Browser Extension

The Syfter Chrome Extension enhances your browsing experience by allowing you to identify and access key data of companies directly from external websites. This extension is particularly useful for quickly checking if a website matches a company in the Syfter database and, if not, adding the company manually. This saves time in gathering vital information like company size, funding rounds, or key contacts; providing an easy way to cross-reference information with the data in your instance, ensuring you have the most up-to-date understanding of your investments and target companies.

Note: You can always access detailed step-by-step instructions for the Chrome extension in-app from your user menu.

đź’ˇ Prerequisites:

  • You need to have have Google Chrome installed
  • Use the provided link as the Syfter extension is not searchable. Be sure to pin the extension for quick access.
  • You need to be logged into your Syfter account. 

Step by step guide:

  • Visit the Syfter Chrome Extension page and click “Add to Chrome” to install
  • Click on “Add extension” when prompted
  • Access the extension from the Extensions panel (puzzle piece icon) on any website
  • On first use, enter your specific Syfter URL in full (for example https://my-company.syfter.ai) and save. You may need to log in to your account.
  • Open the extension on a company website to view their profile.

Tips and tricks/Best Practices:

  • Edit the URL anytime via the “Options” menu in the extension. Remember to save changes.
  • If a company isn’t in Syfter, use the form that appears to add it. Note that the upload may take some time.
  • After adding a company, refresh the page or revisit later to view the updated profile.

Glossary
  • Syfter Chrome Extension

A browser extension for Google Chrome that enhances the browsing experience by providing access to key company data directly from external websites. It allows users to quickly identify and access information such as company size, funding rounds, and key contacts, saving time and ensuring up-to-date understanding of investments and target companies.

  • Extensions Panel

Refers to the panel or menu within the Google Chrome browser where users can manage and access installed extensions. It typically appears as a puzzle piece icon and allows users to enable, disable, or remove extensions as needed.

  • Options Menu

A menu within the Syfter Chrome Extension that provides additional settings and customisation options. Users can access this menu to edit URLs, configure preferences, and manage extension features.

  • URL

A unique web address that specifies the location of a resource on the internet. In the context of the Syfter Chrome Extension, users may need to enter or edit URLs to specify which websites trigger the extension to display company profiles.