Matthew Blodgett Joins Vector Capital as Managing Director
Will Lead Firm’s Investments in High Growth Businesses
SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014-- Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, welcomes Matthew Blodgett as a Managing Director. Blodgett joins Vector having spent almost 14 years working with technology companies, including more than a decade as a technology investor. He was most recently a Partner at North Bridge Growth Equity, and prior to that worked at Alta Communications and Bear Stearns & Co.
Over his career, Blodgett has worked closely with founders and entrepreneurs building rapidly growing companies in the software, digital media, communications and technology-enabled services sectors. As an active, non-control investor, Blodgett supports entrepreneurs in their efforts building market leading growth companies. He will be responsible for building collaborative investment partnerships with entrepreneurs leading breakthrough technology and technology-enabled growth companies. Blodgett received a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.
“I am very excited to join Vector Capital,” says Blodgett. “I believe Vector is uniquely positioned as a platform to provide unparalleled support to entrepreneurs leading growth technology companies. I look forward to introducing Vector’s unique capabilities to entrepreneurs.”
“We are delighted to welcome Matt to Vector,” stated Alex Slusky, Vector’s Chief Investment Officer. “Matt has been a highly successful growth investor across many technology subsectors and across a variety of geographies. He brings an active, collaborative, and insightful approach to partnering with entrepreneurial companies. Matt will build and expand on Vector’s 17 year history of backing growing technology businesses.”
About Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these complex investments in both the private and public markets. Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies that materially improve the competitive standing of these businesses and enhance their value for employees, customers and shareholders. Among Vector's notable investments are 20-20 Technologies, Cambium Networks, Certara, CollabNet, Corel Software, Gerber Technologies, LANDesk Software, RAE Systems, Register.com, SafeNet, Technicolor, Teletrac, Tidel, WatchGuard Technologies, and WinZip.
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