VSS Capital Partners Named To Inc.'s 2023 List Of Founder-Friendly Investors

NEW YORK – October 31, 2023 – VSS Capital Partners (“VSS”), a private investment firm that targets the healthcare, education, and business services industries, is proud to announce that it has been named to Inc.’s 2023 List of Founder Friendly Investors. The annual honor highlights the private equity and venture capital firms with the best track records of success backing founder owned businesses.

“We are honored to be recognized by Inc. Magazine for our firm’s focus on providing entrepreneurs and executives of founder-led, lower middle market businesses with the support needed to take their companies to the next stage of growth, commented Jeffrey Stevenson, Managing Partner. “It is a privilege to be recognized alongside the other exemplary firms on this year’s list.”

For three decades, VSS has backed exceptional management teams of U.S. lower middle market businesses leveraging operational, financial and industry expertise, and working side by side to maximize long-term value, strengthen boards and identify strategic acquisitions.

Introduced in 2019, the Founder-Friendly Investors list has become ago-to guide for entrepreneurs who want to grow their companies while retaining an ownership stake.

To see this year’s full list, visit Inc.’s site:

About Inc.
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About VSS Capital Partners
Headquartered in New York, VSS is a private investment firm that invests in healthcare, business services and education companies. Since 1987, VSS has partnered with lower middle-market companies, working closely with management teams, to facilitate their next stage of growth. VSS provides capital for growth financings, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, and buyouts with the flexibility to invest control or non-control capital, based on the needs and objectives of each company. VSS has managed $4 billion in committed capital across 8 funds and has completed 99 platform investments and over 400 add-on acquisitions. For more information, please visit:

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