Realize Your Vision of

Category Leadership

“The partnership with K1 has allowed us to grow 10X bigger than we were before.”
Steve Marsh | Founder, Smarsh
“K1’s expertise in growing successful enterprise software companies helped Litera get ahead of the curve and avoid the pitfalls of a typical high-growth company.”
Avaneesh Marwaha | CEO, Litera
"We met the K1 team when we were around 40 employees and their passion for building category leaders was apparent. We are humbled that we have since become the global leader in software security solutions for DevOps."
Emmanuel Benazquen | CEO, Checkmarx

Partnering with software teams To build global category leaders Providing unique resources and capabilities So that you can rise above the market Become a Category Leader

Portfolio Companies

Checkmarx
See all
Category leaders win bigger
image23
75%
of the market cap in a software category typically goes to the category leader.1 Second, third, fourth, fifth split the remaining 25%.
1 Harvard Business Review
image23
200+
Investments in B2B SaaS

Not first to market.

Category leaders are best to market.

"There was a deep conviction, true desire and persistent execution to build a category leader in our space. I don't think I could have found this with anyone other than K1."
Amy Kadomatsu | CEO, ComplySci

BEST TO MARKET

Category leaders are best to market in 3 key disciplines

Realizing Your Vision

PEOPLE

Supercharge your talent

  • Scale faster with high-impact recruiting
  • Tap into an exclusive network of executives through K1 Accelerate
  • Develop future leaders with the K1 Advanced Management Program
Learn more

PROCESS

Realize your vision faster

  • Expand market share with global business development
  • Multiply learning with K1 Summits
  • Accelerate product roadmaps with access to exclusive market intel
Discover K1 Operations

Systems

Automate to accelerate scale

  • Leverage validated technology selections and implementations
  • Integrate systems cross-functionally to drive efficiency
  • Create access to real-time finance, product, and GTM insights
Learn more
"K1 will push you to build the best business you can, and will walk right beside you on the entire journey."
Ganesh Shankar | Co-Founder & CEO, RFPIO
"Emburse started off as a niche player in our market. Since partnering with K1, we’ve transformed expense management and have become the largest independent player globally.”
Eric Friedrichsen | CEO, Emburse
"K1 is a real learning organization, and they push their companies to be that way as well. That's why you win. It's really about how fast you can learn."
Todd Piett | CEO, Rave Mobile Safety
Accelerate Your Path to the Top
Schedule a chat