PRIVATE EQUITY, ENDEAVOR
Alan Cline originally joined Vista Equity Partners in 2001 and has held multiple leadership roles within the company, including Co-Head of the Vista Foundation Fund for over 10 years. Today, Mr. Cline serves as Co-Head of the Vista Endeavor Fund, which focuses on investing in lower middle-market and high-growth companies and he sits on the fund’s Investment Committee. Prior to co-heading Endeavor, Mr. Cline spent over a decade serving as Co-Head of the Foundation Fund, the firm’s middle-market focused buyout fund. During this time frame, he has led or overseen nearly 100 technology transactions and has been actively involved on the board of over two dozen companies. He currently serves as a board advisor for each of the companies within the Endeavor Fund. Mr. Cline was actively involved in the firm’s investments in Accruent, AGDATA, Allocate, Aspect Communications, Autotask, BigMachines, Bullhorn, Khoros, Kibo, LogicMonitor, Lone Wolf, Main Street Hub, MircoEdge, Mitratech, Naviga, PeopleAdmin, Relias Learning, Social Solutions, SRC Software, Upserve and Zego.
Prior to rejoining Vista in 2008, Mr. Cline worked as a General Partner at Accretive, an innovative venture capital firm focused on high-growth technology-enabled service companies. Before joining Vista in 2001, Mr. Cline co-founded and served as the General Manager of Fandango, an internet-based movie ticketing business. Prior to Fandango, he worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Mergers & Acquisitions and High Technology groups.
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