Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV) is an early-stage venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. They work with companies in cloud technologies; virtual and software-defined networking; productivity-based applications; cybersecurity, mobility and the Internet of Things.
Benhamou Global Ventures was founded in 2004 by Eric A. Benhamou and is based in Palo Alto, California, with an additional office in Tel Aviv, Israel. Benhamou Global Ventures LLC is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed/startup, early venture, mid venture, and late venture.
Benhamou Global Ventures has made 55 investments. One investment was on Jan 8, 2019, when they invested $7.5M in Flytrex. BGV has had 12 exits, the most notable ones including IntelliVision, Cyberinc, and Finjan Holdings. The firm has raised a total of $192M across 3 funds, one of them being BGV Opportunity Fund. This fund was announced on Aug 7, 2018, and raised a total of $40M.
It primarily invests in the high technology companies which includes enterprise Information Technology, cloud infrastructure, business software, and SaaS, web-scale infrastructure, business analytics, emerging Internet of Things, networking and communications, enterprise mobility, and cybersecurity. It seeks to invest in globally with a focus on companies headquartered in the United States of America including Silicon Valley, Israel, and Europe. The firm invests through personal capital.
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