Morgan joined TA in 2002 and has more than 11 years of private equity experience. He helped start TA’s Europe office and now co-leads TA’s European technology effort. Morgan has led investments in software, financial technology, online/e-commerce, and semiconductors. He is deeply involved in driving both organic growth as well as complimentary acquisitions for all of his portfolio companies. Morgan has successfully exited numerous investments through strategic sales and public offerings.J. Morgan's role is investments in technology companies in Europe. Prior to joining TA Associates, he worked at Viking Global Investors, Morgan Stanley - Global Technology Group and Raymond James - Telecommunications Group. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Bigpoint, CMOSIS and Flashtalking and formerly on the board of AVG Technologies, eCircle and M&M Direct. He is an active investor in ION Trading and SmartStream Technologies. He holds a BA in Economics from Yale University and an MBA from Stanford University.
Role: Investor - Venture Capital (VC)
Product/Technology: ICT; E-Commerce; Cloud & Big data; Software; Financial Tech
Market: E-commerce; Financial Services Software
Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the oldest and largest growth private equity firms in the world. We invest in growing private companies in exciting industries, with the goal of helping management teams build their businesses into great companies. This mission has been at the heart of TA's approach to investing, and our more than 440 current and former portfolio companies illustrate our commitment to provide steady support through the cycles of the global economy. With $18 billion raised since inception and over four decades of experience, we offer our portfolio companies strategic guidance, global insight, M&A support, recruiting assistance, and a significant network of contacts, in addition to sound financial backing.With more than 80 investment professionals in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong, we possess the knowledge and the ability to act decisively across a broad range of industries. While we have deep expertise in technology, financial services, business services, healthcare and consumer industries, we will consider investments in other areas.
Organisation Type: Investor - Venture Capital (VC)