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

    Netwrix Auditor saves Danish local authority up to 40 hours per month on compliance monitoring ow.ly/56B830bXR3Q #NetwrixSuccess

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    2 days ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @interactionsco acquires AI-based social media engagement innovator Digital Roots ow.ly/rXIR30bYiht

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    3 days ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    #NetwrixSuccess: Company announced strong results for Q1 2017, including 48% quarter-over-quarter sales growth ow.ly/AxU130bM4eD

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    1 week ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @Netwrix introduces free add-on to strengthen the security of #Cisco network infrastructures ow.ly/h36N30bBb5r #NetwrixSuccess

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    2 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @Nintex Recognised as one of the UK's Best Workplaces™ ow.ly/BSjX30bqo2x

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    3 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @Netwrix introduces #NetwrixAuditor 9.0! Shield your IT infrastructure from #ransomware & malicious insiders ow.ly/PJoC30boElr

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    3 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @PulsePointBuzz Expands Video Offering Through a Partnership with Tremor Video ow.ly/nkpM30bmfMb

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    3 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Infographic: #Healthcare organizations reluctant to rush to the #cloud. More insights from @Netwrix here ow.ly/zhGl30aWAP5

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    1 month ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    According to @DCInnoTech, @VideoBlocks has had one hell of a ride in 2017 ow.ly/FlHR30b9tGO

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    1 month ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Community College Increases System Availability and Security with @Netwrix Auditor ow.ly/uctQ30aUHjC

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    1 month ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @HGData Technology Featured in New Tool for Tracking IT Portfolio of Healthcare Organizations ow.ly/D4GS30aq3Un

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    1 month ago

    @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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    2 months 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 months 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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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

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

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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

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

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    2 months ago