Spectrum Equity’s Emily Calkins Named to GrowthCap’s Top Women Leaders in Growth Investing

Emily Calkins Top Women Leaders

Emily Calkins, a Vice President on Spectrum Equity’s investment team, has been named to GrowthCap’s Top Women Leaders in Growth Investing of 2023.

Emily joined Spectrum in 2021 and focuses on investing in bootstrapped, growth-stage software and data services companies. Within her first year at Spectrum, she helped originate and catalyze Spectrum’s investment in SponsorUnited, the leading global sports and entertainment intelligence platform. In addition to her work with SponsorUnited, Emily is a Board Director of Litmus and is deeply involved with Presence.

This award recognizes women who have demonstrated deep expertise in private company investing, portfolio management, firm operations as well as business expansion strategy and execution.

“It is a distinct honor for us at GrowthCap to be able to recognize these remarkable individuals who, through their investment acumen, operational capabilities, and work ethic, have had a profound impact on their firms, portfolio companies, limited partners, and others,” said GrowthCap.

To determine this year’s awardees, GrowthCap ran a thorough nomination process and reviewed feedback received from each nominee’s colleagues, portfolio company executives and/or others in the industry. Each candidate was evaluated based on her demonstrated success in her specific roles, breadth of experience, longevity in the field, and consistency in performance, among other factors.

Read more about Emily and her fellow honorees here.

Recognition presented herein are from third parties that are not affiliated with Spectrum Equity, and these third parties independently assess nominees based on based on multiple criteria. Spectrum Equity submitted the nominations to be considered for the GrowthCap Top Women Leaders in Growth Investing award and has paid a fee to promote/distribute this award after designation was announced. Past performance and such ranking are not a guarantee of future results. There is no guarantee that other designations or rankings would reach the same conclusions. An award may not be representative of a particular investor’s return.

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