Forté seeks $75 mln for sophomore fund

Atlanta-based Forté Ventures, a multi-stage investor in IT, mobility, digital media, fintech and industrial technology, is seeking to raise $75 million for its second fund, according to a regulatory filing.

The firm, which has backed and Springbot, among others, raised $30 million for its inaugural fund in 2013, according to Thomson Reuters.

Managing Director Tom Hawkins launched Forté Ventures in 2012. Hawkins previously co-founded the venture capital division at Arcapita Bank and was an investment partner at Siemens Venture Capital.