Background

We help entrepreneurs build storied SaaS companies

We’ve been where you want to go.

Take advantage of our experiences growing multiple companies to help you get there faster.

$1B +

Sales

2

IPO’s

9

Exits

1,000+

Employees hired

Background
What we look for

We invest in disruptive SaaS companies.

Every technological shift creates a new set of opportunities.

We are interested in companies taking advantage of the shift to cloud, mobile, and machine learning in the enterprise.

These new solutions are delivering proactive and personalized user experiences. In addition…

  • Your experienced team is tenacious, visionary, and insightful in your market.
  • You sell your software to businesses.
  • You have developed a compelling solution for a large or fast-growing market.
  • You solve a key problem for your customers, turning them into advocates.
  • You can benefit from our local presence in Atlanta and Toronto
  • Your growth rate is accelerating.
Why us

Our structure allows us to offer the right deal at the right time.

Capital

Investment from entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. We work well alongside investors.

Experience

Take advantage of our insights to go faster, and avoid pitfalls.

Relationships

When you partner with Leaders Fund, our network is your network.

Flexibility

Our evergreen structure allows us to do what makes sense on a deal by deal basis.

Horsepower

You get an engaged partner, willing to get into the weeds.

Patience

Let your business run its natural course. We don’t force outcomes.

It takes more than capital to turn a great idea into a successful company…

Read more

Relationships that can help you succeed.


Take advantage of the relationships we have developed with customers and partners.

Retail

  • Walmart
  • Target
  • Best Buy
  • Lowe’s
  • Home Depot

Technology

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Spotify
  • Gilt Groupe
  • Mozilla

Telco

  • Verizon
  • Vodafone
  • Rogers
  • Sprint
  • Shaw

Finance

  • Citi
  • US Bank
  • B of A
  • Wells Fargo
  • Suntrust

Pharma

  • Astra Zeneca
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Teva
  • Aspreva
  • Xenon

Channel Partners

  • Deloitte
  • IBM
  • Accenture
  • Bain
  • Appirio

Team

steve
Stephen DeBacco
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
David_500
David Stein
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Gideon_500
Gideon Hayden
Co-Founder & Partner
Howard_500
Howard Gwin
Venture Partner
Ron_500
Ron Binns
Finance
Dara_5002
Dara Newton
Community

Our experience includes founding or scaling these companies:

logo_apt
Acquired by Mastercard
logo_apt
Acquired by Salesforce

logo_workbrain

IPO, acquired by Infor
peoplesoft
Acquired by Oracle

solect

Acquired by Amdocs
logo_apt IPO, Acquired by SAP
200px-Franco-Nevada_logo.svg_ copy
Acquired by Newmont
logo_apt
Acquired by Torstar
logo_apt
Acquired by Brooks Automation
Background
Contact

The best way to reach us is through your network. Otherwise find us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

 Atlanta Office:

3365 Piedmont Road NE Suite 1400 (2nd Floor) Atlanta, GA 30305

Toronto Office:

20 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON, M4R 1K8, Canada