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Centana Growth Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Ben Cukier Eric Byunn


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Total investments 22
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 3.14
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Financial Services
  • SaaS
  • Analytics

Centana Growth Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight One Inc, Jumio, Blueprint Software Systems. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Internet.

This organization was formed by Ben Cukier, Eric Byunn.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Centana Growth Partners, startups are often financed by Voyager Capital, Upside Partnership, Transmedia Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Voyager Capital, JMI Equity, Upside Partnership. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Voyager Capital, Vistara Capital Partners, JMI Equity.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 60 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Opposing the other organizations, this Centana Growth Partners works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Information Technology
$33M30 Mar 2022 Calgary, Canada

Beacon Platform

Financial Services
Information Services
Information Technology
$56M08 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States

Sayari Labs

Data Visualization
Financial Services
Information Services
Information Technology
$40M14 Sep 2021 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Eventus Systems

Financial Services
Information Technology
$30M08 Sep 2021 Austin, Texas, United States


$40M15 Jul 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Financial Services
Information Technology
$20M25 May 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


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$41M25 Mar 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


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$30M18 Aug 2020 Austin, Texas, United States

True Link Financial

Financial Services
$35M28 Jul 2020 San Francisco, California, United States
Teikametrics Raises $40M Series B to Expand AI-powered Optimization Platform for Sellers

– Teikametrics, the leading optimization platform for sellers on Amazon and Walmart, announced the completion of a $40m Series B round led by Intel Capital, one of the world’s top investors in AI technology.
GoDaddy, the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, participated in the round as well as Centana Growth Partners and Lydia Jett, Head of ecommerce at Softbank Vision Fund as an individual strategic investor.
– Existing investors Jump Capital and Granite Point Capital also joined in the round.
– The new funding will drive the expansion of Teikametrics’ AI-powered SaaS platform, Flywheel 2.0, and support the ecommerce pioneer’s mission to bring cutting-edge decision-making capabilities to every online seller in the world.

Taikametrics Raises $40M in Series B Funding

– Taikametrics is a Boston MA-based platform for sellers on Amazon and Walmart.
– The company raised $40M in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Intel Capital with participation from GoDaddy, Centana Growth Partners, Lydia Jett, Jump Capital and Granite Point Capital.
– The new investment will be used for the expansion of its AI-powered SaaS platform, Flywheel 2.0, and bring decision-making capabilities to online sellers globally.


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