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Ben Spero

Managing Director

Ben joined the firm in 2001 and is a Managing Director. His areas of investment focus include Internet-enabled software and information services. Prior to joining Spectrum, Ben worked at Bain & Company and co-founded TouchPak, Inc. He is Board Chair at Destination: Home, a public private partnership to end homelessness in Santa Clara County. Ben received an AB, magna cum laude, from Duke University.

Representative Investments

Acquired by Blackstone
Acquired by EDR
NYSE: GRUB
Acquired by Jack Henry
Acquired by Davis + Henderson
Acquired by Bankrate
NASDAQ: MNTV

News

Fast Company: From Mental Health to Hormone Therapy, These 4 Brands are Reshaping Health and Wellness

Mental health, trans-affirming care, and hearing loss are some of the areas tackled by these Brands That Matter honorees.

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Spectrum Equity’s Ben Spero Named a GrowthCap Top 25 Software Investor of 2022

Nominees were evaluated based on breadth of deal experience, recent investments and exits, demonstrated leadership, and uniqueness of capabilities, among other attributes.

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Lucid Again Named to Forbes Cloud100 List

For the third consecutive year, the company is recognized among top-tier private companies leading the way in cloud technology.

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Lucid Included on Fast Company’s 2022 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators List

This list includes companies of every size which span industries and operate out of 13 different countries.

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