Current Portfolio

Over the past thirty years, Columbia Capital has invested in a portfolio of industry leaders in the communications, media, and enterprise information technology industries. Our goal is to build a sector focused portfolio of companies at all stages of growth.

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2nd Watch

Spokane | WA


2nd Watch is a global system integrator, software and deployment firm focused on IT operations.  2nd Watch offers a unique combination of software, services and analytics to make leveraging the cloud simple.


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AB Spectrum

AB Spectrum LLC acquires and operates wireless spectrum licenses in the 700 megahertz Block band. It owns 12 megahertz of 12 MHz of A Block spectrum. The company is based in the United States.


Access Sports Media

New York | NY


Access Sports Media is a leading video advertising network operating on flat panel displays in sports, shopping and entertainment destinations nationwide. Access’ networks are the nation’s largest stadium and arena television network and a premiere in-mall television network. They engage viewers with a combination of live programming and relevant short-form content, enabling advertisers to develop and implement targeted programs with valuable results.


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Altamira

McLean | VA


Altamira is the leading big data, cloud and analytics firm serving the national security community.  Altamira is a prominent developer of advanced technologies and system integration with a full spectrum of capabilities spanning the technology continuum.


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Benestra

BENESTRA is a nationwide Slovak telecom operator providing voice, data, internet, hosting and cloud services for businesses. The company has been providing telecommunications services since 1999 (now called GTS Slovakia). Since 2006, after the merger of five alternative telecom operators, it has operated under the direction of GTS Nextra, later GTS Slovakia. In 2010, the Slovak division of operator Dial Telecom was incorporated into the company.


Billing Platform

Englewood | CO


Billing Platform is a highly sophisticated and dynamic billing solution, that drives success for the modern enterprise.


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Broadsoft

BroadSoft, Inc. is a global communication software and service provider that was purchased by Cisco Systems in 2018. It partners with more than 600 carriers and 25 of the world’s 30 largest service providers in 80 countries.


Canara

San Rafael | CA


Canara is a privately held, well-capitalized, full-service solutions provider serving global markets with power systems infrastructure and predictive services to ensure uptime and efficient asset management.


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Channel 51

Miami | FL

Channel 51 was formed to acquire spectrum in the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) Broadcast Incentive Auction 1000.


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Cloud Sherpas

Cloud Sherpas was cloud computing advisory and technology services company. Cloud Sherpas was a salesforce.com partner, the five-time Google Enterprise Partner of the Year for Google Apps and ServiceNow partner.


Cologix

Denver | CO


Cologix is a network neutral interconnection and colocation company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, that provides massively scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services in densely connected, strategically located data centers.


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Contino

New York | NY


Contino is a professional services company focused on helping enterprise customers unlock performance improvements through the adoption of cloud-based infrastructure, application architectures, and development methodologies.


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DAZ 3D

Draper | UT


DG Holdings is a consumer internet service that offers users a new generation of character-based visual expression for use across their digital lives.


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Devas Multimedia

Bangalore | India


Devas is an indigenous innovator in the arena of satellite communications and technologies, establishing a next-generation national satellite system that provides vital services to the masses and government agencies across India.


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Digital Signal

Digital Signal Corporation develops three-dimensional facial recognition systems. The company provides facial intelligence sensors, software, systems, and services. It serves commercial and government customers. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Chantilly, Virginia.


Endgame

Atlanta | GA


Endgame is a leading endpoint security platform, that enables enterprises to close the protection gap against advanced attacks and detect and eliminate resident adversaries.


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euNetworks

London | UK


euNetworks Group Limited (SGX: H23:SI) is a bandwidth infrastructure provider and owns 15 fibre-based metropolitan networks across Europe connected with a high capacity intercity backbone.


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Extenet Systems

ExteNet Systems, Inc. designs, builds, owns, manages, and operates indoor and outdoor distributed networks for wireless service providers, and venue owners and managers.


Fuse

Los Angeles | CA


Fuse is an English-language, cable network targeting the growing young Latino and multi-cultural TV audience.


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GTS


Hillcrest Labs


ICG Communications


Karousel

Miami | FL

Karousel aims to deliver a new, first-of-its-kind satellite-based video and data distribution platform.  The Company will rely on up to four operational satellites operating in each of the three global regions in highly inclined, elliptical, non-geostationary orbits, to offer consumers and programmers a new avenue to consume and share video and data on demand.


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Legendary Pictures


Landways

London | UK


Landways is a development stage company, seeking to acquire a portfolio of right of way assets in the United Kingdom, that support critical telecommunications, railway, and utility infrastructure.


