Investing

Jason Tagler is a General Partner and Managing Member of Camden Partners and joined the firm in 2005. Camden Partners spun out of T. Rowe Price in 1995 and since then has invested in 80+ companies with a focus on recurring revenue businesses in the lower-middle market.  Camden Partners is actively investing out of its 6th growth equity fund with the same strategy.

Mr. Tagler leads growth-equity-stage investments in software, tech services, and business services companies. He has invested in over 25 businesses and represents Camden on the boards of its portfolio companies.

Mr. Tagler leads Camden investments with the following profile:

  • Companies – with at least $8 million of recurring revenue and EBITDA positive.
  • Sectors – software, technology enabled services, and business services.
  • Teams – experienced CEOs with growth a plan.
  • Minimum initial investment – $5.0 million with a board seat.
  • Maximum initial investment – creative and flexible $5-$25 million growth-equity rounds, with the ability to lead larger rounds in certain cases. 
  • Also lead buyout rounds and structured investments in micro-cap public companies.

 

To submit a potential investment for consideration:

Navigate to the Contact Jason page and paste an investment summary in the message box. If it is a good fit for Mr. Tagler’s investment goals/style and the criteria above, you will receive a response with next steps within 5 business days. 

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Select Investments

Techtonic

An on-shore software development and apprenticeship training program for leading enterprise companies.

Led the Series B growth round

News Article

RedPoint Global

Enterprise software and big-data analytics platform for the CMO suite.

Led $13.5 million Series D growth round with $10 million commitment from Camden.

Catalyte

Upskilling company disrupting the way we train and deploy software developers.

Led convertible note round with $5 million investment.

Outmatch

Talent analytics in the cloud and leader in pre-hiring assessments.

Led $8 million investment and recap.

RocketDocs

Sales enablement software in the cloud; led buyout and moved company to MD.

Viventium

Buyout of HCM and payroll software in the cloud focused on middle market.

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Prolexic Technologies

Cyber-security in the cloud and leader in DDoS mitigation.

Led series B round; sold to Akamai for $400+ million in 2014

Wall Street Journal Article

TechCrunch article

Steelwedge Software

Supply chain planning software in the cloud and leader in S&OP/demand prediction.

Led $22.5 million series C round; sold to E2Open in 2017

WSJ Article

Ranir

LBO of private-label manufacturer of oral care products.

Sold for $750 million to Perrigo in 2019

MarketWatch Article

RealPage

SaaS platform for property management.

Led multiple growth equity investments; exited after the IPO.

Paragon BioServices

CDMO with specialization in gene therapy

Invested in the multiple growth equity rounds; sold to Catalent for $1.2 billion.

American Public Education

Innovative and affordable online education.

Led multiple growth equity rounds; exited in the public markets after the IPO.