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Bessemer Venture Partners

Bessemer Venture Partners

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

Overview

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 by Henry Phipps.

Invested in

Associated Investment Funds

Patents

Funding Rounds Participated In

Further Resources

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Bessemer Venture Partners has a brand new $1.85B fund

Kate Clark

Web

October 25, 2018

State of the Cloud 2019 from Bessemer Venture Partners

News

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FinSMEs
September 21, 2021
FinSMEs
About | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | News | The Daily Deal Newsletter FinSMEs.com by FinSMEs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Joanna Glasner
September 14, 2021
Crunchbase News
The IPO market for software startups was already hot, and this month it's poised to get even hotter.
Mike Butcher
September 13, 2021
TechCrunch
With supply chains under constant stress because of the pandemic, freight forwarding has become one of the hottest startup sectors in the last two years. Indeed, international freight forwarding is now a $199 billion market. And the evidence is mounting. In November last year, digital freight forwarder Forto raised another $50 million in a round led [...]
Christine Hall
August 6, 2021
TechCrunch
The firm's approach combines venture capital expertise with a diverse community of over 250 limited partners and go-to-market experts who work with portfolio companies to accelerate revenue growth.
Natasha Mascarenhas
June 30, 2021
TechCrunch
Board tensions at Hinge Health, a San Francisco-based digital health unicorn, have caused Bessemer Venture Partners to switch up its board director seat, replacing the original investor at the chair with a different one. Hinge Health co-founder and CEO Daniel Perez says BVP's original board seat went to the partner who led the his company's [...]
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