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Lemongrass

Reading | United Kingdom


Lemongrass facilitates the adoption of digital technology – particularly HANA, Mobility and the AWS Public Cloud. The Company’s offerings center around SAP and Non-SAP on the Cloud and on Mobile.


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LiveXLive Media

Beverly Hills | CA


LiveXLive Media is a consolidated group of premier media brands and technology assets that create a social media ecosystem for music.


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Local Media

Los Angeles | CA

Local Media TV Holdings is an investment vehicle focused on acquiring undervalued television stations and evaluating strategic opportunities for these properties.


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Mandalay Sports Media

Los Angeles | CA

Mandalay Sports Media is a diversified sports content and media company that creates high-quality, sports-themed programming for all platforms and creates, acquires and invests in businesses and assets across the sports content and media landscape. Since its launch in 2012, MSM has produced content for ESPN, Turner Sports, Legendary Entertainment, and AOL, with numerous projects in development with major television, digital, feature film and sports entities.


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Metro PCS


Millennial Media


Mobile Posse

McLean | VA


Mobile Posse is the leading provider of next-generation mobile content delivery, advertising  and mCRM solutions for the active home screen.


Netuitive


New Signature

Washington | DC


New Signature is a Microsoft National Solutions Provider (NSP) dedicated to delivering compelling experiences to their customers, colleagues, community and partners. New Signature works across all company sizes, geographies and industries, driving high value and transformational benefits in every interaction.


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NextNav

Sunnyvale | CA


NextNav provides a high-precision location service for mobile wireless use indoors and in environments where GPS signals have difficulty penetrating buildings.


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Nomi


Omnispace

Sterling | VA


Omnispace LLC is the owner and operator of the Omnispace F-2 (former ICO-F2) satellite and fully operational gateways around the globe. The company was founded by veteran satellite industry executives who saw a need for mobile satellite services (MSS) on the S-band aimed at a broad range of commercial and government customers.


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Onvoy


OPAQ Networks

Herndon | VA


OPĀQ Networks is a fast, intelligent, secure, and ubiquitous Cloud/Security platform. The Company moves the functionality of multiple security appliances typically found at the edge of an enterprise customer’s network to the core, via its cloud application, and forces all client network traffic across that platform.


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Open Mobile

San Juan | Puerto Rico


Open Mobile is the leading pay in advance, no contract, wireless service provider in Puerto Rico, offering voice, EVDO and 4G coverage.


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Presidio


Resilience 360

Bonn | Germany


Resilience360 provides its clients with unique network, freight and risk insights to help increase resiliency, reduce waste and optimize inventory and asset management. R360’s work with its clients and partners enhances, protects and spreads the positive impacts of global trade.


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RockYou

San Francisco | CA


RockYou is cross-platform media company that acquires once popular but sunsetting social games and extends the profitable life of the games through a hybrid monetization model consisting of both digital goods and the world’s largest in-game video advertising platform. Compared to traditional game developers, RockYou is able to acquire audiences without taking as much upfront IP risk in what is typically a hits-driven business.


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SoundHouse

Needham, MA


SoundHouse focuses on buying rights for which royalty income, paid out to artists and labels, has reached a flat (yet still royalty-earning) line on a traditional decay curve. Royalty payments for seasoned songs are predictable, and are distributed on a monthly or quarterly basis generating an annuity-like cash flow. SoundHouse takes a portfolio approach, aiming for a diverse group of artists, interactive and non-interactive rights, and genres.


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SummitIG

Dulles | VA


SummitIG is a custom network solutions and bandwidth infrastructure provider.  Leveraging its extensive network infrastructure across the state, SummitIG specializes in delivering dark fiber networks that support and extend data centers’ connectivity.  The network consists of new, state of the art, fiber optic cable within conduits that are operated and maintained by SummitIG.


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Tennis Channel


TerraPact

Denver | CO


TerraPact is a leading provider of right of way corridors for critical infrastructure in North America. Currently, TerraPact manages right of way agreements on over 5,000 miles of right of way corridors across the United States and British Columbia.


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Verato

McLean | VA


Verato helps enterprises maintain clean identity data and more accurately link customer records within and across enterprises. Verato’s SaaS platform offers faster time-to-value, at a fraction of the costs of traditional matching approaches.


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Virtustream


Vubiquity

Reston | VA


Vubiquity, formerly Avail-TVN, provides fully integrated end-to-end infrastructure, services and technologies for the profitable deployment of next-generation video services.


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Wyyerd Group

Boulder | CO


Wyyerd Group provides homes and businesses with 1 Gbps+ internet connection and brings its customers the latest net-neutral fiber optic technology.


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XM


Zayo