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  revenue

    25% - 100%+ growth

    High gross margins and low capital expenditures

    Bootstrapped or minimal prior funding

    Non-Bay Area

  • Investment Characteristics

    $10 - $25 million 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 becomes an approved CPE provider netwrix.com/netwrix_become…

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    1 week ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @Jellyvision's award-winning CEO, Amanda Lannert, built her company's top workplace culture using 5 simple concepts… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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    3 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Netwrix has been shortlisted in the Best Database Security Solution category at the 2018 #SCAwards for the third ye… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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    3 weeks ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Watch @LendKey and Givling Pay off $50k in Student Loan Debt! youtube.com/watch?v=BrO4gP…

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    1 month ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Netwrix #Charity: The company stays committed to its charity initiatives in 2018 & helps UNISEF USA address the lon… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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    1 month ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @FirstInsight Unveils Price Elasticity Prediction Tool ow.ly/3DRz30hBJNH

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    1 month ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @BRIDGEEnergyGrp Appoints Dr. Ray Gogel to Board of Directors ow.ly/wO0T30hA1SM

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    1 month ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Winners Announced for First-Ever PDX Women in Technology Awards-Best Contributor Award goes to Katharine Nester, ch… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    HG Data Announces Its HG Data App on the Salesforce ow.ly/p0dC30h3kJG

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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Netwrix Q3 2017 Results: over 60% quarter-to-quarter growth in the U.S. & substantial revenue increase across key… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Medical Center Clinic, Florida healthcare provider, slashes time spent on #HIPAA audits by 40%… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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    2 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Texas Standard Meat Company mitigates cyber threats while saving 8 hours a week ow.ly/rf2s30gIBBw #NetwrixSuccess #CyberSecurity

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    3 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @Netwrix recognized by Deloitte #Fast500 as one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America! ow.ly/2NOe30gztDw

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    3 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @fresnocity college sets the standard for its entire district with control over 650,000 accounts ow.ly/urL530gptdG #NetwrixSuccess

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    3 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Netwrix boosts growth in the EMEA region with appointment of General Manager, Matt Middleton-Leal ow.ly/tcsT30g3XPV #NetwrixTeam

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    4 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @Bridge2Solution Announces Game Changing Solution for Loyalty Industry: Introducing Loyalty Pay™ prn.to/2ytfT8Z

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    4 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    @xebialabs Again Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Release Automation (ARA) ow.ly/igV430fFAfa

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    4 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    The new @Netwrix Auditor Data Access Bundle enables SMBs to save up to 34% on security monitoring bit.ly/2kjSu6J

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    4 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    2017 IT Risks: In-Depth Report. #Cybersecurity risks faced by organizations of various sizes, verticals & regions ow.ly/dGWg30fr2lR

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    4 months ago

    @UpdataPartners  on Twitter

    Bridging Speech and Loyalty with Voice Activated Rewards @Bridge2Solution ow.ly/AoBj30fiWgq

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    5 months ago