Expedition Welcomes Will Sheldon as Partner
Expedition Growth Capital welcomes software growth equity investor Will Sheldon as Partner
London, 21 March 2023: Expedition Growth Capital (“Expedition”) is pleased to announce that Will Sheldon has joined the firm as a Partner. Mr. Sheldon brings over 10 years of growth equity and software investment experience across Europe and Israel, most recently as a Principal at Accel, and previously at Summit Partners. He has a thematic investment approach across several software categories including cyber security, supply chain and financial software.
Mr. Sheldon’s investment experience includes exits at Calypso Technology (acquired by Thoma Bravo), Darktrace (IPO on LSE), Databand (acquired by IBM) and Siteimprove (acquired by Nordic Capital), along with investments at Genesis Global, Immersive Labs, Insify, Melio and Syncron, among others. Earlier in his career, Will served as an equity research analyst at UBS focused on publicly listed European software companies.
“Will is a talented and experienced software investor, and we are delighted to have him join Expedition”, said Oliver Thomas, Founder and Managing Partner of Expedition Growth Capital. “His expertise and proven track record with growth-stage software companies will be a valuable asset to our team and the entrepreneurs with whom we partner.”
Expedition Growth Capital partners with capital efficient, durable software companies that have built leadership positions in rapidly growing segments of business software. Expedition typically invests €10m – €30m, providing growth capital and shareholder liquidity for minority ownership positions. The firm seeks to unlock the ambitions of European and Israeli founders through shareholder alignment, organisational development, internationalisation and product expansion, enabling both organic and M&A driven growth.
Will Sheldon expressed his excitement about joining Expedition Growth Capital: “I am thrilled to be joining the Expedition team and to be building a new generation of growth equity in Europe and Israel. Expedition’s focus on capital-efficient growth is wholly aligned with my investment philosophy, and I look forward to working with the team to identify and partner with exceptional software entrepreneurs as they navigate the challenges of compounding growth.”