Back

NOVEMBER 21, 2023

2 min read

Saving time and budget for market scoping with Canopy

See how Canopy helped a UK mid-market PE firm conduct market scoping faster, save around 10 hours of work and cut costs by almost 50%. 

Client project

A renowned $5bn AUM UK mid-market private equity firm undertook a market scoping project focused on political monitoring solutions. The objective was to gather insights from current and former customers of three different providers.

‍Challenge

The fund has a defined budget for any deal pre-IC that limits the number of calls they can run on early-stage deals. In this case, the budget wasn’t enough to cover the necessary angles on three different competitors. Furthermore, they couldn't commit the time to conduct 10 calls before their next IC.

‍Solution and Results

The firm leveraged Canopy to gather multiple expert insights via asynchronous video to save them time.

Within just three days, Canopy delivered 13 expert answers, saving the client approximately 10 hours they would have spent on calls, expert approvals and scheduling. 

The client received over 140 minutes of transcribed video insights alongside quantitative data without needing to juggle calendars and get on expert call.

 

13  experts in  3  days

140 min of transcribed video insights 

10 hours of work saved for the client

 

Furthermore, the client instantly downloaded an AI-generated report with concise answers to each question and expert quotes. This comprehensive summary was quickly shared with the most relevant stakeholders ahead of IC. 

 

With Canopy the firm was able to gain all the insights they needed with minimal time and budget investment and without compromising on the quality or quantity of insights they received.

Screenshot 2023-11-21 at 16.45.10

Client Testimonial

"Canopy delivered insights super fast and cut the cost by almost half for our recent project. The AI summary was concise yet comprehensive, giving us a clear understanding of the main findings quickly and speeding up the analysis.”

About Arbolus

Arbolus is a knowledge-sharing platform investors and consultants use to collect more insights from the best experts, in less time.

Get in touch to find out more

Share

Request a demo

Arbolus Journey

2 min read

Arbolus - One of the Fastest-Growing European Companies for the Second Year in a Row

Arbolus is thrilled to announce our placement in the top 100 of the annual FT1000 Europe’s Fastest...

Private Equity

3 min read

Five reasons why add-on deals are reshaping Private Equity

The Covid-19 pandemic suddenly threw the world into complete economic turmoil. Inflation, high...

Expert Insights

3 min read

A turning point for EVs

Every year, the warnings from scientists about climate change become increasingly dire, with the...

Expert Insights

3 min read

Are we finally on the road to AV deployment?

The press surrounding autonomous vehicles (AVs) over the past few years has been less than savoury,...