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By Tim Aman and Scott Hendon | 01 March 2021

How Fintech companies can get the best from Private Equity Investment

For Fintech’s looking to secure external funding through Private Equity Investment in today’s COVID-19 environment, Tim Aman and Scot Hendon walk through the steps and considerations needed to harness your investment for transformative growth.


By Doug Hart | 20 January 2021

The M&A metrics software companies need to know

Software companies may be surprised by the metrics used to gauge their value and growth potential during M&A. Knowing what investors look at is core to the deal negotiation process.


By Scott Rodie | 14 December 2020

How Europe’s Tech Hubs are Pushing Esports to the Next Level

Europe’s technology hubs play a pivotal role in expanding the market for esports and associated start-ups and scaleups. However, challenges still exist, as the continent is playing catchup to developments in other markets.


By Scott Rodie and Scott Hendon | 09 December 2020

What Software Companies Need to Know About Private Equity Investment

Software company founders and management teams looking to secure capital should look closely at private equity (PE) firms. Whether it is funding for growth, exiting the company, or taking on a strategic investment partner, PEs might be your optimal option. Whether that is the...


By David Yasukochi and Dan Harris | 01 December 2020

Silicon Valley: What You Need to Know When Building a Presence in the Capital of Tech

Silicon Valley is, in many ways, the unofficial capital of technology. Many technology companies can benefit from building a presence in the Valley area – if done the right way.


By Mubin Shaikh and Khyati Shah | 17 November 2020

What Companies Can Learn from India’s IoT Leaders

The Internet of Things (IoT) is pivotal for companies’ competitiveness - and to other technologies like AI and big data analytics. Frontline executives responsible for implementing IoT can learn to separate hype from best practices through lessons from Indian IoT leaders.


By Scott Rodie | 02 November 2020

Opportunities and risks when entering Asia’s tech hubs

BDO’s International Tech Hubs publications illustrate what companies and investors stand to gain by entering some of Asia’s bustling tech hubs. However, good results depend on successfully navigating risks and grasping opportunities.


By Tony Spillett, Eric Picarle and Bart Paalman | 26 October 2020

Topics and Trends Defining the Investment Landscape for Europe’s Tech Hubs

Start-ups, scaleups and incumbents across the European tech landscape are prime investment targets. Companies’ ability to respond to the on-going COVID pandemic is one of the topics defining their place in the investment landscape.As illustrated by the first and second edition...


By Luis Vila Rojas | 14 October 2020

Five graphs illustrate why Latin America could see a Tech explosion

Latin America’s technology sector looks primed for rapid growth. Five charts illustrate some of the factors that contribute to the region’s high potential. Increased innovation, digital transformation, market growth, and rise of a new generation of start-ups looks to be...


By Greg Leathem | 28 May 2020

Gaming and esports – Entertainment's new normal

When 12 million people tuned in to watch Travis Scott perform on Fortnite it became clear that gaming, the growth industry of the last decade, is one of the few industries that is thriving during the COVID-19 crisis.