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Jul 13, 2011

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,” said Larry Cheng, Managing Partner, Volition Capital.

“Sean has consistently exhibited great character, leadership, and investment judgment,” said Roger Hurwitz, Managing Partner, Volition Capital.  “He has made significant contributions to the firm and we are pleased to formally welcome him to the leadership of Volition Capital.”

Sean Cantwell presently sits on the Board of Directors for iPipeline, G5 Search Marketing, Ping Identity, and EnterpriseDB.  He is also involved with investments in GlobalTranz, Vibes Media, and Teliris.  In addition, Sean was instrumental in the successful exit of GeoLearning (acquired by SumTotal).

Prior to joining Volition Capital, Sean was a Vice President at Fidelity Ventures and worked at Summit Partners where he focused on technology growth equity investments.  Sean began his career at Arthur Andersen.  He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

About Volition Capital

Volition Capital is a growth equity and venture capital firm established in 2010 that focuses on investing in high-growth, founder-owned technology businesses across the U.S. and Canada.  The firm targets companies that generally have between $5 million and $50 million in revenue with demonstrated capital efficiency.  Volition Capital’s portfolio comprises over $350 million of invested capital across 23 companies in the United States and Europe.  The firm specializes in software, Internet, information services and tech-enabled services companies that have operating discipline and aspirations for greatness. (,)

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