has received a $38.8 million investment Updata Partners. Updata Partners has acquired the majority share of the company, with co-investment from StepStone Group. Jill Nelson, the company’s founder, will continue to run the business with her existing Portland staff. Founded in 2003, the company employs nearly 200 and has two sites in Oregon, its headquarters in the Pearl District and a call center in Beaverton. Ruby Receptionists has doubled its revenue and number of staff over the past two years, delivering live virtual receptionist services to thousands of small businesses throughout North America. Ruby will leverage the investment to continue to accelerate, evolve and expand its proprietary software and highly personalized service offering for small businesses. Read more.