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Bee Partners

Bee Partners

Bee Partners invests at the earliest stages of venture creation, providing capital and mentorship. Bee is based in San Francisco.

Company Overview

Bee Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in genesis, seed/startup, pre-seed stage, and very early stage startup investments. The firm does not invest in companies that help bars sell more alcohol or promote consumerism in children. It seeks to invest in companies across the US. 

History

Bee Partners was founded in 2009 by Michael Berolzheimer and is based in San Francisco, California.

Investments

Bee Partners has made 56 investments. One of them was on Feb 25, 2019, when they invested $5M in Sideqik. Bee Partners has had 5 exits including BuildingConnected and TubeMogul. The firm has raised a total of $37.2M across 2 funds, one of them being Bee Partners II. This fund was announced on Jun 27, 2016, and raised a total of $30M. Bee Partners has $8.7M in revenue annually.



The firm prefers to invest between $0.2 million and $0.4 million in the seed stage. It seeks to invest a smaller amount in the genesis stage. It takes a stake between six percent and eight percent.

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Funded Companies

16 Results
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Company
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Neighborly drives investment in world-positive infrastructure projects like broadband, solar microgrids, and libraries.

Indiegogo is a web-based crowdfunding platform founded by Danae Ringelmann, Salva Rubin, Eric Schell in 2008, that is headquartered San Francisco, California.

A startup company that builds AI-based collision avoidance system for drones.

zipongo is a San Francisco-based enterprise software company founded by Jason Langheier.

Enterprise software company for brand advertising

A company that participated in the W11 cohort of Y Combinator

BuildingConnected is a San Francisco-based company founded by Dustin DeVan.

sideqik is an Atlanta-based company founded by Jeremy Haile.

SnapTravel is a Toronto-based company.

Florence is an Atlanta-based healthcare company founded by Charles Armitage.

Columbia Green Technologies is a green building company.

Associated investment funds

4 Results
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Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Total sold (USD)
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Location
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Date signed
20,000,000
November 24, 2014

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Brett Wilson

Advisor



Caroline Newman

Employee



Dennis Phelps

Investor



Garrett Goldberg

Investor



Gina Songco

Employee



Matthew Kellie

Investor



Michael Berolzheimer

Founder



Nader Ghaffari

Advisor



Sahinaz Safari Sanjani

Employee



Tim Smith

Employee



Verdi Erel Ergün

Investor



Wes Selke

Advisor



Whitney Bouck

Advisor



Zach Thigpen

Employee



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