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

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.

Communications company, now a subsidiary of Microsoft.

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.

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

A cloud content management company. It was founded in 2005 and has headquarters located in Redwood City, California.

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.

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

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

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.

Auth0 is an authentication and authorization service for application developers.

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

A company that has developed an automated data-driven pricing solution for Airbnb and vacation rental options.

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

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

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

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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

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

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Melia Russell
November 24, 2020
Business Insider
All year, Business Insider published lists of rising startups, which featured over 350 companies. We went back and chose our top 100 from that crop.
Omar Faridi
November 20, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
E-commerce fraud prevention solution provider Forter secures $125 million via Series E round at $1.3 billion valuation.
Yoonji Han
November 11, 2020
Business Insider
As the legal industry is becoming more digitized, investors are taking note. Business Insider compiled a list of the top VCs in legal tech.
Alex Wilhelm
November 11, 2020
TechCrunch
The Extra Crunch Live series rolls along with a big new installment next week as Jordan Crook and Alex Wilhelm will welcome Bessemer Venture Partners' Byron Deeter to the conversation. Deeter is an obvious addition to the collection of investors, founders and tech luminaries that TechCrunch has interviewed so far in the Live series -- [...]
Stefan Palios
November 2, 2020
BetaKit
Working with Sage Intacct, Bessemer Venture Partners has published a guide on how SaaS finance leaders can drive their companies from early to growth stage.
AlleyWatch
September 20, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
AlleyWatch
August 8, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Jonathan Shieber
August 6, 2020
TechCrunch
Ginger, a provider of on demand mental healthcare services, has raised $50 million in a new round of funding. The new capital comes as interest and investment in mental health and wellness has emerged as the next big area of interest for investors in new technology and healthcare services companies. Mental health startups saw record [...]
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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