Business Development

Ever-increasing competition is driving firms to invest more and more into their relationship management and business development software and programs. Continuous fragmentation of the market makes it harder and harder to determine whether you’re spending time with the right people.


In order to succeed, capital markets professionals must embrace the role of technology in drumming up new opportunities. DealCloud provides business development professionals with purpose-built dealmaking and marketing tools to help them work smarter, not harder.



DealCloud’s software makes firms work smarter, not harder.


Nurturing existing client relationships and creating new financial services business development opportunities are as important as ever for growing firms as the capital markets industry becomes increasingly competitive. In this environment, firms must work smarter, not harder. Using the DealCloud platform, dealmakers have a single source of truth where they can manage relationships, deals, and track team activity. To learn how DealCloud can help you generate new business development opportunities, schedule a demo.

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On-the-go dealmaking made easier with our business development software

Modern-day business development professionals spend countless hours on planes, aboard trains, and in cars, making it difficult to keep their fingers on the pulse of the fast-moving, often tumultuous, M&A and dealmaking landscape. It’s critical that deal professionals make the most of every conference and trip – and that’s why thousands of professionals rely on DealCloud’s business development software to make them more effective while on the go.

DealCloud enables firms to keep the deal, relationship, and fund intelligence they need available at a moment’s notice, even when offline.

Industries as complex as private equity, investment banking, venture capital, and more demand purpose-built technology that’s easily configured to meet their firm’s unique financial services business development and deal flow management needs. DealCloud is custom-fit for the complex relationships and transaction structures at those firms and adapts to the unique ways each firm works. And because the tagging and reporting capabilities are so flexible, these firms are able to track their progress towards goals such as fundraising, capital deployment, and dealmaker productivity. Every team at the firm including sales, marketing, and account management can also utilize our software to streamline their operations.

Software features & benefits

When we say the DealCloud platform is fully configurable, we mean it: It’s easy to access and configure any field or data set to fit your firm’s exact needs. In a competitive market, modern dealmakers must use their time wisely and leverage business development financial services technology to help. DealCloud’s mobile app, along with functionalities such as the business card scanner, “work on behalf of” feature, and more, help dealmakers to be more efficient, especially when on the road. With DealCloud’s configuration, clients are able to track what they need and eliminate what they don’t.


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Business development financial services platform overview:

Organized Deal Flow Management

DealCloud was designed specifically for deal professionals and has a fully configurable workflow engine that is integrated with your deal flow tracking and execution.

Customizable Deal Workflows

Our software allows for customized workflows, enabling dealmakers to see every stage of the deal process and configure the DealCloud platform to fit their firm’s workflows.

Enhanced Territory Management

In DealCloud, users can view companies and contacts by territory, making it easy to plan business development travel and strategies.

Due Diligence Made Easier

Using DealCloud, dealmakers are able to access deal and relationship management history to easily perform due diligence.

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Better Transparency on Every Deal

DealCloud allows users to access proprietary and third-party data, along with relationship details to help dealmakers make informed decisions and view all transaction details in one unified platform.

Integrated Marketing Analytics

DealCloud Dispatch allows financial services marketing and business development teams to leverage email marketing analytics. Together, these data points create a true single source of truth for all relationship intelligence.

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The first marketing solution custom-built for the capital markets

To maintain credibility, firms must constantly announce their successes and advertise their strike zone. With DealCloud’s marketing solution, Dispatch, firms can send sophisticated branded communications to their contacts and track engagement more broadly and systematically.


Because Dispatch, our business development and marketing software, is fully integrated into DealCloud, firms can easily track marketing activity data alongside other business development, deal execution, and fundraising activities ― making it easier to glean marketing ROI.

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DealCloud is more than just a CRM. Our financial services business development software empowers firms to harness the cumulative intellectual capital of their people and processes. Our marketing automation software, Dispatch, mobile app, and other features help dealmakers create business development opportunities and drive meaningful relationships. With the DealCloud platform, dealmakers get a single source of truth to help them manage relationships, execute deals, and easily connect with external solutions and third-party data providers. They have the knowledge, and DealCloud has a proven track record for transforming that knowledge into actionable intelligence. To learn more about how DealCloud helps firms stay competitive and achieve success, schedule a demo.


“We’re pleased to partner with DealCloud to support our business development activities. DealCloud has differentiated itself by designing a platform built around the unique needs of financial services professionals. The technology provides us the tools to better manage all elements of our business, from business development to portfolio and fund management.”

John Donahue

“We wanted to further structure our business development function with a CRM tool. We chose DealCloud as it offers a solution specifically tailored to investment banking’s challenges. DealCloud enables us to be more efficient in our origination and in managing our relationships with deal stakeholders at every step of our projects.”

Jacques Pickering

“As a middle market lender, it’s imperative that we maintain strong relationships with both the buy- and sell-side. DealCloud’s integrated third-party data management solution, DataCortex, gives us a birds-eye view of ongoing developments in the market so that we can streamline and focus our deal sourcing and business development efforts.”

Jeremy Simmons

“Business development is a crucial function within our investment strategy and DealCloud’s cutting edge technology enhances our workflows and capabilities.”

Matt Kaufman

“DealCloud’s customization has helped us to sync our business development efforts, and we have taken advantage of DealCloud’s reporting capabilities and APIs.”


Patrick Weston

“Given our firm’s rapid growth we wanted a platform that is multidimensional allowing us to monitor transactions while simultaneously continuing our business development efforts, which is possible with DealCloud’s features, including its geography tool and multi relationship tagging.”

David Blume

“It was important for us to have one centralized location for all of our deal sourcing efforts which houses all of our institutional knowledge.The DealCloud team did an amazing job in helping us aggregate all of this information, enabling us to do our work in a more efficient manner.”

Brian Alas

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