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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, software, and education technology. Prior to joining Spectrum, John worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse. He holds a BA from Georgetown University.

Representative Investments

Acquired by Financial Sponsor


Interview with Prezi CEO Jim Szafranski on the Pandemic's Impact on the American Education System

Prezi CEO Jim Szafranski joins Yahoo Finance’s On The Move to discuss the massive shift in how teaching is executed.

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Blackstone to Acquire Ancestry®, Leading Online Family History Business, for $4.7 Billion

After a 15+ year partnership with Ancestry, we are pleased to announce the company will be acquired by Blackstone.

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Headspace Secures Additional Funding

Meditation App Headspace Secures $47.7M More In Funding, Filing Shows

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GoodRx Appoints Chief Financial Officer and President, Healthcare Amidst Accelerated Growth

GoodRx expands its executive team with the addition of 20+ year industry veterans, Karsten Voermann as CFO and Bansi Nagji joins as President, Healthcare.

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