We have consulted for venture capitalists as well as larger private equity firms. These include Sutter Hill, Hummer Winblad, USVP, Welsh Carson and Warburg Pincus.
Techviser helps venture investors undertake due-diligence. We concentrate on technical, marketing and management due-diligence, leaving most of the financial analysis to the venture investors. We have helped venture firms validate sales forecasts, market projections and startup budgets, as well as identify potential portfolio companies.
Our due-diligence activities are customized for each client may include:
- Technical - review specs, visit labs, read and test code, see how much of a product is real
- Marketing - review competition, pricing, positioning and market forecasts, interview potential customers, validate sales forecasts, review beta test and focus group results
- Management - check references, look at past accomplishments of the management team and who they worked with in the past, identify management gaps, strengths, weaknesses
We also undertake due-diligence for established corporations looking for acquisition opportunities.