requires PE firms to explore new strategies to grow the quantity and quality of deals entering their funnel. Proprietary deals have become more challenging in an industry as competitive as private equity, with USD 1.8T of dry powder and close to 20,000 fund managers. Many private equity GPs, even today, claim that two thirds of their closed transactions are proprietary. Dig deeper, however, and you will find that their definition of “proprietary” differs greatly, rendering the term more of a marketing claim than a real capability.Continue reading “Proprietary Deal Sourcing is no Longer Just a Marketing Claim”
The types of runs that you can perform on a Find Businesses search has continued to grow since the first release. As a result, it has become necessary to restructure the New run menu to showcase all of these new run types. Version 2.13.1 is unveiling this new menu.Continue reading “New features in version 2.13.1”
Find businesses does the heavy lifting when identifying, compiling and
analyzing large lists of target companies in the industries of your choosing. While the process is very straight forward, there are a few techniques that can be applied to help obtain your desired results. We have provided insight in this post that explains how to optimize search performance, complete projects faster and provide a more accurate score.
We are introducing 2 new types of modules to help better filter down your results. Disallowed home page keywords and Disallowed domain keywords. Both of these provide a new way to easilly filter out unrelated companies. As a result, udu will get you results faster and the lists will be more accurate.Continue reading “New features in version 2.11.1”
Version 2.10.1 is mostly focused on behind the scenes optimizations, but there are a couple new time saving features to mention. Bulk adding keywords and allowing a list of locations for Specified location string searches.Continue reading “New features in version 2.10.1”
Version 2.9.1 is introducing a much needed, user requested feature. You can now set up project defaults for new projects. You have the ability to save specific modules and add them to the default list as well as configuring a few other options.Continue reading “New features in version 2.9.1”
Everyone wants their results as fast possible. Luckily, there are a few techniques to really speed up udu’s processing. This article will focus on using Required home page keywords.Continue reading “The Importance of Required Home Page Keywords”
“…AI and the fourth industrial revolution will impact every aspect of people’s lives.”Fei-Fei Li, Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has reached a tipping point and is already part of our daily lives. If you’ve used Google Maps to determine the optimal route and transport options, you would have benefitted from the AI powered predictions backed by troves of underlying data. For companies such as banks, machine learning (ML) has also been successfully used to extend loans at much lower default rates and with much greater productivity.Continue reading “How Artificial Intelligence Can Enhance the Three Core Capabilities of Private Equity Firms”
Version 2.8.1 is packed with behind the scenes improvements and bug fixes. Additionally, there are a couple new features that you will notice, including: adding a new keyword from View Results and more accurate time estimations for new runs.Continue reading “New features in version 2.8.1”