About Spectrum Equity

Spectrum invests in a wide variety of investment structures and is an active partner with management.

Spectrum is a private equity investor in companies leading the information economy.

Founded in 1994, the firm is focused exclusively on the information economy. We seek opportunities to invest $25 - $100 million in growth companies with sustainable and defensible business models--strong recurring revenue, significant operating leverage, strong cash flow margins, and franchise customer loyalty. 


We are a group of partners that have worked together for an average of 15 years, leading a team operating out of offices in Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA.  We invest in companies that are category leaders across North America, Western Europe, and Australia.

Our investment team has deep experience in the major sectors of the information economy.