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"..As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly faced with scenarios which you have not encountered before…having an experienced advisor such as Raz who provided us guidance on key decisions was invaluable….when choosing an investor, what really matters is having a partner with a deep set of operating insights and tangible company-building know-how"

CEO & Co-Founder, Anchor Free, I​nc.

David Gorodyansky

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"At TrialCard, we had built a profitable growing company that was owned and run by the Founders. Although we didn’t need capital, we recognized that we would benefit from operational expertise & industry relationships to help take our business to the next level..."

David Cunningham

Founder & CEO, TrialCard, Inc.

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"In helping us build CambridgeSoft, Raz helped us look ahead to anticipate potential opportunities and “roadblocks”- his advice was invaluable in helping us create a franchise-defining business. Raz’s network of relationships and strategic counsel was invaluable in helping us attain a highly successful outcome in the sale of CambridgeSoft..."

Michael G. Tomasic

President and CEO, CambridgeSoft Corporation

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"We decided to work with Raz since he truly shared our vision and encouraged us to build for the future. He brought a unique set of resources & experiences to InfusionSoft, from his relationships with potential channel partners in the Silicon Valley ecosystem ..."

Clate Mask

Co-Founder & CEO, InfusionSoft, Inc.

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"Raz was an active "hands-on" advisor to the founding team, as we grew ATS into the leading provider of traffic safety, mobility & compliance solutions in North America. His insights were instrumental in helping us complete multiple acquisitions, advising us on how to expand our product footprint, and helping craft & negotiate a critical strategic partnership..."

​Adam Tuton

Co-Founder & EVP, American Traffic Solutions, Inc.

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"We worked very closely with Raz during the formative stages of Imaging Advantage ("IA") when we were rapidly scaling our business. He was instrumental in helping elevate IA from a niche services company to becoming the largest and fastest growing "cloud-services” platform in our $20B sector..."

Naseer Hashim

CEO and Co-Founder, Imaging Advantage​

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"As the Founder and CEO of Lavu, I was approached by a number of private equity and investment firms. However, Aldrich stood out from the beginning. The difference maker was its people. Their managing partner, Mirza Baig, is a serial entrepreneur himself and knows what it means to run a business like mine..."

Andy Lim

CEO, Lavu

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"The hardest part of building a company are the unknown unknowns...capital alone can’t address these challenges, ...only by having experienced advisors around you can these unknowns become known..."

S P Kothari

Deputy Dean,
MIT Sloan School of Management

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"As our business was rapidly growing, our operations were being stretched to meet customer needs. Both Mirza and Raz got involved in helping us to build out our revenue cycle function, service delivery infrastructure and putting in place a world-class finance operation..."

Brian Hall

President, Imaging Advantage

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"For a founder-run business like PhishMe, the team at Aldrich Capital have been great partners. Given that the Principals of ACP are former CEOs & entrepreneurs themselves, the advice they share is all the more impactful, since they’ve been "in our shoes" and understand what it means to run a company..."

Rohyt Belani

CEO and Co-Founder, PhishMe

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"I have worked with the partners at Aldrich in multiple businesses and they have helped accelerate growth & profitability of each business by getting customers, hiring talented executives and building the right channel partnerships - PE firms talk about value-add, these guys consistently deliver."

Aqil Chishty

CEO, Medical Diagnostic Imaging Group

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"Often times entrepreneurs miss out on one of the biggest values an investor or an advisor can bring - deep operational experience from high growth, high stakes, and high velocity companies. This often from a point of view that exposes bigger opportunities or weaknesses that can help shape or change the trajectory of the company."

Jim O'Neil

Chief People Officer, HubSpot

Company Scaling Experience

ACP focuses on investing in software and cloud-services companies with clear leadership position and measurable competitive advantages in their fields, led by passionate & committed management teams.

