Meet the Portfolio: SSB

29 April 2020

This is the first in an ongoing series of blog posts that will introduce you to Strattam’s diverse portfolio of companies—including what they do and who they serve, their vision for doing business in today’s market, and their plans for innovation within their industries.
Meet the Portfolio: SSB
In February 2018, Strattam Capital, along with SSB’s Senior Partners and CEO Mike Banville, signed a definitive agreement to make a majority investment in SSB. Since that time, accelerated product development and strategic acquisitions have helped drive the company’s growth.
Business Overview:
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, SSB develops a leading data management and analytics platform designed to increase revenue, boost fundraising efforts, and drive fan and constituent engagement for the higher education, sports and non-profit industries.
Through a holistic approach that combines people, technology, and a foundation of clean data, SSB helps customers navigate their increasingly digital industries to seize innovation opportunities, make more insightful decisions, and maximize business performance.
Products & Services:

  • Central Intelligence
    This data management platform streamlines data from numerous touchpoints into a single repository, where it’s cleaned, enhanced, and deduplicated for superior customer visibility.
  • Discovery CRM
    This software provides tools for faster, easier lead discovery and generation, campaign management, sales tracking, and routine customer touchpoints.
  • SSB Analytics
    Building off data management work and predictive modeling, this solution helps clients gain a deeper understanding of customer and fan behavior and trends.
  • Sponsorship Central
    This platform assists clients in targeting, tracking closing, and measuring critical partnerships between organizations and sponsors.
  • HEPData
    Leveraging a new acquisition, HEPdata helps higher education and nonprofit organizations improve donor engagement with industry-leading matching gift and data solutions.

In addition to serving many leading entertainment and nonprofit organizations, SSB currently works with nine leagues and conferences, spanning 70+ professional sports teams and venues and 35+ colleges and universities.
New & Noteworthy:
In 2019, SSB acquired HEPdata, the industry’s leading corporate matching gift solution, and gained access to an additional 1,500 higher education institutions and nonprofit customers. HEPdata’s comprehensive solution includes a proprietary gift matching database with information on more than 22,000 corporations, as well as workflow tools that help fundraisers boost efforts without taxing resources.
Learn more:
Check out a quick 90-second intro video here, and visit the SSB website at