Understand hard technologies

Technology deep dive

We do market and technical diligence on challenging technologies, as part of a PE deal, M&A, or IP acquisition—from SaaS to AI to IIoT.

Innovation rate is exponential, and it’s getting harder to be a generalist in tech investing and operations. We act as your experts and consultants to deliver market and company profiles for highly specialized domains. Autonomous shipping market size, product differentiators and competitor profiles? No problem.

What Gaussian clients see

Our approach is fast and high impact, and our clients expect nothing less.

Succinct and prioritized opportunities for investment and expansion

Rigorously researched, sourced, and defensible

Timing: 1-3 months

Engagement phases

Our work is highly accountable. While we work closely with clients to determine collaboratively what the specific needs and deliverables are, typial engagements in the past has included the following:

Incumbent market overview
  • Market sizing, segmentation, and growth
  • Value chain
  • Growth and innovation drivers
  • Competitive landscape
Technology deep dives
  • Opportunity area identification
  • Technical & attractiveness assessment, according to risk, sizing, 10-year ROI
  • Innovative companies and new players
  • Challenges and tactics to address them
Action planning (optional)
  • Prioritization of opportunity areas based on assessment and organizational business needs/realities
  • Construction of gameplan and roadmap to tackle priority technology opportunities
case study snippet

Point-of-View on Low Earth Orbit Commercial Space

  • Identified drivers and risks in next 10 years of commercial LEO space
  • Identified and classified investment opportunities across a dozen categories of LEO space verticals, including low-cost launch and satellite support services, through rigorous research and deep domain knowledge
  • Ranked opportunities by impact and feasibility
  • Read the report summary here
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Technology deep dive
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