July 21, 2023

Two Years of Novata: A Note from Our CEO

As we celebrate Novata’s two-year anniversary, I would like to thank our clients, partners, advisors, investors, and colleagues who have contributed to our growth. It has been an exciting and rewarding experience to deliver on our mission to make ESG data collection easy and accessible for the private markets, and to expand our vision as the needs of the private markets evolve. We’re proud of where we stand today and took a moment to highlight a snapshot of our milestones so far:

Infographic of Novata milestones from 2021 to 2023. People: 110 employees across 4 countries; 50% of board members are women; 5 of 9 C-suite leaders are women.
Certifications: B Corp, SOC 2 Type II compliance
Milestones: $32M in Series B; Microsoft and Northern Trust joined investor consortium
Platform: 4500+ data providers, 650+ library metrics, 250+ Novata Benchmarks, carbon data management tools.

To all our clients: Thank you for selecting Novata as your ESG data solution of choice. Because of your commitment to measure the metrics that matter, we’ve been able to deliver cutting-edge benchmarking and analytics that fundamentally improve how the private markets can accelerate sustainability. We are deeply grateful for your confidence in our team, our strategy, and our future. 

To my fellow Novatans: Thank you for being the central part of this journey and committing to sustainability excellence, both for our clients and for ourselves. I am proud of our relentless focus to do the right thing, in the right way, for the right reasons, underscored by our recent B Corp Certification. Novata is an ideal we are building together. It is remarkable to see what we’ve accomplished in a short time, and we are just getting started. 

With a hearty cheer for two years of Novata,

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Alex Friedman

Alex Friedman

Chief Executive Officer