Empowering Private Equity to build
their in-house proprietary data engine

Filament Syfter is the data backbone for Private Markets, enabling PE firms to integrate, interrogate and enrich their proprietary market intelligence.

Build your AI Platform with Syfter

For Private Equity and Investment Banks building their own proprietary Data & AI platform, Filament Syfter offers a unique proposition as a category-defining Market Data Integration Platform

Syfter is our white-labelled platform deployed into your data infrastructure. We have productised the data engineering and AI tools required by every Private Equity firm. This includes the integrations, database structure and user application, with 6 years of relentless problem-solving and experience supporting the world’s best Private Equity firms.

Own your Integrated Market intelligence

Pre-integrated with all major market data providers, Syfter facilitates the build of your in-house market intelligence. With integration with your CRM and internal documents, your Syfter-powered database provides a 360-degree view of every company in your “top of funnel” addressable market (typically our clients monitor their choice of 500,000 to 1 million companies every day). Consolidate and automate your company’s origination and market monitoring processes, ensuring all analytical data remains in-house and secure.

Maintaining your edge

Partnering with Filament Syfter enables our clients to build their technical edge in a fraction of the time and cost of building fully in-house. Deploy within weeks and continuously tune and improve over time, as we help you take advantage of the latest advancements in private market data and applied AI.

Recent Wins

Winners of Best AI Product in the FS/Fintech category!

This recognition is a testament to our incredible team's hard work, dedication, and innovation. We are immensely proud of what we've achieved, and this award reaffirms our commitment to pushing the boundaries of the use of AI in private market investment. It's a true honour to be recognised alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Shortlisted for the Private Equity Wire European Emerging Managers Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious Private Equity Wire European Emerging Managers Awards 2023 in the category 'Best New Solution'. We very much appreciate the continued support of our friends and colleagues as we continue to work hard to assist our clients with building their proprietary AI platform.

Automate & scale your research and deal
origination function.

The Syfter platform brings together all your data into a single 360 degree company view

Integrate

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Integrate all your market data feeds & proprietary reports

Interrogate

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Interrogate in real-time to perform active market research

Enrich

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Enrich your market database with your proprietary AI and; Enrich your CRM with live, curated data for end-to-end knowledge

Analysts can customise search parameters and receive bespoke prioritised leads from a universe of up to 1M companies. They can also enrich desk research found companies with data from all dimensions. Deal makers can be equipped for any conversation about any Lead

Transformation and team leads can automate workflows across the lifecycle using and surfacing Syfter powered insights

Client CRM system, which works bi-directionally to guarantee a single source of truth

Client Internal knowledge repository

Client subscriptions or we can help evaluate permutations of available options across Firmographics, People, Transactions and Companies House data

Some of our trusted clients
and what they say about us

“At finnCap we are building competitive advantage through sophisticated market data intelligence, giving every member of the team a finger on the pulse of both public and private markets and re-enforcing our culture of proactive client servicing. I selected Filament Syfter as our tech partner on account of their experience and expertise in the field of market data integration and Machine Learning. The Syfter platform is providing the backbone for our data transformation.”

– John Farrugia, CEO, finnCap

“There is more and more value to be obtained from the consolidation and matching of external & internal sources of data. Additionally, there is an increasing need to use proprietary sourcing strategies to differentiate ourselves. Syfter helps us to achieve both goals and is the best/only proposition in the market enabling that.”

– Charles-Hubert Le Baron, Partner, Astorg

Implement a proprietary data platform within weeks, not months.

Implementing Syfter hugely accelerates your time to value. Here are the steps involved

Step 1

Syfter is deployed as an empty database within your firewall

Syfter securely implements an empty database within your organisation’s firewall; this ensures that all data processed and stored within Syfter remains protected and under your control.

Step 2

Choose the one million companies you want to track

In this step, you will have the opportunity to choose and prioritise the one million companies that are most relevant to your business goals. These companies will be tracked and monitored closely by Syfter to provide you with valuable insights.

