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    Volition Capital Has Rounded Up $250 Million for its Third Fund
    Read the full article here. Volition Capital, a Boston-based growth equity firm, just closed its third fund with $250 million in capital commitments. It’s a sizable step up from the firm’s previous fund, which closed with $170 million in 2013. You can understand why its investors might be enthusiastic about the six-year-old firm, which says … Continued
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    Volition Capital Announces Closing of $250 Million Volition Capital Fund III, L.P.
    Reaffirms Commitment To Being The Premier Small Cap Technology Growth Equity Fund   July 26, 2016 – BOSTON, MA – Volition Capital, a leading technology growth equity firm, announces the closing of Volition Capital Fund III, L.P. with $250 million in capital commitments. With this fund, Volition continues its focus on investing in high growth, … Continued
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    Prinova Receives $17 Million Investment from Volition Capital
    The Investment Will Help Expand Prinova’s Award-winning Messagepoint® SaaS Platform TORONTO —Prinova Inc., a leader in developing and delivering innovative software and services within the Customer Communications Management (CCM) market, today announced that Volition Capital, a Boston-based growth equity firm that principally invests in high-potential, founder-owned companies across different technology sectors, has invested $17 million … Continued
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    Cloud-Based Recruiting Platform The Resumator Secures $15 Million in Growth Financing
    Funds to Fuel Customer Acquisition, Introduce New Products for Small and Mid-Size Businesses PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Resumator, the leading recruiting software for startups, small businesses and growing enterprises, has secured $15 million in growth financing led by Boston-based growth equity firm Volition Capital, the company announced today. The company, which supports over … Continued
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    Volition Capital Raises $170 Million Technology Growth Equity Fund
    Boston, MA – Volition Capital announced today that it has closed its latest fund, Volition Capital Fund II, L.P., with aggregate capital commitments of over $170 million.  Due to strong investor interest in Volition’s small cap growth equity focus, the fund was oversubscribed on its original target of $150 million.  New investors in Volition Capital … Continued
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    Volition Capital Announces Promotion of Sean Cantwell to Partner
    Volition Capital, a technology-oriented growth equity and venture capital firm, announced that Sean Cantwell has been promoted to Partner.  Sean focuses on software, technology-enabled services and Internet investments.  “Sean has distinguished himself as one of the rising stars in the growth equity industry, and we are pleased to recognize his exceptional performance with this promotion,” … Continued
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    On Air
    Larry Cheng on NECN: A Big Year in Tech
     
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  • Funding Announcement
    Volition Capital, Founder Collective Focus on Stage- Specific Funding (Mass High Tech)
    As the dollar size of the venture-capital industry shrinks, VC investors appear to be narrowing their focus. Massachusetts’ venture economy saw two new firms launch in the past six months, both promising to focus exclusively on a specific stage in a startup’s life.  Firms have often staked out industry territory – investing only in life … Continued
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    Larry Cheng on the Birth of Volition Capital (Xconomy)
    While many pundits predicted that the financial crisis of 2007-2008 would lead to a big shakeout on the venture-capital stage, there’s been remarkably little change in the cast of characters so far, at least in Boston.  But Monday saw the demise of one established Boston venture fund and the birth of another, as the entire … Continued
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    Fidelity Ventures; US Team Sets Out to Form Volition Capital (Wall Street Journal)
    Looking to create an independent firm and to raise outside capital, most of the Boston-based investment team of Fidelity Investments’  venture unit, Fidelity Ventures, has decided to form growth-equity firm Volition Capital…  (click here for the rest of the article) Wall Street Journal, By Russell Garland of Dow Jones Venture Wire
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