PE/VC  Volition Capital

     Office Locations:

177 Huntington Avenue, 16th Floor
Boston, MA 02199
Phone: 617-830-2100



  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Formerly part of Fidelity Ventures until 2010, Volition Capital is a growth equity firm that invests in high potential, founder-owned companies across different technology sectors. The team has 75 years of collective investing experience helping dozens of companies navigate to successful IPOs and acquisitions. Assets invested in the current portfolio of 26 companies are approximately $400 million. Investment focus is on technology companies in sectors such as: software, Internet, information services, and tech-enabled services. Target company characteristics include meaningful founder ownership of 20% or more; solid base revenue of minimum $5 million; growth rate of at least 25%; and capital efficient. Typical investments are between $5 and $20 million, with the proceeds going towards growth or acquisition capital and shareholder liquidity. Volition Capital closed its second fund in December of 2013 at $170 million. Volition expects to invest in 10 to 12 companies out of the second fund, with a typical investment size of $5 million to $20 million. The firm raised $250 million for its third growth equity fund, closed July 2016. As with its previous funds, Volition Capital Fund III will target high growth tech companies. Volition will make investments between $5 million and $40 million per company.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Andy Flaster Managing Partner & COO and Founder
    Jake Colognesi Vice President
    Larry Cheng Managing Partner & Founder
    Mike Wilkens Director of Finance
    Rob Ketterson Founding Partner


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    Portfolio companies include:

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      Black Duck Software
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      Broker Genius
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      Insite Software
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      Medly Pharmacy
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      Ping Identity
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      The Resumator
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      US Mobile
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      Visual IQ
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