JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software companies, is pleased that multiple JMI investment professionals have been recognized by GrowthCap as among the 2020 GrowthCap Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors List. GrowthCap, a leading growth capital research and advisory firm, compiles its annual list based on nominations from market participants and a methodical review of each nominated investor’s deal experience, background, and career trajectory, as well as the reputation and track record of the nominee’s firm. In addition to the formal nominations process, GrowthCap took into consideration third party feedback from CEOs and other executives. JMI General Partners Dave Greenberg, Suken Vakil, and Larry Contrella were name to the list for the fourth, third, and second consecutive year, respectively. Principal Sureel Sheth made his debut on this year’s edition.
JMI Founder and Managing General Partner Harry Gruner said, “The inclusion of multiple JMI professionals once again on the Growth Cap 40 Under 40 Growth Investors list is a testament to the unmatched levels of expertise and dedication JMI offers when partnering with high-growth software companies and their management teams. Dave, Suken, Larry, and Sureel all display the rare ability to collaborate with growing companies, identify and develop a clear path to additional value creation, and help businesses grow while generating attractive returns for our investors. This recognition is well deserved, and we congratulate them on this wonderful achievement.”
Dave Greenberg, a General Partner in the Baltimore office, joined JMI in 2006 and has over a decade of experience partnering with growth software companies. He currently serves on the boards of Bloomerang, Businessolver, RainFocus, and Unanet.
Larry Contrella, a General Partner in the Baltimore office, joined JMI in 2010 and has a decade of experience partnering with growth software companies. He currently serves on the boards of Bloomerang, Higher Logic, RainFocus, and Raptor Technologies. He is also a board observer of Level Access and Benevity.
Suken Vakil, a General Partner in the San Diego office, joined JMI in 2012 and has over a decade of experience partnering with growth software companies. He currently serves on the boards of Applied Systems, Arena Solutions, HackerRank, and Lytics and is a board observer at Code42 and Seismic Software.
Sureel Sheth, a Principal in the San Diego office, has been part of the JMI team since 2010 and has a decade of experience partnering with growth software companies, particularly in the healthcare IT space. He currently works with JMI portfolio companies Clio, Jvion and PointClickCare, and played an active role with investments in CipherHealth and Yello.