Spectrum Equity

Cybersecurity firm Netcraft lands $100M investment

After years of growth, funding for cybersecurity startups is beginning to slow down, a symptom of the broader economic malaise and — perhaps — market oversaturation. According to a recent

OTA Insight books $80M for its hospitality business intelligence tools, used by 55K hotel properties globally

Travel and tourism, two of the hardest-hit industries in the COVID-19 pandemic, are slowly starting to show some signs of recovery. Now, OTA Insight — a company that builds business intelligence

AllTrails raises $150M after COVID accelerates people’s interest in exploring the outdoors

Following a COVID-driven boost, the popular AllTrails resource for hikers, bikers, climbers and anyone else who enjoys the outdoors, announced today it’s raised $150 million from the growth fund

Taking consumer subscription software to the great outdoors

Fitness and the outdoor passion space is one of the most exciting CSS categories in a growing landscape that includes everything from family planning to entertainment and education.

Everlywell acquires two healthcare companies and forms parent Everly Health

Austin-based home lab testing kit startup Everlywell is expanding its scope considerably with two acquisitions, and a transformation that includes the establishment of a new parent company led by Eve

Boosted by the pandemic, meeting transcription service Otter.ai raises $50M

Over the past year or so, voice transcription startup Otter.ai doubled down on the future of remote work by integrating its product with meeting apps like Zoom and Google Meet. With the COVID-19 pande

DispatchTrack, a last-mile logistics platform, raises $144M in its first-ever funding

The current state of our COVID-19 world has underscored more than ever the need for reliable delivery and e-commerce services. Consumers sheltering in place are shopping at unprecedented levels online

Scribd raises $58M for subscription e-books and audiobooks

Scribd has raised $58 million in new funding led by growth firm Spectrum Equity. The company first launched as a document-sharing service in 2007 before creating an e-book subscription in 2013. It now

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://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 millio

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

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