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Volition Capital, Founder Collective Focus on Stage- Specific Funding (Mass High Tech)

JustinWood
Volition

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 sciences or information technology, for example – but Volition Capital, which spun off from Fidelity Investments this month, is only interested in technology companies already bringing in $5 million to $50 million in revenue.  Founder Collective, which closed its first fund in November, looks only at seed-stage technology opportunities.

(click here for the full article)  Mass High Tech, By Galen Moore

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