Spectrum Equity

Founded 1994
Founders Brion B. Applegate William P. Collatos

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Total investments 103
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$55M
Portfolio companies 90
Rounds per year 3.81
Lead investments 46
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Exits 32
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Health Care
Summary

Spectrum Equity appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1994. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boston. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Spectrum Equity, startups are often financed by Goldman Sachs, Greycroft, YankeeTek Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Goldman Sachs, AT&T, Trinity Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Trinity Ventures.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Telecommunications. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight NetScreen Technologies, Cboe Global Markets, Ancestry.

This organization was formed by Brion B. Applegate, William P. Collatos. The overall number of key employees were 4.

The top activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Spectrum Equity is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Spectrum Equity works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 25 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Goldbelly

Delivery Service
E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
Internet
Online Portals
1
$100M18 May 2021 United States, New York

Kajabi

CRM
EdTech
Lead Generation
Marketing
Software
1
$550M04 May 2021 United States, Irvine

Ease

Employee Benefits
Human Resources
Information Technology
Insurance
InsurTech
SaaS
Software
1
$41M25 Mar 2021 United States, San Francisco

Otter.ai

Artificial Intelligence
Collaboration
Consumer Software
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Mobile
1
$50M25 Feb 2021 United States, " United States"}

Quantile Technologies

Business Intelligence
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
Risk Management
1
$52M14 Jan 2021 United Kingdom, London

GoodRx

Health Care
Information Technology
Medical
Pharmaceutical
1
$22M23 Sep 2020 United States, Santa Monica

CINC Systems

SaaS
Software
1
03 Jun 2020 United States, " United States"}

GoodRx

Health Care
Information Technology
Medical
Pharmaceutical
1
$60M12 May 2020 United States, Santa Monica

OurFamilyWizard

Apps
Family
Internet
Legal
Mobile Apps
Web Apps
Web Development
1
30 Apr 2020 United States, Minneapolis
News
Goldbelly Announces $100 Million Series C Funding To Empower Chefs & Restaurants With National E-Commerce
– Goldbelly, America’s first platform for food e-commerce, today announced a $100m Series C investment to build the future of the at-home restaurant experience and to empower chefs and restaurants to reach new customers nationwide. – Growth equity firm Spectrum Equity led the round with participation from existing investor Intel Capital. – Goldbelly has seen massive growth over the last year, now with 850 restaurant partners on the platform, covering all 50 states. In 2020 alone, the company added over one... Read more
Empyrean Solutions Raises $74M Growth Financing
– Empyrean Solutions is a Woburn, Mass.-based provider of asset and liability management and risk and compliance solutions for banks and credit unions. – Company raised $74m in minority growth financing. – The round was led by Spectrum Equity, with participation from Information Venture Partners. – The new investment will be used to accelerate investments in product innovation. Read more

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