About Us

Newport Technology Partners is a venture capital firm based in Newport, Rhode Island. We focus on investments in early-stage, life sciences and technology companies. Our partners have a deep expertise in building/scaling next generation technology and deploying capital to accelerate growth.


"The ability to bring value to bear from data is extremely difficult. Our clients utilize our expertise to derive insight and value from their data like never before. The Visibilis platform and consortium of industry and database experts bring many years of functional and technical experience to bear. With this expertise and proprietary data analysis techniques we develop solutions that create valuable data insights. The ability to read and analyze both structured and unstructured data together is powerful. Entirely new kinds of analysis can be done providing unprecedented insight and ultimately business wisdom." Tim Portley Managing Partner


  • Big Data Analytics
  • Unstructured data conversion
  • Textual Analysis
  • Sentiment Analysis with context
  • Customer service: speech-to-text-to database
  • Entity extraction
  • Report decompilation
  • Survey Analysis
  • Legal document/contract review and analysis

Sample of Partner Attributes

Tim Portley Founding Partner of BankVOD

BankVOD Press Releases:

Bill Inmon World Renowned Data Scientist "Father of Data Warehousing"

Bill Inmon's blog:


Founded in 2005, BankVOD has been serving the financial services industry since its inception. BankVOD provides Data Management and Risk Assessment Solutions to 20 of the Top 50 US Banks w/ over 155,000 Mortgage Brokers, Banks and Merchants accessing their risk analytics programs on a monthly basis. The company is involved in over 80% of the major bank's Third Party Data Verifications. BankVOD services include Asset, Employment, Income, Occupancy, Data Management and Regulatory Compliance Solutions. Headquarter in Chicago IL. with a fully redundant tier 1 data facility in Miami Florida.


Qlik provides user-driven business intelligence solutions that enable customers to make business decisions. The company develops, commercializes, and implements software products and related services. It offers Qlik Sense, which enables business users to explore data; ask and answer their own stream of questions; and follow their own path to insight on their own, or collaborate across teams and organizations. It serves customers in various industry verticals, such as consumer packaged goods, financial services, pharmaceuticals, retail, manufacturing, technology, and healthcare. The company sells its products through its direct sales force, as well as through indirect channel partners, including distribution partners, value-added resellers, system integrators, and original equipment manufacturers to license and support its software platform. Qlik Technologies Inc. markets its products in the Americas, Europe, the Asia-Pacific regions, the Middle East, and Africa. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania and has over 37,000 customers worldwide.


Forest Rim Technology is a Castle Rock, Colorado company founded in 2003 by Bill Inmon. Forest Rim Technology is a pioneer in creating a software technology known as TextualETL™. TextualETL™ is a powerful NEW technology that takes raw, unstructured text, uses textual disambiguation© and other concepts to deliver the desired data in a standard relational database, ready for consumption or analysis. Gartner named FRT "Cool New Technology Company for 2015 - Data Integration & Quality"