OspreyData is a software company providing artificial intelligence to aid oil and gas producers in maximizing uptime of their critical artificial lift assets.  OspreyData is a Houston Ventures IV portfolio company.



Tracts is a computational engine for determining ownership of oil and gas rights. Users input their interpretation of ownership events and the system determines associations and calculates who owns what.  Our investment rationale is more fully explained here.



Geoforce develops and markets GPS-enabled asset management solutions for the Energy industry. Geoforce customers include Conoco, Chesapeake, Swire, BP, EOG, GE Oil & Gas, Hess and FMC.  Geoforce is a Houston Ventures III portfolio company. Video



LiquidFrameworks develops and markets field force automation software for use primarily in the Energy industry. LiquidFrameworks is a Houston Ventures III portfolio company. Video



NuPhysicia provides centralized delivery of specialty healthcare services to large and geographically disperse populations. Markets served include oil and gas exploration and production, defense and US pharmacy (medical care clinics). NuPhysicia’s expertise – developed while managing capitated care contracts through the University of Texas Medical Branch for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – allows efficient, economical, and scalable delivery of specialty care services to large populations while substantially improving the overall quality of care. NuPhysicia is a Houston Ventures III portfolio company.  Video



Oseberg gives you a deep pool of constantly updated, insight-rich industry data that empowers you far beyond the next play.  Oseberg is a Houston Ventures III portfolio company. Video



Zilliant is the partner of choice for global B2B enterprises seeking to drive top-line growth and profit margins with AI-based technology.

IndX Software

Acquired by Siemens

Indx Software develops and markets operational intelligence software applications for use primarily in the refining and petrochemical industries.

RigNet provides IT networks for drilling rigs and offshore vessels, including those in the harsh environment of the North Sea. RigNet solutions significantly reduce costs and simplify operations, integrating voice, fax, video and data to customers’ networks and the Internet. www.rignet.com

Syntex Managment Systems

Acquired by IHS

Syntex provides software that helps customers manage and analyze employee health and safety programs. Its customers include ExxonMobil, Valero, Unocal, Shell E&P and others.


Wayport is the world’s largest provider of high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11b) wireless and wired Internet access in hotels, airports and retail spaces, including McDonald’s nationwide.


CPO Commerce

Acquired by USTR

CPO Commerce partners with leading manufacturers of brand name consumer products to establish, develop and operate marketplaces for selling end-of-cycle, new, and refurbished goods.

Lombardi Software

Acquired by IBM

Founded in 1999, Lombardi is a leading provider of business process management (BPM) software and services for Global 2000 organizations. Lombardi has both the BPM software and implementation best practices to help companies transform into high-performance, process-centric organizations.