Our Principals have historically been active Board members and advisors to a broad range of of software companies that they helped rapidly scale — these have ranged from software firms developing vertical-specific software-as-a-service (“SaaS”) solutions for industry workflow automation, through to horizontal cloud-based services companies serving both IT and business buyers. We have extensive expertise of investing in both SaaS and On-Premise based software companies, and through our broad network of relationships in Silicon Valley and the broader US, we have an extensive rolodex of relationships, subject matter experts and operating advisors who help our portfolio in areas such as:

  1. Facilitating access to Global 2000 customers
  2. Helping negotiate partnerships and joint ventures with key channel partners – both domestically and abroad
  3. Recruiting senior and mid-level management into growing businesses to support the scaling of the organization
  4. Sourcing and identifying potential add-on acquisition opportunities
  5. Developing and establishing sales and marketing models, specific to that company’s customer segment and product set
  6. Helping build a Board of experienced industry advisors and executives
  7. Evolving technology architecture and leveraging our “Big Data” expertise through tapping into our network of CTOs and Chief Architects at leading Silicon Valley companies

Case Studies

Infusionsoft*

Category-defining provider of cloud-based customer relationship management solutions for small businesses

One of our Principals, Raz Zia, advised the CEO & management team as an active Board member. He worked closely with the founding team to develop a long-term strategic plan to position the Company to be the leading player in its space. Raz introduced the Company to a number of business & channel partners through leveraging an extensive network of relationships in the software ecosystem, advised management on evolving the sales & marketing model, and facilitated access to leading technologists in the cloud services industry to expand the company’s R&D capabilities.

“We decided to work with Raz since he truly shared our vision and encouraged us to build for the future. He brought a unique set of resources & experiences to InfusionSoft, from his relationships with potential channel partners in the Silicon Valley ecosystem, through to introducing us to technology & sales experts at some of the world’s leading technology companies. Above all, he has always been 100% behind the InfusionSoft team and helped us successfully scale our business.

Clate Mask,
Co-Founder & CEO, InfusionSoft, Inc.

AnchorFree*

Most trusted VPN with over 200 million downloads

Headquartered in Menlo Park, California, AnchorFree is a leading solution to provide secure online browsing and enable secure internet access. One of our Principals, Raz Zia, was an active partner to the management team serving as a Board Member,and trusted advisor. Working closely with the Company, Raz helped AnchorFree consolidate its industry-leading position, through evolving its revenue model, successfully expanding into the mobile solutions space, and leveraging our network of relationships to gain access to large channel partners. Today, AnchorFree is the most widely recognized consumer VPN and has over 200 million downloads.

“..As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly faced with scenarios which you have not encountered before…having an experienced advisor such as Raz who provided us guidance on key decisions was invaluable….when choosing an investor, what really matters is having a partner with a deep set of operating insights and tangible company-building know-how …..in my eyes, these are the most important traits of any investor worth their salt…

David Gorodyansky,
CEO & Co-Founder, Anchor Free, I​nc.

Syncsort*

Global software company providing Big Data solutions to some of the biggest companies in the US and internationally

Based in New Jersey, Syncsort is a global software company providing “Big Data” solutions in multiple industries. Our founding Partner, Raz Zia, served the company as an active Board Member. He collaborated closely with the CEO to help refocus the business on key product areas and develop an inorganic growth strategy. SyncSort’s client base includes 87 of the Fortune 100 companies and has partnerships with many leading software and services companies.

“Strategic alliances, distribution partnerships, and aggressive inorganic investment — such as
acquiring near-adjacent businesses with extraordinary talent and highly differentiated capabilities — are critical vectors for growth for private companies, especially in the technology industry. We had an experienced partner in Raz who served as a creative sounding board and helped us to use a multi-faceted business development playbook to think through complex deals and structures through which we could dramatically increase shareholder value.

Lonne Jaffe,
Fmr. CEO, Syncsort Inc.

Spring Mobile*

Global leader in cloud-based enterprise mobility solutions

Spring Mobile today is a global leader in cloud-based enterprise mobility solutions with a global presence serving over 100 enterprise customers. Raz Zia previously served as a close advisor to the executive team and was on the Board of Directors. He closely supported the company and led initiatives to help with the international expansion of this company and evolution of the sales & marketing model. Raz was closely involved in recruiting senior executives to the management team and facilitated introductions to multiple potential partners. As a result of this, the company has a strong international presence today growing in key regions such as the US, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

“Whenever we had major inflexion points in our business, it was invaluable having a seasoned advisor like Raz who guided us through multiple operational initiatives – its that business building expertise that matters

Conor Keane,
CEO, Spring Mobile, I​nc.

BuyerZone*

BuyerZone has helped connect millions of businesses with thousands of quality sellers for hundreds of products and services. Buyers save time and money on important purchases by receiving free price quotes and buying advice from sellers who best meet their needs.

