NEW YORK, NY. & PALO ALTO, CA. – Centana Growth Partners, a specialized growth equity firm, has expanded its senior investment team with the addition of Sarah Mears Kim as partner. Kim joins Centana with more than 20 years of experience as an investor and operator in the technology, financial services, insurance and business services […]
Centana Growth Partners Hires Investment Industry Veteran Sarah Kim as Partner
Due diligence is a powerful tool both for investors and, if used effectively, for the (prospective) portfolio company. Prominent collapses of tech companies such as FTX, Theranos, Celsius, and BlockFi have prompted observers in many circles, including the Financial Times, to ask “Doesn’t Anyone Do Due Diligence Anymore?”. The thoroughness of diligence has observably declined […]
Plooto, a leader in end-to-end accounts payable and accounts receivable (AP/AR) automation software for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), announced today the closing of $20M USD ($27M CAD) in Series B funding. The all-equity round was led by Centana Growth Partners, a specialized growth equity firm that invests in the future of finance, with participation […]
Last quarter, global Venture Capital funding fell to $81 billion, per Crunchbase, a dramatic decline from the previous quarter and year. So the question becomes, “what companies are VC firms investing in?” For Centana Growth Partners it was a clear choice, Laika the industry’s first complete compliance platform. Evaluating the Compliance Market In the digital […]
Fin Capital is the lead investor, with participation from new investor Centana Growth Partners and previous investors; Laika leads the industry with integrated compliance automation technology, infosec audits, penetration testing, and compliance expertise NEW YORK, NY. November 8, 2022 – Laika, the industry’s first complete compliance platform, announced today that the company has closed $50 […]
NEW YORK, NY. & PALO ALTO, CA. – Centana Growth Partners, a specialized growth equity firm, announced today the promotion of Matthew Alfieri to Partner. “Matt has made significant contributions to Centana and our growing portfolio, and his work on many successful investments has justified our confidence in him,” said Ben Cukier, Partner. Matt Alfieri […]
The impacts of climate change have presented challenges for the insurance industry, but insurtech companies are finding creative solutions. Ben Cukier explores how Centana is thinking about the sector’s rapid expansion.
Today, everyone has a digital identity. But having a digital identity that won’t get hacked or stolen is a whole other story. Read more to find out what Centana sees in the evolution for digital ID.
The new funding comes at a time of record growth for Zesty.ai with its climate risk products being used to protect over $3 trillion in assets San Francisco, CA, July 19, 2022 – Zesty.ai, the leading provider of property risk analytics solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), today announced the closing of $33M in funding, […]