Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 31, 2016
Sigma Prime Ventures, a leading early stage technology venture capital firm, announced today that Andrew Rollins has joined the firm as Venture Partner. Rollins has over 15 years of experience building highly scalable software and founding technology startups, most notably as the co-founder and Chief Software Architect of Localytics from 2008 to 2016. Localytics is a successful Boston-based startup with $60 million in venture financing.
Paul Flanagan, Co–Founder and Managing Director commented, “We are looking forward to adding Andrew’s technical expertise and operating experience to our team. Localytics is well regarded in the Boston tech community. His knowledge and network will be great for our companies and for Sigma as we invest in technology startups.”
Prior to founding Localytics, Andrew was a software engineer at Microsoft. He worked on enterprise storage technologies and was also a member of the team that created the exFAT file system.
“My passions have always been technology and entrepreneurship. My goal is to help fellow entrepreneurs create meaningful companies,” said Andrew Rollins. “At its core, Sigma Prime is a team of people with deep operating experience who are committed to helping entrepreneurs succeed.”
Andrew currently holds advisory and board positions at various early stage companies. He is an alumni and mentor for the Techstars accelerator program. Andrew earned a B.A. in Computer Science from Boston University. In 2011, he was recognized by Mass High Tech as one of the Top 15 Entrepreneurs Under 30.
Sigma Prime Ventures is a leading technology venture capital firm based on the East Coast. Their team comprises repeat entrepreneurs and operating executives, which allows the firm to more effectively partner with and guide early stage companies. The Sigma team has personally founded and operated over 20 companies with exits worth over $4.2B in aggregate. The partners have been investing in early stage technology companies since 1984 and have consistently outperformed the market. The firm looks to provide first institutional financing to great entrepreneurs that are building disruptive companies.