Strategic Investors Who Scale Technology & Software Companies

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Investments at the center of tech innovation

Virgo Capital enables established companies to accelerate growth through advances in finance, operations, technology, sales, marketing, mergers and acquisitions.

We seek out innovators with revenue of up to $100 million, with strong customer relationships, and domain expertise.

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Leadership driving next-gen builders

Founded in 2005, Virgo Capital is led by Hemanth Parasuram and Guhan Swaminathan, who focus on strategic growth in the tech sector.

Their leadership has successfully guided transformative projects and facilitated significant exits exceeding cumulative value of over $400 million.

Hemanth Parasuram

Managing Director

Hemanth co-founded Virgo Capital in 2005 and oversees the firm's operations, including portfolio management. He currently serves on the boards of Surge Ventures, Zello, Sayers, Kovair, Kite Cyber, and SirsiDynix. Before founding Virgo Capital, Hemanth was the Director of Corporate Development at TIBCO Software, where he led several strategic investments and three acquisitions. Earlier in his career, he worked in the High Technology Mergers and Acquisitions group at Goldman Sachs, advising clients across industries such as software, hardware, and online media. Hemanth earned a BS in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in software from Stanford University.

Guhan Swaminathan

Managing Director

Guhan co-founded Virgo Capital in 2005 and leads investment sourcing and evaluation. He serves on the boards of Surge Ventures, Zello, Sayers, Kovair, and Bound. Before establishing Virgo Capital, he was a Principal at WestBridge Capital Partners (now Sequoia Capital India), focusing on US-India investments and leading key investments in technology and outsourced services, including AppLabs, later acquired by CSC. Previously, Guhan worked in Goldman Sachs’ New York and Tokyo offices, handling transactions like private equity investments and asset securitizations. He holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Empowering growth through strategic investment

Target Market

Virgo Capital focuses on enterprise software and technology-enabled service companies, empowering them with strategic, operational, and financial support to capture their full potential.


Operational Excellence

Works closely with management to implement best practices across the organization in areas such as product development, sales and marketing, finance, partnerships, and acquisitions.


Market Reach

Invests in businesses operating across diverse markets, specifically targeting companies that meet unique vertical or functional needs for their end customers.


Investment Criteria

Seeks mission-critical software and technology-enabled service providers with strong product reputations, defensible market positions, and experienced teams.


Flexible Transactions

Tailors transaction structures to match diverse business strategies, accommodating both control and minority growth investments.


Support for Growth

Provides strategic support to enable portfolio companies to realize their full potential, driving significant value creation and fostering long-term success.

Success stories

Virgo Capital’s investment and commitment was crucial in launching Surge Ventures. Their strategic support has been instrumental in guiding our innovative trajectory in RegTech.

Sid Yenamandra, Founder & CEO


We strongly benefited from Virgo’s ownership and leadership. Their strategic insights and focus on developing a deep operational understanding of our business moved us to the next level as a company.

John Carradine, President & CEO


Virgo Capital shares our values and vision, and they possess the financial strength and the experience to help accelerate our growth.

Dale Hageman, CEO


Virgo’s guidance and insight at the board level, as well as their willingness to roll up their sleeves and provide support with our operations, has been extremely valuable as we continue to grow our business and expand our offerings.

Chris Callahan, CEO


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