Spectrum Equity Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Growth/​Expansion

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 49


  • Investments
  • 327

  • Portfolio
  • 42

  • Exits
  • 133


Spectrum Equity General Information

Company Description

Founded in 1994, Spectrum Equity is a growth/expansion firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm has an additional office in San Francisco. The firm seeks to invest in companies operating in the information, software, internet, and data services sectors.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • One International Place
  • 35th Floor
  • Boston, MA 02110
  • United States
+1 (617) 000-0000

Spectrum Equity Investments & Acquisitions (327)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
FamilyWall 01-Jun-2024 0000000000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000000 00000
CINC Systems 19-Jan-2024 00 000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence 15-Nov-2023 00 000000000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
Dais (Chicago) 14-Sep-2023 0000000000 Other Insurance Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Fraudwatch International 12-Sep-2023 Buyout/LBO IT Consulting and Outsourcing Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
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Spectrum Equity Exits (133)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Membersy 07-May-2024 0000000000
Ease 03-Apr-2023 0000000000
Teachers Pay Teachers 01-Mar-2023 000000000000000000
Digital Marketing Institute 08-Feb-2023 0000000000
Quantile 30-Nov-2022 Merger/Acquisition 00000
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Spectrum Equity Fund Performance

Fund Name Vintage Size Dry Powder DPI RVPI TVPI IRR

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Spectrum Equity Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Spectrum Equity Management, Team & Partners (137)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Brion Applegate Co-Founder 00 0 San Francisco, CA
Brian Regan Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer San Francisco, CA
Benjamin Spero Managing Director 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
Christopher Mitchell Managing Director 00 0 0 Boston, MA
Peter Jensen Managing Director 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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Spectrum Equity FAQs

  • What is Spectrum Equity?

    Founded in 1994, Spectrum Equity is a growth/expansion firm based in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • When was Spectrum Equity founded?

    Spectrum Equity was founded in 1994.

  • Who is the founder of Spectrum Equity?

    William Collatos and Brion Applegate are the founders of Spectrum Equity.

  • Where is Spectrum Equity headquartered?

    Spectrum Equity is headquartered in Boston, MA.

  • What is Spectrum Equity's total asset value?

    Spectrum Equity has around 00.000 in total assets under management.

  • How many investments has Spectrum Equity made?

    Spectrum Equity has made 327 investments.

  • What has Spectrum Equity invested in?

    Spectrum Equity has made numerous investments in companies like FamilyWall, CINC Systems, and Benchmark Mineral Intelligence within the Communication Software, Business/Productivity Software, and Media and Information Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has Spectrum Equity invested in recently?

    Spectrum Equity's latest investment was on 01-Jun-2024 in FamilyWall, a company within the Communication Software industry.

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