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    Founder Stories
    Harvard Business Review: The Founder of Chewy.com on Finding the Financing to Achieve Scale
    by Ryan Cohen Read or listen to the full article on HBR Most people assume that the high point of my professional career came on April 18, 2017, when the owners of PetSmart paid $3.35 billion for Chewy.com, the pet retailer I had cofounded six years earlier. No doubt, that day was incredible. It represented … Continued
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    Perspectives
    Digital Healthcare: The Transition to Digital Healthcare is Just Getting Started
    by Claude de Jocas, Sr. Associate at Volition Capital Not long ago, experts predicted that delivery of healthcare services via the internet would be limited to a narrow band of low-priority activities. Yet, recent years have seen a number of successful, specialized digital models emerge – replacing traditional delivery methods, reducing costs and delivering significant … Continued
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    Company Updates
    BURST’s Innovative, New Floss Featured in TechCrunch
    Read full article by Jonathan Shieber Burst adds a super high-tech dental floss to its dental care offerings Burst has now added a sleek dental floss product to its monthly kits. The Los Angeles-based dental hygiene company, which has raised at least $20 million in financing from the growth capital investment firm Volition Capital, takes … Continued
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    Funding Announcement
    Volition Capital Closes $600M in Two Separate Funds
    Boston Business Journal: Volition Capital closes $600M in separate funds for new investments and ‘peak performers’ Full article can be found here By Lucia Maffei  – Technology Reporter, Boston Business Journal Boston-based growth equity firm Volition Capital has raised a total of $600 million to grow its current portfolio of 26 technology and consumer companies, with … Continued
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    Funding Announcement
    Volition Capital Announces Closing of $600 Million in Two Funds
    Volition Capital now exceeds $1.1 billion in assets under management and will maintain its core focus on high-growth, capital-efficient technology and consumer companies. Read the full press release here on PR NEWSWEB Volition Capital, a leading technology and consumer growth equity firm, today announced the closings of Volition Capital Fund IV, L.P. with $400 million in capital … Continued
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    Funding Announcement
    Volition Capital Raises $600 Million for Pair of Funds
    Wall Street Journal: Growth-Equity Firm Volition Raises $600 Million for Pair of Funds Growth-equity strategies, considered less risky than venture capital, are attracting more investors. By: Yuliya Chernova Read full post here Volition Capital has raised $600 million for its latest pair of growth-equity funds, continuing an investment strategy that has attracted greater interest from … Continued
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    Perspectives
    Back-To-School Tech: 15 Gadgets, Online Services College Students Can Actually Use
    Excerpt from the full article Subscription services are great for college students who may otherwise forget (or can’t afford) to replace necessary items in their lives. Burst Sonic toothbrushes ($69) have charcoal-infused brush heads and are more affordable than many electric alternatives. If you sign up for the replacement head program, you’ll get a new … Continued
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    Company Updates
    An Interview with Arteza Co-Founders in South Florida Business Journal
    After announcing the Volition Capital investment in Arteza, there was a lot of interest in the story behind the Company and Brand. Arteza Co-Founders Mike Koshatko and Jurgis Plikaitis sat down with Emon Reiser from the South Florida Business Journal to discuss what’s next for Arteza in the latest Ventures Roundup. The full article can be found … Continued
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    Acquisition & IPO
    Episerver Announces Acquisition of Insite Software
    This is an exciting new chapter for the entire team at Insite. It has been a privilege to be on their impressive growth journey. Volition Capital invested in Insite Software in 2015. Volition Managing Partner, Roger Hurwitz noted at the time of the investment: “B2B eCommerce is a rapidly growing market and Insite Software is … Continued
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    Perspectives
    The Next Enabling Platform – Three Innovators Are Leading the Way
    Every era of technology innovation has been marked by platforms that ascend to market dominance by leveraging the network effects of a robust partner ecosystem. These partners, in turn, have been able to scale rapidly by taking advantage of the ubiquity and infrastructure of their enabling platforms. In the desktop era, the proliferation of Windows-powered … Continued
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