JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software companies, is pleased that multiple JMI investment professionals have been recognized on the 2019 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. JMI General Partners Bob Nye and Matt Emery were named to the list for the fifth consecutive year; General Partner Dave Greenberg was named to the list for the third time; General Partner Suken Vakil was recognized for the second consecutive year; and Principal Larry Contrella 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. Bob, Matt, Suken, Dave and Larry 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”
Bob Nye, a General Partner in the Baltimore office, joined JMI in 2005 and has deep experience helping growth companies build value. He is currently a director of Adknowledge, AlertMedia, Benevity, Cosential, Higher Logic, Level Access, and Raptor Technologies.
Matt Emery, a General Partner in the San Diego office, joined JMI in 2006 and focuses on JMI’s investments in the software and healthcare IT businesses. He currently a director of Axonify, CipherHealth, Clio, Healthx, Jvion, and PointClickCare.
Suken Vakil, a General Partner in the San Diego office, joined JMI in 2012 and is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities as well as providing strategic and operational support to portfolio 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.
Dave Greenberg, a General Partner in the Baltimore office, joined JMI in 2006 and has over a decade of experience partnering with growing SaaS companies. He currently serves on the boards of Businessolver, CoreHR, RainFocus, and Unanet.
Larry Contrella, a Principal in the Baltimore office, joined JMI in 2010 and is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities and providing strategic and operational support to portfolio companies. He is currently a director of Higher Logic, RainFocus and Raptor Technologies and a board observer at Benevity and Level Access.