Step 3

Activate the third-party data sources that you use within your firm

Enable the integration and activation of your preferred third-party data sources, empowering your organisation with a holistic view of market trends, industry news, and relevant information that aligns with your business requirements.

Step 4

Integrate your internal data via your CRM

Bi-directional integration capabilities with leading CRM and Sharepoint systems to guarantee a single source of truth. Consolidate and unify internal data sources, enabling a comprehensive analysis of your internal data alongside external information for more accurate insights.

Step 5

Apply custom scoring on companies & news via rules or machine learning

Tailor customised scoring to companies and news articles, ensuring that the relevance and importance of information align with your unique business needs, utilising either predefined rules or advanced machine learning techniques.

Step 6

Be alerted to new opportunities and key events around your companies of interest

Receive timely alerts and notifications about emerging opportunities and significant events related to your tracking companies; stay proactive and make informed decisions based on the latest developments in your industry.

Onboarding Process

Discover the 12 step process to integrating our platform

Instance setup

  • Kick off work shop
  • Define platform name, logos

Configuration

  • Set platform parameters
  • SSO setup
  • Complete configuration

Company Universe

  • Download data set
  • Company universe definition
  • Set data rules

Data Sources

  •  – Set up data connectors

  • Optional data source

  • Provide API keys

CRM

  • Set up CRM connector
  • Field mapping
  • Data coverage

Custom Properties

  • Develop custom properties
  • Syfter Extra

QA Fine Tuning

  • Set up views and emails
  • Feedback session
  • Fine tune the platform

Onboarding

  • Kick Off meeting 
  • Ensure beta team engaged
  • Successfully onboard users 

Beta Team Rollout

  • Support and gather feedback from beta team

Production

  • Monitor and support usage
  • Promote across company
  • Official release announcement

Custom ML Model

  • Develop and implement custom ML models

Add-ons

  • Implement additional options and features
  • Provide feedback on desired ad-ons and improvements

Pre-built connectors to favourite data sources:

Integrate all your current data subscriptions and internal data sources into Syfter to create the most powerful company profiles.

Filament Syfter empowers our clients to integrate, interrogate and enrich heterogeneous market data to operationalise
knowledge in an investment firm.

Integrate

Elect the top one million firms that align with your organisation’s strategic focus, ensuring your resources are dedicated to tracking the most relevant and impactful entities. Seamlessly curate an intricate mosaic of diverse data sources, utilising Syfter’s advanced data integration capabilities. This allows you to achieve unparalleled market coverage, providing depth of insight and breadth of understanding rarely seen in the industry. At Syfter, we place emphasis on precision. 

Our platform ensures a rigorous data disambiguation process, mapping the correct information to the appropriate company profile within your database. In doing so, we alleviate inaccuracies and ambiguities, presenting you with a reliable and refined data landscape. Trust Syfter to elevate your private equity intelligence, offering an enhanced lens through which you can view and interpret the private market sector.

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Interrogate

Refine and adjust the signals you wish to scrutinise, catering to analysts, managers, and partner use cases. Utilise Syfter’s state-of-the-art analytic capabilities and workflow management tools designed specifically for the intricate demands of private equity intelligence.

With Syfter, you’re not just working with data – you’re navigating a labyrinth of third-party pipelines, bringing them seamlessly into one platform with our state-of-the-art matching, and helping your team foster a nuanced understanding of any industry by leveraging machine learning and ai to create custom scoring mechanisms and investment evaluation techniques rooted in your firm’s investment thesis. which you can view and interpret the private market sector.

Enrich

Maintain the functionality of your CRM as a management tool for your extensive network of up to 20,000 business relationships. Integrating Syfter at the crux of your data pipeline revives and rejuvenates your CRM system by infusing it with a constant stream of live, curated data. This enrichment process harnesses the capabilities of Syfter, transforming your CRM from a static repository into a dynamic, data-enriched engine, powering your private equity intelligence with precision and nuance.

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