21 September 2012 - Starfish Ventures was awarded the “Best Early Stage” Award at the AVCAL Annual Conference Portfolio Company Awards on Thursday for the sale of Quickcomm, a telecommunications expense management company.
Founded in 1997, Quickcomm was acquired by Vodafone. Vodafone had been a customer of Quickcomm and its technology address the growing billing requirements of its enterprise customers. Starfish Ventures invested in Quickcomm in 2006 and worked closely with the company as it expanded into the US and Europe.
John Dyson, Investment Principal of Starfish Ventures, who lead the investment on behalf of Starfish commented: “We’re delighted that the work for Quickcomm’s acquisition has been recognised by AVCAL and our peers. We have a strong history of positioning companies for successful exits and together with the Quickcomm team, especially Mark Evans, Steven Coleman, and John Bruce, we were able to achieve a great outcome for the company.”
(Above, John Dyson, Investment Principal for Starfish Ventures)