Vector Capital has hired Matthew Blodgett as a new Managing Director. Mr. 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.
“We are delighted to welcome Matt to Vector,” said 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.”
Over his career, Mr. Blodgett has worked closely with founders and entrepreneurs building rapidly growing companies in the software, digital media, communications and technology-enabled services sectors. He will be responsible for building collaborative investment partnerships with entrepreneurs leading breakthrough technology and technology-enabled growth companies. Mr. Blodgett received a BA in Economics and a BA in Political Science from Yale University.
“I am very excited to join Vector Capital,” said Mr. 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.”
Vector Capital invests in spinouts, buyouts and recapitalizations of private or public technology businesses. The firm is based in San Francisco (www.vectorcapital.com).
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