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Vero Beach, FL, United States, 2013/10/15 - Vocap Ventures, a growth-stage venture capital firm focused in the internet and software space, is pleased to announce that Mike Becker will be joining the company as a Partner - VoCapVentures.com.
Mike will open Vocap’s Atlanta office, and will take a leadership role in sourcing new investments and working closely with Vocap’s portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Vocap, Mike served as the COO of Triton Digital’s Applications & Services Division. During his tenure at Triton, he lead the integration of multiple acquisitions and built a 100+ person Product, Technology, and Client Services team that delivered SaaS loyalty marketing, contesting, research, and gamification solutions to an expanding international client base. Prior to Triton Digital, Mike was a founder and COO of Enticent, a leading SaaS provider of loyalty marketing and audience relationship management tools for media companies. Mike helped to lead the company through three rounds of venture financing and a successful exit with the sale to Triton Digital. In addition to these roles, Mike has also held positions with Kurt Salmon Associates and Andersen Consulting, where he worked on management consulting projects related to strategy, operations, and technology implementation. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
"I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Mike for many years," said Vinny Olmstead, founder of Vocap Ventures. "Mike’s track record of success and background as an entrepreneur, an operator, and as an investor will help us accelerate our mission of helping entrepreneurs build and grow great companies. I welcome him to our team."
“It’s an honor and a privilege to join the strong team at Vocap,” said Mike Becker. “The firm’s core focus of delivering both growth capital and operational expertise to innovative companies is a great fit with my interests and background. I look forward to working with the existing portfolio of companies and helping to originate new deal opportunities.”
About Vocap Ventures
Vocap Ventures (vocapventures.com) was formed in May 2010 to invest in growth-stage technology companies focused in the internet and software space. The Vocap team has a combined 80+ years of experience across early and later-stage companies. The team’s balanced experience set across investing and operating companies enables the team to bring a holistic approach in how the team interacts with and provides value for our portfolio companies. The fund is managed by a group of individuals solely deploying their own capital, thereby providing the firm flexibility that is uncommon among traditional venture funds.