Annual roundup highlights the private equity and venture capital firms with the best track records of success backing entrepreneurs
October 4, 2022 – Inc. today announced its fourth annual Founder-Friendly Investors list, honoring the private equity and venture capital firms with the best track records of success backing entrepreneurs.
“Our investment strategy focuses on enabling founders in their pursuit of building category leading companies” said Jason Babcoke, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sumeru. “We recognize the unique perspectives and insights founders have regarding product, market and customers and we strive to bring best practices and expertise in sales, marketing, customer success and operations, helping founders realize their ultimate vision.”
To compile the list, Inc. went straight to the source: entrepreneurs who have sold to private equity and venture capital firms. Founders filled out a questionnaire about their experiences partnering with private equity and venture capital firms and shared data on how their portfolio companies have grown during these partnerships.
To see the complete list, go to: https://www.inc.com/founder-friendly-investors/2022
About Sumeru Equity Partners
Sumeru Equity Partners (“SEP”) is a technology-focused growth capital firm that invests $25-200 million in growing enterprise technology companies. SEP has a longstanding history of investing and partnering with founders and management teams to build growth leaders. For more information, please visit https://sumeruequity.com
The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community they need to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.