Techfetch*

ACP Partners were among the earliest investors in this firm and its powerful unstructured data analysis and matching software. The application of this engine to technology jobs has achieved a market reach of over 40 percent of the IT professionals population in the US and resulted in the second largest IT-focused jobs website.

* Historical investment made, and/or Board role held, by principal of ACP while at previous firm or fund

Outsourcing of knowledge processes, business services and financial technologies (including Payments), both domestically and offshore, has proven a fertile investment ground for ACP.

Our Partners have been involved with multiple companies in the Business Services and FinTech arena. We have experience working with companies that automate workflows in sub-sectors such as market data and content management, providing BPO solutions for scientific and engineering research to the legal industry, and introducing vertical cloud-services for manual processes. ACP focuses on investing in high value-add services and BPO models that possess inherent scale economies and attractive profit margins.

Case Studies

Wall Street On Demand* (“WSOD”)

Innovative SaaS provider to the financial services industry

wallStreetOnDemand-acpBased in Boulder, Colorado, Wall Street On Demand is a highly respected SaaS provider to the financial services industry. One of our Partners, Raz Zia, served as a Board member at WSOD, serving as a close confidante to the Founder/CEO. Raz worked closely with the management team at WSOD advising the company on many strategic initiatives including:

  • Successfully expanding the product offerings and evolving the company into a multi-product business;
  • Accelerating the hiring of talented managers and executives into the business, which enabled the rapid scaling of the company’s operations;
  • Penetrating new customer segments and establishing a presence in international centers such as London and Hong Kong.
  • Building and expanding the company’s technology platform and staying abreast of the innovation curve
  • Advising the CEO in helping to consummate a successful acquisition of WSOD by Markit (NASDAQ: MRKT) in 2010.

American Traffic Solutions* (“ATS”)

Leading provider of traffic safety, mobility and compliance BPO solutions

ats-acpAmerican Traffic Solutions is a Tempe, Arizona based company that has grown to be a leading provider of traffic safety, mobility and compliance solutions for state & local governments, as well as corporations. Raz Zia worked closely with the founding team and served the company as a member of the Board of Directors. Raz worked with executive team serving as an advisor in many dimensions:

  • Sourcing, identification and negotiation of multiple bolt-on acquisitions;
  • Helping secure attractive working capital and credit facilities that provided the company with operating flexibility;
  • Supporting expansion of the business into many new product and service lines that diversified the company’s revenue streams;
  • Facilitated introductions to multiple international channel partners and advised on joint-venture negotiations;
  • Helped to attract, hire and develop management talent that helped ATS realize its growth objectives.

adamTuton-testimonial“Raz was an active “hands-on” advisor to the founding team, as we grew ATS into the leading provider of traffic safety, mobility & compliance solutions in North America. His insights were instrumental in helping us complete multiple acquisitions, advising us on how to expand our product footprint, and helping craft & negotiate a critical strategic partnership. As an entrepreneur himself, Raz was able to see the world through our eyes and his pragmatic commercial advice helped us successfully scale the business.

Adam Tuton,
Co-Founder & EVP, American Traffic Solutions, Inc.

Legal Advantage*

lalogoACP led the buyout of this legal process outsourcer and has since guided its growth into a leading provider of intellectual property and litigation support services for AmLaw 100 and Fortune 100 clients. The firm’s blended onshore/offshore delivery model fractionalized costs, maximized service levels, and grew sales to reach over 30 percent of the top 200 US law firms.

* Historical investment made, and/or Board role held, by principal of ACP while at previous firm or fund

Principals of Aldrich Capital Partners have served on the Boards of industry-leading healthcare IT firms providing technology-driven solutions for stakeholders in the healthcare system. We have expertise in helping companies navigate the industry & regulatory landscape, negotiate partnerships with strategic channel partners and hire management for key roles. Our network of relationships covers players across the industry landscape, including the leading national Payors, Providers, franchise HCIT companies and many other stakeholders in the healthcare ecosystem.

Case Studies

CambridgeSoft*

Leading provider of software and services to the Life Sciences industry

cambridge-acpRaz Zia, worked closely with the founders and management team of CambridgeSoft to help successfully scale the business along multiple dimensions. Through our active collaboration, we helped to evolve the direct sales model, launch a cloud-based offering, identify & review multiple acquisition opportunities and build a management bench of grade-A talent that underpinned the continued growth of the business. These initiatives helped the Company to realize its growth objectives and CambridgeSoft was acquired by Perkin-Elmer in 2011 for a highly successful outcome.

