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    The Rule of 40: Growth, Profitability, and the Tortoise and the Hare
    With a number of challenged IPO’s, along with the recent market correction, investor sentiment is beginning to shift away from companies riding on the back of a growth-at-all costs model.
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    The Next Enabling Platform: Q&A with Sean Cantwell and Dave Gordon
    The Next Enabling Platform Historically, there are four key ingredients that all enabling platforms have. They’ve all got a critical mass of users that make it interesting for third parties to develop solutions on top of that platform. They’ve got an open ecosystem, so it’s easy for third parties to develop solutions on top of … Continued
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    Meet Volition Capital Managing Partner Sean Cantwell
    Volition Capital Co-Founder and Managing Partner Sean Cantwell had an opportunity to sit down and chat with Zach Servideo for the Boston Speaks Up Podcast. Check it out below. In this episode, Sean shares a bit about his personal background and his journey from a sports-obsessed kid growing up in Allentown, PA to a career … Continued
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    Boston Tech 2020: Preparing For Opportunities and Change
    Read the full article by Sean Cantwell in Bostinno They say success breeds success. I agree, and Boston’s tech scene captures this notion perfectly. Locally-born businesses like HubSpot, Demandware, Trip Advisor, and Wayfair have energized the community and paved the way for others. At Volition Capital, we’ve evaluated and invested in several growth-stage consumer internet … 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
    Built in Boston Reports: GRAX Raises $12M with Plans for Boston Headquarters
    Read Article in Built in Boston, by TATUM HUNTER We’re excited to continue to see great news around GRAX. We’re also thrilled to see the GRAX team looking to Boston for its HQ. Excerpt from Article: “One of the fundamental beliefs we have is not holding a customer hostage from their data,” GRAX CEO Joe … Continued
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    Funding Announcement
    GRAX Announces $12M Series A with Volition Capital; Accelerates Adoption of its Data Value Platform
    Data Value leader announces new funding, 10x growth; plans for new offices in Boston, EU and APAC Read more about why GRAX raised a $12.8M Series A here.  BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — GRAX, the leading data value platform, today announced it has raised $12.8 million in Series A financing from Volition Capital. The funding round comes on the … Continued
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    Volition Q&A
    Sean Cantwell: What’s Volition’s Approach to Partnership (and How is it Different)?
    Volition Capital Managing Partner, Sean Cantwell, explains why we don’t take a prescriptive approach to partnership.
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    Sean Cantwell: How to Evaluate an Investor Through the Lens of Partnership (What Makes Volition Different)?
    Volition Capital Managing Partner, Sean Cantwell, discusses evaluating investors as business partners.
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    Sean Cantwell: What’s the Common Thread to the Success Stories at Volition Capital?
    Volition Capital Managing Partner, Sean Cantwell, tells us the common thread that runs through all the success stories – big and small.
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