Providence Strategic Growth is a venture capital and private equity firm focused on investing in lower-middle market technology companies operating in North America that is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 2016 by Providence Equity Partners.
Notable investments made by Providence Strategic Growth include: Abacus Next, Indus Towers, Autotrader, Chime, CloserStill, Conversica, Ever Commerce, Fluent Stream Technologies, Formstack, IkaSystems, Inhabit, Impact, Influence Media Partners, Log DNA, OpusCapital, Therapybrands, Threat Connect, Vertical Knowledge, Western Wireless, YourCause, and ZeniMax Media.
On September 11, 2019 Providence Strategic Growth announced raising $2 billion for their fourth venture capital fund. The fund closed with a hard cap and was oversubscribed with commitments from new and existing investors. Mark Hastings, the CEO of Providence Strategic Growth, made the following statement regarding the firms fourth fund:
The closing of PSG Fund IV is a significant milestone and a recognition of the tremendous growth PSG experienced in the last year. The continued success of our platform is a testament to our exceptional team’s deep industry expertise, broad resources and disciplined approach to helping founders and entrepreneurs expand their businesses and equity value.