Bret Bolin has joined Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), a Palo Alto, California-based provider of growth equity for premier technology companies as a venture partner in the London office.
Previously executive chairman and CEO of Misys, a provider of financial services software and solutions, which has more than 2,000 customers across 130 countries, including 47 of the world’s 50 largest banks, Bolin brings more than 20 years in global software and technology-enabled services at businesses ranging from $35 million to $1 billion in revenue.
At TCV, he will focus on key investments in enterprise software and technology-enabled solutions, leveraging his experience in the financial services, industrial, manufacturing and energy sectors.
Founded in 1995, Technology Crossover Ventures is a provider of capital to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry. With nearly $10 billion in capital raised, TCV has invested in more than 200 technology companies over the last 20 years.
Selected investments include Altiris, C|NET, ExactTarget, Expedia, Facebook, Fandango, FX Alliance, GoDaddy, Genesys Software, Groupon, HomeAway, Netflix, RealNetworks, Redback Networks, Rent the Runway, RiskMetrics Group, Sitecore, Splunk, Spotify, Thinkorswim, VICE Media, and Zillow.
The company also has offices in New York and London.