Spectrum Equity

Bitly sells a majority stake to Spectrum Equity for $63M

Bitly is announcing that it has raised $63 million in additional funding from Spectrum Equity — a deal that gives the growth equity firm a majority stake in Bitly. Founded in 2008, the company was i

PicMonkey Grabs $41 Million Investment

PicMonkey, a Seattle-based photo editing web app just secured a $41 million growth equity investment from Spectrum Equity. This is the three-year-old company's first ever round of outside funding, the

SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg On Why His Company Won’t IPO After Raising A Whopping $794M And What’s Next

"We could go public," SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg says, "but the cost of going public -- of running a public company -- outweighs the benefits." As the founder of LAUNCH Media, which he took public

After 17 Years, Education Platform Lynda.com Raises Its First Round Of Funding, $103M From Accel & Spectrum

Back in May, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/03/lynda-70m/">we shared the unique story of Lynda.com</a>, the veteran, video-based education platform, and how it was able to generate $70 m

ARAMARK Sells Stake In Online Food Ordering Service SeamlessWeb For $50M

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/seamlessweb.png" class="shot2" /> Private equity firm <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/financial-organization/spectrum-equity-invest