Frontier Blog

Insights & Expertise

Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders in Software Companies

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Rob Smalling

Rob Smalling

Growth Partner

May 03, 2019
Thought Leadership

Getting Fit for a Cause at the Charlotte Heptathlon

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Andrew Lindner

Andrew Lindner

Managing Partner

April 11, 2019
Frontier Fun

Boosting Female Representation on Private Equity Boards: A Discussion with Frontier Capital Growth Partner Mary Anne Mason

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Haley Cheek

Haley Cheek

Vice President of Investor Relations

April 04, 2019
Thought Leadership

AccessOne Patient Finance Survey: Analysis on How Healthcare Costs Impact Patient Behavior

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March 27, 2019
Thought Leadership

Frontier Colleagues Make Time to Rock ‘n’ Roll

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March 22, 2019
Frontier Fun

Making Spirits Bright at Charlotte Family Housing

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December 21, 2018
Frontier Fun

True Partnership, The Frontier Way

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Haley Cheek

Haley Cheek

Vice President of Investor Relations

October 16, 2018
Thought Leadership

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.

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Andrew Lindner

Andrew Lindner

Managing Partner

August 23, 2018
Thought Leadership

GovTech: Insights on an Expanding SaaS Sector

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Tim Bechtold

Tim Bechtold

Vice President

August 13, 2018
Thought Leadership

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. 

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June 08, 2018
Thought Leadership

"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.

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May 09, 2018
Thought Leadership

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, shared with me the vision of the Frontier Capital Foundation. 

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April 26, 2018
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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.

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Sam Teden

Sam Teden

Director of Business Development

April 18, 2018
Thought Leadership

Frontier Take-aways from the 2018 JPMorgan Healthcare Conference

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Scott Hoch

Scott Hoch

Partner

February 20, 2018
Thought Leadership

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.  

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Will Dubé

Will Dubé

Research Analyst

December 19, 2017
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Charlotte VisionWalk 2017

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Morgan Coriale

Morgan Coriale

Executive Assistant

October 23, 2017
Frontier Fun

Insights from the 15th Annual Health Care Leaders Conference

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Andrew Lindner

Andrew Lindner

Managing Partner

October 17, 2017
Thought Leadership

A Frontier Home Run

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October 11, 2017
Frontier Fun

A Total Eclipse

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Sam Teden

Sam Teden

Director of Business Development

August 28, 2017
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10 Do's and Don'ts to Finding the Right Growth Investment Partner

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Andrew Lindner

Andrew Lindner

Managing Partner

July 12, 2017
Thought Leadership

Foundation Fighting Blindness Chapter Meeting

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July 05, 2017
Frontier Fun

The Frontier Capital Foundation

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Jessica Warzybok, PHR

Jessica Warzybok, PHR

Director of Human Relations

May 11, 2017
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Welcome Baskets for Charlotte Family Housing

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Zoe Stamoulis

Zoe Stamoulis

Executive Assistant and Office Coordinator

April 20, 2017
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Walk to Defeat ALS 2017

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Jessica Warzybok, PHR

Jessica Warzybok, PHR

Director of Human Relations

April 06, 2017
Frontier Fun

A Reflection of the 2017 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

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Scott Hoch

Scott Hoch

Partner

January 24, 2017
Thought Leadership

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.

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Kim Lukacs

Kim Lukacs

Accountant

January 02, 2017
Frontier Fun

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.

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Richard Maclean

Richard Maclean

Managing Partner

November 07, 2016
Thought Leadership

Q&A: Investor Andrew Lindner of Frontier Capital talks Atlanta, investing, new fund

On June 21, Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Phil W. Hudson sat down with Andrew Lindner.

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.

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Andrew Lindner

Andrew Lindner

Managing Partner

June 30, 2016
Thought Leadership

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.

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Joel Lanik

Joel Lanik

Partner

May 11, 2016
Thought Leadership

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.

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Seth Harward

Seth Harward

Partner

May 05, 2016
Frontier Fun

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.

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Jessica Warzybok, PHR

Jessica Warzybok, PHR

Director of Human Relations

April 13, 2016
Frontier Fun

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.

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Richard Maclean

Richard Maclean

Managing Partner

March 03, 2016
Thought Leadership

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. 

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Andrew Lindner

Andrew Lindner

Managing Partner

October 30, 2015
Thought Leadership

Mark Millard—Welcome to Frontier!

Please help us welcome our newest associate, Mark Millard, to Frontier Capital!

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Richard Maclean

Richard Maclean

Managing Partner

August 25, 2015
Frontier Fun

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.

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August 10, 2015
Frontier Fun

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.

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July 06, 2015
Frontier Fun

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. 

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June 12, 2015
Frontier Fun

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! 

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May 21, 2015
Frontier Fun

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. 

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Richard Maclean

Richard Maclean

Managing Partner

May 04, 2015
Thought Leadership

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. 

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April 20, 2015
Frontier Fun

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. 

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Richard Maclean

Richard Maclean

Managing Partner

April 09, 2015
Frontier Fun

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. 

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March 26, 2015
Frontier Fun