Bessemer Venture Partners

Bessemer Venture Partners

A venture capital firm that invests in consumer, enterprise and healthcare companies. It was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Bessemer Venture Partners is a San Francisco-based venture capital company with investments in companies ranging from seed-stage to growth. The company has over $4 billion invested in the companies in its portfolio. It has other offices in places such as New York City, Boston, Israel, and India.

Product

As of 2019, the company has raised ten venture capital funds, four of which were over $1 billion. It is known for backing seed-stage, Series A, and Series B companies. Bessemer Venture Partners state that they intentionally invest early in a company so that they can see it through its growth stage.

Notable investments that the company have made include Pinterest, LinkedIn, Blue Apron, Shopify, and Fiverr.

Community Involvement

The company has created a fellowship program for college students. The Bessemer Fellowship Program places qualified college students with growing technology companies in the Bay Area. The students work at said company for eight to 12 weeks where they can learn skills and the operations that take place in start-up companies.

Timeline

1911

Bessemer Venture Partners was founded.

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Website
Industry
Location

Symantec is a Mountain View, California-based cybersecurity company providing security, storage, and systems management solutions for consumers and enterprises.

A software company offering a suite of business intelligence and analytics products and services.

Communications company, now a subsidiary of Microsoft.

A cloud communications platform for building SMS, Voice & Messaging applications on an API built for global scale that was founded in 2008 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.

A company operating an online marketplace for products such as mobile devices, electronics, apparel and accessories.

Canva is a company operating as an online graphic design platform. It provides users with a drag-and-drop design tool and a library of stock photographs, graphic elements and fonts.

An American global semiconductor and telecommunications company.

K Health is an AI-powered health app that empowers consumers with health information based on the experiences of others.

Zapier is an American for-profit corporation and a web-based service that allows end users to integrate the web applications they use.

Pinterest is a photo sharing, publishing website, social media web and mobile application company.

Beyond Pricing is a a company that has developed an automated data-driven pricing solution for Airbnb and vacation rental options.

Fiverr is an online freelance marketplace for creative and professional services.

Zopa is a Peer-to-Peer lending platform, designed to connect peers willing to invest in individual borrowers.

A technology company offering a software-as-a-service risk and vulnerability intelligence platform for measuring rick and prioritizing remediation efforts.

A company developing platform that analyzes consumer credit card transactions to help companies understand consumer behavior, performance, and rank against their competitors.

A company developing rocket systems and space launch vehicles for delivering payloads into space.

Gainsight, Inc. is a privately held service as a software company founded in 2009 by Jim Eberlin and Sreedhar Peddineni. It is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

42floors is a company providing a platform for searching office space. It participated in the W12 cohort of Y Combinator.

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Associated investment funds

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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Ambar Bhattacharyya

Employee

Andrew Hedin

Employee

Andrew Walsh

Employee

Aneesha Raghunathan

Employee

Anna Khan

Employee

Ashley Elsner

Employee

Babak Nivi

Employee

Ben Donald

Employee

Ben Mathews

Employee

Brian Feinstein

Employee

Brian Truong

Employee

Byron Deeter

Employee

Chris Dixon

Employee

Chris Farmer

Employee

Christopher Perusse

Employee

David Cowan

Employee

David Wehrs

Employee

Ethan Kurzweil

Employee

Fred Shilmover

Employee

Gabrielle Preiser

Employee

Jason Putorti

Employee

Jeff Epstein

Employee

Jeremy Levine

Employee

Justin Label

Employee

Kent Bennett

Employee

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Bessemer Venture Partners has a brand new $1.85B fund

Kate Clark

Web

October 25, 2018

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

State of the Cloud 2019 from Bessemer Venture Partners

Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Frederic Lardinois
August 4, 2020
TechCrunch
Rigetti Computing, the quantum computing startup that is challenging industry heavyweights like IBM, Microsoft and D-Wave, today announced that it has closed a $79 million Series C funding round. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation from Franklin Templeton, Alumni Ventures Group, DCVC, EDBI, Morpheus Ventures, and Northgate Capital. Bessemer's Tomer Diari [...]
AlleyWatch
June 15, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Samreen Ahmad
June 4, 2020
@bsindia
Merged entity raises It will have over 90,000 doctors, 7,000 hospitals, 3,000 diagnostic centres and 2,500 pharmacies across the nation
Eric Eldon
May 2, 2020
TechCrunch
[Editor's note: Get this weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use every Saturday morning by email (7am PT). Just subscribe here.] How well is SaaS overcoming business impacts of the pandemic? First, there's no negative impact on the revenues of big cloud infrastructure providers visible so far, according to a new research [...]
March 5, 2020
The Economic Times
Accel, an early backer of Flipkart and Swiggy, estimates that 90% of those who stepped down from the fund ended up starting their own companies.
Lucas Matney
January 22, 2020
TechCrunch
Startup productivity tools have never been better, but that's led to employees being more passionate than ever about the tools that they want to use themselves. PMs don't want to use Jira, engineers don't want to mess with Trello and keeping everyone happy can mean replicating processes again and again. Montreal-based Unito is building software [...]
Freshworks
September 16, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Freshworks Inc., the customer engagement software company, announced that, for the third consecutive year,...
Sarah Perez
June 10, 2019
TechCrunch
There's some new consolidation in the mobile event technology space this morning, with news that the meetings, events and hospitality technology provider Cvent has acquired San Francisco-based mobile event app maker DoubleDutch. The deal includes both DoubleDutch's mobile event app technology as well as the team, the company said in announcing the deal on Monday. [...]
Kate Clark
April 17, 2019
TechCrunch
What it means to be an 'undercorn' and should we care?
DriveNets
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www.prnewswire.com:443
RA'ANANA, Israel, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- DriveNets, a networking software company, today emerged from stealth and announced a first round of financing...

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