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Andrew Bouldin Named Principal at FCA Venture Partners

Jade Beazley

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FCA Venture Partners, the venture capital manager of investment firm Clayton Associates, announced today that Andrew Bouldin has been promoted to Principal.

Andrew joined FCA in 2010 as an associate. His work is primarily focused on FCA’s most recent fund, FCA V, a $53M fund investing in the healthcare services and information technologies industries, targeting early to growth stage businesses led by strong management teams with capital efficient, scalable, and disruptive business models. Andrew leads the firm’s industry and market research, financial analysis, and due diligence. He also assists portfolio companies with various research and financial initiatives, such as budgeting, market analysis and technology assessment and will continue to play an active role in sourcing new investments and managing the current portfolio. Andrew was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for LogoGarden, Inc.


“Andrew has added tremendous value as a member of the FCA Venture Partners’ Investment Team. His financial, digital marketing, and management experience is extremely valuable in analyzing potential investments and assisting our portfolio companies as they grow. This promotion recognizes the quality of his work to date and our team’s confidence in his ability to take on more responsibility in the future,” said Matthew A. King, Managing Partner of FCA Venture Partners.


Prior to joining FCA, Andrew worked with startups developing online marketing initiatives at Sicard & Company, LLC, completing due diligence at The University of Tennessee Research Foundation, and in business development at the Silicon Valley office of Uloop.com, Inc. He also has experience as an entrepreneur through founding MCRT Ventures Inc., which created and operates the college travel website MyCollegeRoadTrip.com.


Andrew graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Finance from The University of Tennessee and completed his MBA from Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management in 2010 concentrating in Finance and Entrepreneurship. Andrew has participated in the local entrepreneurship community through his involvement with Vanderbilt’s Owen Entrepreneurship Center, Leadership Healthcare, and work as a mentor at The Nashville Entrepreneur Center.


About FCA Venture Partners
FCA Venture Partners, the venture capital manager of Clayton Associates, was founded in 1996 by R. Clayton McWhorter, founder of HealthTrust, Inc. and former chairman of Hospital Corporation of America (NYSE:HCA), to serve as a platform for investing in transformational healthcare and technology related strategies. FCA Venture Partners fifth fund, FCA V, is focused on healthcare services and information technology businesses in early to growth stages with disruptive, scalable business models, led by strong management teams with sector specific expertise. FCA and its affiliates have invested $175 million in over 85 companies to date, resulting in more than $7 billion in annualized revenue.