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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 Portfolio Companies Kajabi, Presence and TPT Named to 2023 GSV 150 List

The 2023 GSV 150 recognizes the most transformational private companies in digital learning and workforce skills that are shaping the future of education

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Spectrum Equity’s John Connolly and Parag Khandelwal Named to GrowthCap's 2022 Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors List

John Connolly and Parag Khandelwal have been named to GrowthCap's 2022 Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors List for the sixth and fourth consecutive year, respectively.

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WIN Reality Triples Revenue and Announces $45 Million Growth Investment from Spectrum Equity

Investment Enables WIN to Broaden Access to Elite Athletic Training Tools

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Spectrum Equity’s John Connolly and Parag Khandelwal Named to GrowthCap's 2021 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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