How to share excel files securely for due diligence

For as long as I’ve worked in security sharing Excel files whilst leaving them readable has always been hard. Most data rooms take one of three approaches: 1 – Convert the Excel into a PDF. This works okay for basic financial documents but is rubbish for anything complicated – anything with more than say 20 […]

Introducing safedrop v2: Revolutionising secure data sharing!

Projectfusion is rolling out a brand new version of safedrop, it’s secure messaging service which lets users send audited, secure messages and files to any email address.   The World’s first! When Projectfusion developed safedrop in the early 2000s it was the world’s first ‘ephemeral’ secure messaging service, and we’ve continued to develop and improve […]

Knowledge is power in M&A –

Knowledge is power in M&A – Checking the details of deals is an essential step which, despite potential drawbacks, can ensure the success of mergers and acquisitions, as Rebecca Brace reports… …Suddenly  there’s effectively an impersonal and backward looking MOT test carried out on the seller’s company, which can damage the ( buyer/seller) relationship […]

New and improved Q&A for due diligence and procurement data rooms is on its way

We’re preparing our new Q&A rollout,  it will be going out to all our customers over the next few weeks.  It’s designed for M&A and Procurement, scales to 10s of thousands of questions, and exports nicely to excel. The biggest improvement for me is the tagging, which interacts with search to provide things like “Show […]

Upgrade – Index doc, bulk upload users and new dashlet

On April 5th we upgraded all servers with lots of little tweaks, generally making things better. The new index document is probably the strongest addition – get a one page printable summary of the contents of a room with 10,000 documents. Create & Download Full Index *NEW* We now offer a full Index of all […]

Our new Q&A is in beta

Our new Q&A feature is in Beta at the moment. Here’s a quick guide for those of you trying it out. This is due to be final before the end of March. It adds lots of nice features, including threaded questions.