Insights & Expertise
Secrets of a Successful SaaS CEO
Dan was recently named one of the SaaS industry’s top 50 CEOs by The Software Report (TSR), placing him #8 in the Growth Leader category. And, we’re proud to say, the firm is one of our portfolio companies.
Boosting Female Representation on Private Equity Boards: A Discussion with Frontier Capital Growth Partner Mary Anne Mason
AccessOne Patient Finance Survey: Analysis on How Healthcare Costs Impact Patient Behavior
How to Build a Low-Ego, High-Performance Culture: Q&A with Andrew Lindner, Frontier Co-Founder
Much has changed during the two decades since Andrew Lindner co-founded Frontier Capital with a modest $45 million fund. But one thing that’s stayed constant is his enthusiasm for a culture that values people over profits. Learn about the three Hs behind Frontier’s culture, how volunteerism relates to the firm’s core values — and discover Andrew’s favorite metaphor for successful long-term partnerships with entrepreneurs.
A Day in the Life of an Associate: Mark Millard Provides the Inside Scoop on Being Part of the Frontier Team
Frontier Capital Associate, Mark Millard, shares his view on why he took the job at Frontier, his day-to-day responsibilities, and what he enjoys about his current role.
Frontier’s Associate program is a two to three-year pre-MBA program, where associates assist Frontier’s investment professionals with screening, diligence, and monitoring of investment opportunities, as well as management of existing portfolio company investments.
"Let's See What It's Like to Push the Gas Pedal Down": Q&A with Josh Brown, Founder of PowerDMS
In January 2018, Frontier announced its growth equity investment in Orlando-based PowerDMS, a leading provider of cloud-based software for compliance and content management. Discover what company founder Josh Brown has to say about Frontier’s appreciation of business subtleties (like culture), how building and driving a car provides a metaphor for his company’s growth — and why he’s ready to let go of the wheel.
Frontier Capital Foundation: Working as a Team to Support the Charlotte Community
Two years ago, Frontier Capital Foundation was formed to focus the firm’s community outreach efforts. Although the foundation may be young, community service has been a major part of our culture from the beginning. Now with a more formalized approach, Frontier hopes to make a meaningful impact on a few Charlotte-based non-profits in the coming years. Jessica Warzybok, Director of Human Relations, shareFrontier Capital Foundation
Forging Relationships in the Pacific Northwest: Q&A With Sam Teden, Director of Business Development
Frontier Capital, a Charlotte-based growth equity firm focused exclusively on software and tech-enabled business services companies, has named Sam Teden as Director of Business Development. Learn about the potential he sees in regions that have been largely overlooked by growth investment — and how Frontier’s culture plays a critical role in forging connections there.
Frontier Volunteers at Charlotte Family Housing
The Frontier Team Volunteered at Charlotte Family Housing to help bring some Holiday Cheer to local families in need.
Frontier works with InReach
Kim Lukacs, our Accountant, has long been involved with InReach whether it’s by serving as co-chair of the Dream Maker Luncheon or volunteering as a Steering Committee member.
Viewpoint: Funding gaps threaten Denver’s growth companies
Serial entrepreneur Steve Case of AOL fame hits the road every year to shine a light via his “Rise of the Rest Road Trip” on a persistent problem: a shortage of capital for startups in emerging technology communities outside traditional tech hubs.
Q&A: Investor Andrew Lindner of Frontier Capital talks Atlanta, investing, new fund
Lindner is co-founder and managing director of Charlotte, N.C.-based Frontier Capital, a private equity firm that invests in later-stage software and tech-enabled business services companies.
A Tech Entrepreneur's Guide to Next Stage Capital
Let’s face it: Most technology companies weren’t started to make the founders rich. Sure, compensation is part of the equation, but the driving force behind most tech startups is the desire to create an environment where ideas can thrive and potential is limitless.
Birds Of A Feather...
It’s hard to beat an upland bird hunt on an early spring day in the pristine plains of North Texas. That’s exactly where Frontier Principal, Seth Harward, found himself not too long ago, along with several friends of Frontier. Some portfolio company CEO’s, advisors, and in-market partners came together, rounding out a good group of guys and a great time spent together.
Frontier Walks to Defeat ALS
On Saturday April 9th, 2016, Frontier Capital participated in the Walk to Defeat ALS at Symphony Park to honor and support partner Andrew Lindner’s father, Dr. Marshall Lindner.
Frontier Capital’s Richard Maclean says Charlotte’s tech scene is on the rise
Richard Maclean is optimistic about Charlotte’s tech scene. The city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is growing up, and Maclean thinks the Queen City can hold its own against markets like Denver, Atlanta, Dallas and Salt Lake City.
Frontier Founders Talk Value Creation With GrowthCap
Richard Maclean and Andrew Lindner, Co-founders of Frontier Capital, discuss the firm’s founding and core strategy of growth investing over the past two decades as well as their recipe for success in partnering with their portfolio companies.
Mark Millard—Welcome to Frontier!
Please help us welcome our newest associate, Mark Millard, to Frontier Capital!
Fun Times at the Frontier Family Cookout
Frontier Capital wouldn’t be Frontier Capital without its people. Whenever possible, we get together as a team to help build and strengthen bonds.
Frontier Welcomes New VP Dave Pandullo
Dave Pandullo is a new vice president with Frontier Capital and is focusing on investments in healthcare technology. We believe his background in investing, business and entrepreneurship are a great asset to the firm and our portfolio companies. We hope you will join us in welcoming him.
Team Work Helps Frontier Build a Home Through Habitat for Humanity
Working together to accomplish a goal not only makes the project easier, but it also strengthens the bond of a group like nothing else. This was evident when ten of Frontier’s finest, along with a group from Bank of America, partnered with Habitat for Humanity on May 29th to help build a new home for a deserving Charlotte family.
Frontier Capital Walks to Help Fight ALS
With the father of Frontier Capital managing partner Andrew Lindner recently diagnosed with ALS (or “Lou Gehrig’s Disease), choosing to participate in Charlotte’s Walk to Defeat ALS was an easy decision for Andrew and five other members of the FrontierFit team!
Growth Equity Growing Into Golden Age
A recent opinion published in the Wall Street Journal claimed the glory days of private equity are over, but at Frontier Capital we believe that the growth equity strategy within private equity remains an attractive segment of the industry and is moving into a bright future.
Preparing for a Move Uptown…
After seven years at the Metropolitan development in Charlotte, N.C., Frontier Capital is ready for a change. But we aren’t going far. As the Charlotte Business Journal reported on April 16, we’ll be relocating in September to 525 North Tyron building in uptown Charlotte.
Frontier’s Richard Maclean Discusses Growth Equity Strategies at the 9th Annual Southeast Venture Conference
High-growth companies poised to reach the next level of success – but not sure how to get there - are ideal candidates for growth equity, Frontier Capital managing partner Richard Maclean told attendees at the 9th Annual Southeast Venture Conference (SEVC) in Charlotte on April 1.
Fostering Relationships with a Winter Birthday Celebration
Forming and cultivating quality relationships is extremely important to us here at Frontier. Whether with our current – or potential – portfolio companies - or our colleagues, we devote time getting to know each other both in the office and out. Our latest outing as a firm celebrated several employees with winter birthdays, and we took the opportunity to support a couple local businesses with a microbrewery tour.