When it comes to making deals, connections are king. These days, connectivity doesn’t just mean networking. Private equity, investment banking, and venture capital firms are now using big data to find the next big thing — which could very well be a new technology platform that makes connecting to others even easier. In our inaugural Dealmakers issue, we explore what connectivity means to the masterminds behind L.A.’s biggest transactions and how they stay plugged in to the scene.

Greg Bettinelli

Anthony Pritzker

James T. Armstrong

Eric Manlunas

Jim Andelman

Ed Bagdasarian

Nishen Radia

Robert V. Sinnott

Lloyd Greif

Tom Gores

William (Bill) Barnum

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