“In helping us build CambridgeSoft, Raz helped us look ahead to anticipate potential opportunities and “roadblocks”- his advice was invaluable in helping us create a franchise-defining business. Raz’s network of relationships and strategic counsel was invaluable in helping us attain a highly successful outcome in the sale of CambridgeSoft. When faced with the biggest event in our company’s history, we knew we had the savviest adviser on our side – its an intangible but something you don’t compromise on.”

Michael G. Tomasic,
President and CEO, CambridgeSoft Corporation

Benefitfocus* (NASDAQ: "BNFT")

Pioneering provider of healthcare insurance and benefits management SaaS

benefitfocus-acpRaz Zia, previously served on the Board of this Charleston, SC based company, working closely with the founding team to support the continued growth of the business, expansion of the product lines, entry into new market & customer segments, and helping attract and recruit management talent, which ultimately resulted in a highly successful Initial Public Offering of the Company’s stock in 2013.

TrialCard*

Largest provider of patient access resources in the healthcare industry

trialcard11Based in Cary, North Carolina, TrialCard is the largest provider of patient access resources in the healthcare industry. Through active Board engagement and serving as a trusted advisor to the CEO, one of our founding members, Raz Zia, helped fuel the company’s growth, enabled TrialCard to expand its product offerings, improved sales effectiveness, build a highly-rated customer experience center and successfully recruited multiple executives to the executive team.

davidCunningham-testimonialAt TrialCard, we had built a profitable growing company that was owned and run by the Founders. Although we didn’t need capital, we recognized that we would benefit from operational expertise & industry relationships to help take our business to the next level. We decided to work with Raz since he had the right mix of commercial nous and operating acumen. Raz’s hands-on & patient approach enabled us to successfully scale our sales model, expand our product offerings and build a streamlined customer support function. His ongoing advice and insights were invaluable in helping us achieve a successful outcome for TrialCard – without doubt, I’d love to partner with him again in my next venture !

David Cunningham,
Founder & CEO, TrialCard, Inc

Imaging Advantage*

ialogoOne of our Principals, Mirza Baig, co-founded this business, and was the first investor in this California based tele-radiology business. Both our Principals worked closely with the management of this Company and helped accelerate growth of the Company, Mirza served as CFO during key period of business growth, led negotiations with key strategic partnerships, helped sign some of the biggest customer deals in the industry, and helped to source & close multiple add-on acquisitions. Raz Zia was an active Board member and advisor to the management team, and helped the founder-CEO grow revenues eight-fold.

naseer-hashim-testimonialWe worked very closely with Raz during the formative stages of Imaging Advantage (“IA”) when we were rapidly scaling our business. He was instrumental in helping elevate IA from a niche services company to becoming the largest and fastest growing “cloud-services” platform in our $20B sector. Raz was hands-on in our growth efforts, from helping us find and undertake acquisitions, to negotiating contracts with large hospital systems, and attracting and recruiting executive talent. As an entrepreneur, you look for partners you can trust to help with the biggest decisions you face, and who can affect revenue and earnings growth.

Naseer Hashim,
CEO and Co-Founder, Imaging Advantage​

iHealth Technologies*

Leading payment integrity solutions for Healthcare Payors and Government

ihealth-acpFounded in 2001, iHealth is a leader in payment integrity solutions for Healthcare Payors and Government. Raz Zia served as an advisor and Board member to the founding team of iHealth, where he was actively involved in many key growth initiatives, which included:

  • Identification, sourcing and negotiation of multiple acquisitions that broadened the company’s solution set and provided company with an offshore presence;
  • Advised on successful expansion of the company’s product set into a multi-solution business;
  • Collaborated with CEO to attract and hire senior executives to build a scalable management team;
  • Worked with founding team to help evolve the company’s Go-To-Market strategy and develop new Customer Implementation & Support model.

* Historical investment made, and/or Board role held, by principal of ACP while at previous firm or fund

The investments described herein were made while the Principals were employees of their respective previous firms. Mr. Zia generally served as the board representative for his former employer and advised the portfolio company on financial and operational matters. Mr. Zia was not on the investment committee for either employer involved in the investments. Mr. Baig advised the portfolio company on financial and operational matters, and did not serve on the investment committee for his former employer.

The case studies herein are not to be considered a complete list of all investments historically made by the Principals.