WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Richard Veal
CEO, Tourism Media

Together we did it! The deal is closed and we are now engaged in a constructive planning process. Everyone is excited by the possibilities. Thank you much for all your help in getting this across the line. It was a pleasure to work with you.

Jeremy Burr
Managing Partner at Spotlight Equity Partners

“The CIM you and your team pulled together was one of the best we’ve seen – it’s clear you know the sort of information an experienced buyer focused on software company acquisitions wants to know. “

Jonathan Sposato
CEO at PicMonkey

“It takes village to sell a startup. You are the village medicine man, concocting the M&A magic. Thanks for the excellent guidance that you and your team provided in our process.”

Tore Hofstad
Non Executive Director at Tourism Media Group

“Thank you, excellent work with all the involved parties. Looking forward to completing our next deal with you”

Ari Salonen
CEO at Midaxo

“We owe you a great deal of gratitude. Thank you for offering adult supervision and being a guardian angel on our side during the crucial negotiations.”

William Carleton
Attorney at McNaul Ebel Nawrot & Helgren

“Having a pro like you driving from the seller side made it easy for everyone. Here’s to the next deal.”

Rick Cole
CEO at Cell Systems

“Nat, I’ve learned a great deal working with you and really appreciate you as a person and professional in your field. You will be my first call on my next deal.”

Steven Myhill-Jones
CEO at Latitude Geographics

“Nat, thanks for all your leadership and guidance. It's been a pleasure working with you and we are grateful for your knowledge, experience and approach. “

Recent transactions

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LATEST ARTICLES

“Start With The Exit In Mind” – M&A in the time of COVID-19 – Archived webinar linked below

Last year there were over 100 local CEOs in the room for our joint tech M&A presentation with K&L Gates. This year the AoA adapted to our Covid-19 reality by hosting the event on Zoom, where we had a great turnout and a lot of new themes to discuss.
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TechStrat Awarded Axial’s COVID-19 Closed Deal Badge

We are honored to receive Axial’s Covid-19 Closed Deal Badge in recognition of the two software deals we’ve closed - with several more in-flight - since March 2020, despite market uncertainty.
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Michael Bolotin promoted to Vice President

TechStrat is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Bolotin to Vice President. Michael joined TechStrat in 2017 and focuses on supporting clients through all stages of the M&A process, in addition to expanding TechStrat’s network of strategic acquirers and financial sponsors in the tech community.
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Opus Connect’s July Virtual Roundtable: LA Chapter

Nat Burgess participated in Virtual Roundtable along with the thought leaders and discussed current M&A strategies and trends.
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TECHSTRAT ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN URI, INC. BY SOLIS CAPITAL

TechStrat client User Research Internationl (URI) has received an investment from Solis Capital. TechStrat acted as the exclusive M&A advisor in this transaction.
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TECHSTRAT ANNOUNCES SALE OF PEACH TECH TO GITLAB, CONTINUING FOCUS ON CYBERSECURITY

TechStrat managing partner Nat Burgess states “As a pioneer in security testing, Peach will be a powerful component in Gitlab’s integrated DevSecOps solution.”
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TECHSTRAT PARTICIPATES IN AXIAL SOFTWARE M&A ROUND TABLE – LINK BELOW

Techstrat joined a round table discussion with a select group of software deal makers and investors to discuss strategies and trends in the software M&A market.
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TECHSTRAT ADVISES BRANDVERITY IN ACQUISITION BY PARTNERIZE

TechStrat client BrandVerity, a leading SaaS provider of search monitoring and brand compliance solutions, has been acquired by Partnerize, the leader in partnership automation. TechStrat acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to BrandVerity in this transaction.
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We see M&A as a powerful tool for growth

We specialize in midmarket technology transactions.
And we only put senior dealmakers on the job.

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A Seattle-based M&A FIRM with a global outlook

TechStrat is an advisory firm that helps technology companies grow through M&A. Through our work, we are transforming the tech landscape, improving careers, and enhancing organizations.

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We see M&A as a powerful tool for growth

We specialize in midmarket technology transactions.
And we only put senior dealmakers on the job.

Learn more

A Seattle-based M&A FIRM with a global outlook

TechStrat is an advisory firm that helps technology companies grow through M&A. Through our work, we are transforming the tech landscape, improving careers, and enhancing organizations.

Learn more

WHAT SETS US APART?

Our Process

Creating and executing an M&A strategy requires a multidisciplinary approach that includes legal, financial and management expertise.

Our Values

We help clients open new chapters in their lives and create opportunities for others. When a deal closes, we want you to say, “I’m glad I did that.”

Our EXPERIENCE

In our 20 year history we have closed over 100 transactions with Microsoft, Google, Intel, Accenture, and other leading strategic and financial buyers.

Team

Nat Burgess

FOUNDER

Nat Burgess, founder of TechStrat has been an M&A adviser since 1989, angel investor and startup mentor since 1994, and a licensed attorney since 1998.

Michael Bolotin

Vice President

Michael joined TechStrat in 2017 as a senior associate, supporting clients through all stages of the M&A process.

Steve Peltier

SVP, Finance

Steve joined TechStrat in 2018 as the lead advisor for financial due diligence.

Ed Ossie

Sector Advisor

Ed joined the TechStrat advisory committee in 2016 as a sector professional, and expanded his role in 2018 to include direct participation in client engagements.

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