We are energized by the activity across the portfolio, team and extended Spectrum network in the first half of 2021. We continue to identify investment opportunities in category-leading companies, demonstrating the key business model attributes and competitive advantages that are hallmarks of our most successful investments. These companies are led by founders and entrepreneurs who are eager to partner with Spectrum to support their continued growth. We are delighted to share a summary of our activity over the past six months and look forward to what's ahead.
Spectrum Equity is a leading growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support to innovative companies in the information economy. For over 25 years, the
firm has partnered with proven entrepreneurs and management teams to build long-term value in market-leading Internet-enabled software and information services companies. Representative investments include Ancestry, Bats Global Markets, Definitive Healthcare, GoodRx, Grubhub, Lucid Software, Lynda.com, Origami Risk, SurveyMonkey and Verafin.