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Chris Winship

Payments & Transaction Processing - Enterprise Technology & Services - Financial Services

San Francisco Joined 1999

Chris leads investments in payments & transaction processing, financial services and enterprise technology & services. Chris has over 20 years of growth equity investing experience.  Prior to joining FTV Capital, Chris was an analyst with Salomon Smith Barney’s media and telecommunications group. Prior to Salomon Smith Barney, Chris worked at Putnam Investments in Putnam’s sales and marketing divisions. Chris received a BA from Dartmouth College.

Recent News

September 9, 2020
6 Degrees Health Secures Significant Growth Equity Investment from FTV Capital

HILLSBORO, Ore., Sept. 9, 2020 – 6 Degrees Health, a provider of technology-enabled healthcare cost containment solutions for self-insured employers, today announced it has secured a significant investment from FTV...

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May 29, 2019
OpenSesame Raises $28 Million in Growth Equity Led by FTV Capital

Portland, Oregon — OpenSesame, the elearning innovator providing the world’s most comprehensive online catalog of curated employee training courses, today announced it raised a $28 million growth equity round led...

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September 13, 2018
Nonprofit Organization Software Leaders Combine to Form Neon One

SAN FRANCISCO, LOS ANGELES, CHICAGO & NEW YORK–NeonCRM and Rallybound recently joined forces to establish Neon One, a new business enterprise dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations achieve their philanthropic goals by providing a...

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May 22, 2018
Digital Rewards Company Tango Card Raises $35 Million in Growth Equity from FTV Capital

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tango Card, the innovative provider of digital rewards and incentives to enterprise customers, today announced that it has raised $35 million in growth equity from FTV Capital. Tango Card will...

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March 30, 2018
Advent International Acquires and Merges Clearent and FieldEdge to Create an Integrated Payments Leader

BOSTON, MA, March 30, 2018 – Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of a majority...

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January 31, 2018
Fintech EBANX Raises $30 Million from FTV Capital

CURITIBA, Brazil & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EBANX, a company headquartered in Brazil that offers Latin American local payment methods to international merchants, enabling them to sell their products and services to...

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October 17, 2017
FTV Capital Portfolio Company WePay to be Acquired by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) announced today its plan to acquire WePay to make it easy for business app makers and independent software vendors (ISVs) to seamlessly...

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August 30, 2017
FTV Capital Portfolio Company CashStar Acquired by Blackhawk Network

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Blackhawk Network, Inc., a global financial technology company (“Blackhawk”), announced today that it has acquired CashStar, Inc., a leading provider of gift card commerce solutions at...

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March 7, 2016
CardConnect® and FinTech Acquisition Corp. Announce Merger Agreement Combining Businesses

King of Prussia and Philadelphia, Pa, March 7, 2016  — FTS Holding Corporation, the parent company of CardConnect®, LLC, a payment processing and technology solutions provider, and FinTech Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:...

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February 17, 2016
FTV Capital Leads $76 Million Investment in B2B Payments Company StoneEagle Services

StoneEagle Services (VPay®), a leading turnkey B2B payments platform, today announced a $76 million investment led by FTV Capital, a growth equity investment firm with a strong track record in...

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May 20, 2015
WePay Raises $40 Million to Build on Triple-Digit Growth

PALO ALTO, CA — WePay, the leading provider of payments as a service for online platforms and marketplaces, today announced $40 million in Series D financing. This latest round will...

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May 1, 2015
Clearent Raises $25 Million from FTV Capital

Clayton, MO – May 1, 2015 — – Clearent, one of the nation’s fastest growing payment processing companies, announced it has raised $25 million from FTV Capital. As part of...

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