Steve Sarracino

From EverybodyWiki Bios & Wiki

Steve Sarracino is a technology investor and venture capitalist. He is best known for founding Activant Capital, a growth equity and venture capital firm focused on investing in growing technology businesses.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Sarracino grew up in Irvine, California and holds a bachelor's degree from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.[3]

Career[edit]

Sarracino founded Activant Capital in 2013. Sarracino previously was a founding member of Serent Capital and founded the Technology Group at American Capital. Prior, was with McKinsey & Co in Hong Kong and was senior member of the M&A team at Robertson Stephens.[4]

At Activant, Sarracino led investments in Better.com,[5] Bolt,[6] Deliverr, Indigo Agriculture,[7] NewStore, Turvo, RetailNext and Boxed. The firm has had several exits including hybris, an e-commerce software business that sold to SAP for $1.4 billion[8], Upland Software, which went public and the recent sale of predictive analytics company Celect to Nike.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Sarracino lives with his wife and three children in New Canaan, Connecticut.

References[edit]

  1. "Bloomberg Biography". Retrieved 2019-11-10.
  2. "Activant Capital Techcrunch Coverage". Retrieved 2019-11-10.
  3. "Bloomberg Biography". Retrieved 2019-11-10.
  4. "Wall Street Journal Raises $250 Million". 2015-10-21. Retrieved 2019-11-10.
  5. "Fortune Article on Better.com". Retrieved 2019-11-10.
  6. "Forbes Article on Bolt". Retrieved 2019-11-10.
  7. "PlayerFM article on Indigo Funding". Retrieved 2019-11-10.
  8. "Reuters article on SAP buying Swiss firm hybris to boost cloud services". Reuters. 2013-06-05. Retrieved 2019-11-18.
  9. "TechCrunch article on Nike's acquisition of Celect". Retrieved 2019-11-18.


This article "Steve Sarracino" is from Wikipedia. The list of its authors can be seen in its historical and/or the page Edithistory:Steve Sarracino. Articles copied from Draft Namespace on Wikipedia could be seen on the Draft Namespace of Wikipedia and not main one.