Volition Capital is a growth investor that partners with founders to build market leaders.
We are flexible investors willing to tailor our investment to fit the needs of each company. The following are some of the general characteristics of most investments:
Our objective is to invest in great companies led by great founders. Beyond that, we are flexible on the amount of capital so that we can best cater to the company’s needs. Our range in a single investment is $5 million to $20 million. We have a number of partners we work closely with if capital requirements exceed $20 million.
The primary use of proceeds for our companies is growth or acquisition capital. By partnering with Volition Capital, our companies can attain market leadership more quickly and create a more valuable company over the long-run. We also invest to create liquidity for other shareholders, including founders, in companies that have a proven track record of profitable growth.
We want management teams to run their companies. But, we also believe that we bring useful perspectives and contacts given our long history of seeing many companies succeed. As a general rule, we lead or co-lead every investment and sit on the Board of Directors of the companies we invest in. Our role on the Board is as a helpful, collaborative partner.
We look for meaningful ownership in the companies we invest in, but we still prefer to be minority investors. This is most consistent with our desire to see founders and management own the company, while also being a significant partner around the table.
We think it’s critical to have a common vision with the founder and the management team. It is invaluable to be fully aligned on the goal and the path to get there.