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Christmas came early at Vestwell as it accepts $125 million of unsought capital; Lightspeed persisted for months, with an IPO already penciled-in as early as 2025

Lightspeed came out of nowhere, wanted in and Vestwell CEO Aaron Schumm liked the people and the money.

Author Oisin Breen December 22, 2023 at 12:59 AM
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Aaron Schumm: We got to the point of saying okay this makes sense, let's make it happen.
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