Software & Technology

Software and integrated payment solutions in healthcare, not-for-profit, and other related industries

Headquarters Nashville, TN
Date of initial investment August 2017
Additional Acquisitions 4

Founded in 2017, Sphere is a Waud Capital Partners private equity company. Powered by TrustCommerce technology, Sphere is a software and financial technology company providing integrated solutions that reduce friction and facilitate better and more secure commercial interactions with customers in specialized verticals markets, primarily healthcare, non-profit, transportation and education. Sphere’s integrated payments technology and security software enable its clients to process payments in a way that is: highly secure and compliant, integrated with their core business software, omnichannel, and processor-neutral. The company’s partner-centric focused payments solutions serve small, midsize and enterprise level businesses and software companies in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Sphere’s executive leadership is comprised of respected, industry veterans who have deep technology & payments expertise.

Andrew Rueff2
Andrew Rueff Sphere Executive Chairman & WCP Operating Partner

The Sphere platform offers clients end-to-end integrated payments and security software capabilities serving a diverse set of clients ranging from the largest and most complex enterprise customers to small local businesses. With TrustCommerce and Anovia on the Sphere platform, we have taken a meaningful step in fulfilling our vision to build an industry-leading payment technology provider capitalizing on the increasing demand for secure, compliant payments acceptance that is tightly integrated with business software.