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    Acquisition & IPO
    Wall Street Journal: How PetSmart Swallowed Chewy—and Proved the Doubters Wrong
    “After more than 100 pitches, in which he argued Amazon could never provide the intimate customer service and expertise of Chewy, someone did. Boston-based Volition Capital LLC put $15 million into the company in 2013. The volume of Chewy’s repeat business was what convinced the firm to invest, according to Larry Cheng, a managing partner … Continued
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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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    Funding Announcement
    Connatix Raises $15 Million to Fund Innovation as More Publishers Expand Into Video
    Volition Capital Leads Investment to Close Gap Between Consumer Demands and Publisher Capabilities New York, October 24, 2017 – Connatix (www.connatix.com) today announced that it has secured $15 million in growth equity funding to accelerate its position as the fastest-growing video technology provider and syndication platform for premium content publishers. Volition Capital led the round … Continued
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  • Acquisition & IPO
    Nielsen Agrees to Acquire Visual IQ
    Global Leader in Measurement and Data Analytics to Integrate Premier Independent Provider of Multi-Touch Attribution Software into Existing Nielsen Marketing Effectiveness Suite NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2017 /CNW/ — Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Visual IQ, a leading independent provider of multi-touch attribution (MTA) modeling of advertising … Continued
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  • Funding Announcement
    New York City-based Recycle Track Systems, a Waste and Recycling Management Tech Company, Has Raised $11.7 Million in Funding – Volition Capital Led the Round
    PRESS RELEASE New York – July 7, 2017 – Recycle Track Systems (RTS), a waste and recycling management technology company that provides real-time accountability and transparency for daily waste removal, including on-demand, recycling, and composting options, has closed an $11.7 million financing led by Boston-based growth equity firm Volition Capital. RTS, co-founded by Gregory Lettieri … Continued
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    Funding Announcement
    Volition Capital Leads an $11.7 Million Series A Financing in Recycle Track Systems (RTS)
    RTS tech platform creates accountability and ecofriendly options for waste management New York – June 29, 2017 – Recycle Track Systems (RTS), a waste and recycling management technology company that provides real-time accountability and transparency for daily waste removal, including on-demand, recycling, and composting options, has closed an $11.7 million financing led by Boston-based growth equity … Continued
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  • In the News
    Volition Capital Raises Its Largest Fund Yet, Seeks Bootstrapped Tech Cos.
    Read the full article here. If you’re a fast-growing, mostly bootstrapped tech company, you may be in luck if you’re ready to accelerate. Volition Capital, the Boston growth equity firm formed by the former Fidelity Ventures leadership team, announced on Tuesday that it has raised a new $250 million fund, its third and largest yet. WE’RE … Continued
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    In the News
    Volition Closes $250M Fund to Invest in Bootstrapped Businesses
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  • In the News
    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 News
    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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