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    Vista’s Female CEOs Give Advice to Women in Tech: More Persistence, Risk, and Mentorship

    Three Vista female CEOs offer advice for women considering a finance career at the Women in Tech conference moderated and hosted by Robert Smith, CEO of Vista, and Columbia University on April 25th. Read More
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    With Billionaire's Financial Support, Boys & Girls Clubs Christen New State-of-the-Art Campus

    The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area unveiled a new Home Club campus featuring a STEM learning center where kids can learn to code, library, computer lab, art studio, recording studio, dance studio, teen center, indoor athletics facility, soccer and baseball fields, and basketball and tennis courts. Brian Sheth, Vista's co-founder and president, paid for much of the Home Club. Read More
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    Granicus Grows in St. Paul

    Downtown St. Paul is the fastest-growing office for Denver-based Granicus, the growing provider of digital-communication services to local, state, and national government agencies, according to CEO Mark Hynes. Read More
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    Buyouts Deal of the Year: Marketo

    In 2018, Adobe acquired Marketo for $4.75 billion, returning about $2.5 billion in net cash to Vista, the biggest profit realized by a portfolio company in Vista's history. Read More
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    Billionaire Tech Investor: Let’s Not Talk Ourselves into a US Economic Recession

    Robert F. Smith is urging American business leaders and economists not to talk the U.S. economy into a recession. Smith was interviewed by CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin on “Squawk Box” from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Read More
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    Investing in Girls Who Invest

    Girls Who Invest aims to increase the number of women in asset management and finance fields where females are highly underrepresented. To help in its efforts to recruit more young women into the fund-management pipeline, Girls Who Invest received $1.5 million in funding from Vista Equity Partners which will enable 150 college women to participate in Girls Who Invest's 10-week Summer Intensive Program. Read More
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    Robert Smith talks tech investing, the future of blockchain, and talent development at SuperReturn International

    Vista Founder and CEO Robert Smith delivered a keynote at SuperReturn International 2019 in Berlin where he discussed Vista's singular software and tech-enabled focus, the rise of new technologies such as blockchain, and talent development with LinkedIn's Devin Banerjee. Read More
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    100 Best Places to Work in Austin in 2019

    Built in Austin announced its 100 Best Places to Work for in Austin, including current and former Vista portfolio companies Forcepoint, Lithium, LogicMonitor, Mitratech, Ping Identity, SecureLink, Social Solutions, and Spredfast. Built In Austin’s “Best Places to Work” list rates companies based on their employer benefits and employee submitted compensation data. Read More
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    The SaaS Report’s Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018

    The SaaS Report announced its Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018, including Reggie Aggarwal of Cvent, Amy Zupon of Vertafore, and Colin Day of iCIMS. The SaaS Report team received nearly 5,000 nominations and selected CEOs based on detailed reviews from employees and industry colleagues as well as evaluated each across key areas including integrity, intelligence, energy, company culture, and company growth. Read More
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    Robert F. Smith's Path From Goldman Sachs

    Before founding Vista Equity Partners, Robert F. Smith was Goldman Sachs' first technology M&A banker. Appearing on an episode of "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations," Robert shared his career background leading up to the inception of Vista and details on the company's focus to implement operational best practices at software companies. Watch Here
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