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    Perspectives
    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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    Volition Q&A
    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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    Sean Cantwell: What is it Like to Work with Volition Capital?
    Volition Capital Managing Partner, Sean Cantwell, talks about what it’s like to work with the Volition team.
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    On Air
    Sean Cantwell on CNBC’s Squawk Alley to Discuss Record-Setting Startup Valuations
    Sean Cantwell discusses factors that helped drive record-setting startup valuations in 2014 on CNBC’s Squawk Alley.
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    Funding Announcement
    Dynamic Pricing Disruptor Broker Genius Raises $15 Million In Series A Funding
    The pioneers of dynamic automated pricing technology continue to revolutionize the industry, making a huge investment into machine learning with big data. NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 09, 2017 Broker Genius (http://www.brokergenius.com/), the New York-based pioneers of dynamic pricing technology for the secondary ticket market, secured a $15 million Series A round of funding from Boston-based growth … Continued
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