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
Industry
Website
Location
Symantec

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.

Skype is a communications company, a subsidiary of Microsoft, and developer of video chat and voice calls over the internet founded in 2003 by Niklas Zennström, Janus Friis and Toivo Annus.

HashiCorp is a software company providing tools for developers and security professionals to provision, secure and run infrastructure for distributed application for organizations.

Kajeet is a McLean, Virginia-based wireless communications and telecommunications company delivering products and solutions for secured and controlled wireless connections.

VLocity was a San Francisco-based developer of cloud CRM apps founded in 2014 by James Ramsey, Mark Armenante, Craig Ramsey, David Schmaier, Jeff Amann and Young Sohn.

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

Distil Networks was an American cybersecurity company founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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

Spire Global Inc. is a space to cloud data analytics company utilizing satellites to provide maritime, aviation, and weather tracking.

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.

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

Decibel Therapeutics conducts inner ear research to deliver medicines for hearing and balance.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Bessemer Venture Partners X Institutional L.P.
August 10, 2018
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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

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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
Jonathan Shieber
April 15, 2021
TechCrunch
Pearpop, the marketplace for social collaborations between the teeming hordes of musicians, craftspeople, chefs, clowns, diarists, dancers, artists, actors, acrobats, aspiring celebrities and actual celebrities, has raised $16 million in funding that includes what seems like half of Hollywood, along with Alexis Ohanian's Seven Seven Six venture firm and Bessemer Venture Partners. The funding was [...]
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April 12, 2021
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March 10, 2021
Crunchbase News
The BVP Nasdaq Emerging Cloud Index hit a record $2.2 trillion in value on Feb. 5, 2021, according to Bessemer's State of the Cloud report 2021. Just a year earlier, pre-pandemic, the index was valued at $1 trillion.
Crunchbase News
February 26, 2021
Crunchbase News
Crunchbase News' top picks of the news to stay current in the VC and startup world.
Sophia Kunthara
February 23, 2021
Crunchbase News
Shipping platform Shippo has raised $45 million in a new round of funding, more than doubling the startup's valuation to $495 million.
Carefull
February 17, 2021
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/PRNewswire/ -- Today, financial technology startup Carefull launches a new platform to help family members and caregivers organize and protect daily financial...
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FierceHealthcare
Folx Health launched out of stealth mode in December as the first major queer and transgender venture-backed company to offer virtual care and prescriptions for hormone replacement therapy and sexual health. The startup has now raised $25 million in new financing as it looks to expand its services nationally.
FOLX Health
February 2, 2021
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/PRNewswire/ -- FOLX Health, the first digital healthcare service provider designed by and for the medical needs of the LGBTQIA+ community, today announces $25...
Heather Landi
February 1, 2021
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AI-powered cancer pathology startup Paige scores $100 million, TimelyMD snags $60 million to expand telehealth for colleges and universities, and more funding news in January.
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