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John Connolly

Managing Director

John joined the firm in 2009 and is a Managing Director. His areas of investment focus include Internet-enabled software and education technology. Prior to joining Spectrum, John worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse. He received a BA from Georgetown University.

Representative Investments

Acquired by Blackstone
Acquired by Turnitin
Acquired by Bridge Growth Partners
NASDAQ: GDRX
NYSE: GRUB

News

Spectrum Equity's John Connolly Featured in CNBC Segment on Kajabi and the Boom in Online Education

John Connolly, Managing Director at Spectrum Equity, shares his insights into Kajabi and the global demand for online learning.

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Otter Raises $50M Growth Investment Led by Spectrum Equity

The growth funding will support Otter’s plans to triple headcount this year to expand go to market capabilities and development resources.

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Spectrum Equity’s John Connolly and Parag Khandelwal Named to GrowthCap's 2020 Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors List

Spectrum Equity is proud to announce John Connolly and Parag Khandelwal have been recognized again by GrowthCap for their contributions as top growth equity investors and partners to entrepreneurs.

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Spectrum Equity Announces 2020 Promotions

We are pleased to announce six promotions: John Connolly, Leah Palmer, Carolina Picazo, Cameron Ghorbani, Jamie Mitchell and Sam Todd.

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