About Updata

Updata Partners provides growth capital to software and software-enabled businesses. Led by an investment team averaging more than 25 years of technology experience, we invest in high-growth businesses where the combination of our capital and operating experience will help accelerate success. As former executives and entrepreneurs, Updata’s General Partners collaborate with management teams to build companies that stand out in their markets. With more than $750 million of committed capital since inception, we have provided growth equity funding to over 40 leading technology companies.

Updata invests in sectors we know well and in markets that we believe have high growth prospects. Companies in the “growth equity” stage have matured from idea to product development, have recorded meaningful sales, and have demonstrable proof points of market size and customer success. Capital is required to scale operations, expand to new markets, accelerate a new product launch, or provide liquidity to a founder or early investor. These situations are typically too large or complex for early-stage venture investors, and too small for later-stage private equity firms.

Investment Strategy

Updata focuses on investments that are primed for growth in sectors we know well and where we can add substantial value.

  • Sectors

    Infrastructure & Application software

    Software-as-a-Service

    Technology-enabled services

    Digital media / e-Commerce

  • Company Characteristics

    $5 - $50 million in revenue

    25%+ top line growth

    High gross margins and low capital expenditures

    Bootstrapped or minimal prior funding

    Non-Bay Area

  • Investment Characteristics

    $10 million to $20 million in equity from Updata

    Up to $50 million with co-investment from our Limited Partners

    Meaningful ownership (minority or majority)

Case Studies

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Happy to announce our newest investment in Jellyvision! Excited to work with @AmandaLannert and team @JellyvisionLab ow.ly/AKu830a91QB

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    3 days ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Congrats Jill for being Oregon Tech's Executive of the Year & the FIRST women to win the award! @jillnelsonpdxtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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    2 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @Nintex Recognized as a Leader in the Aragon Research Tech Spectrum™ for Digital Business Platforms ow.ly/ESkv309wEq8

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    3 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @BridgeEnergyGrp Names Hugo van Nispen as New CEO ow.ly/TUd0309wEad

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    3 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @HGData MAKES THE 2017 TOP COMPANY CULTURES LIST BY ENTREPRENEUR AND CULTUREIQ ow.ly/ph36309ougs

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    3 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @VideoBlocks is one of Washingtonian's 50 Best Places to Work! ow.ly/MWK8309ot49

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    3 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    4 Ways to Succeed with Supply Chain Orchestration ow.ly/HxUr309gaF1 @MPObjects

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    1 month ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @Netwrix Secures Series A Financing to Fuel Accelerated Growth ow.ly/eWpz308MgOE

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    1 month ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @LendKey Named A Finalist In LendIt Industry Awards For Innovator Of The Year And Top Service Provider Categories ow.ly/Aa44308lfa2

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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @FirstInsight Partners With HSN to Identify Top-Performing Products wwd.com/business-news/…

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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @jamasoftware The Third Wave of the Internet ow.ly/fj1G307Y85X #IoT

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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    A lot of noise out there regarding SaaS metrics, but there are still only two fundamental SaaS metrics that matter… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @VideoBlocks making moves in 2017 ow.ly/BR95307xtmE

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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @PulsePointBuzz 's CEO Sloan Gaon Says 'Sequential Storyselling' Will Emerge @sloaner ow.ly/9wIv307luv6

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    3 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @BridgeEnergyGrp and PG&E Increase Data Accuracy, Improving Electric Grid Operations ow.ly/72Ld3079ZqP

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    3 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @jamasoftware teams up with Extra Life to raise money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital ow.ly/YJRE3075Boh

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    3 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    McKinsey predicts that Analytics and Big Data will catalyze future disruption ow.ly/tFlx3075AUE

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    3 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @PulsePointBuzz Launches Monetization Tool ow.ly/qZLf306ZstW

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    3 months ago