Ciena
Shopify
Staples
Cornerstone OnDemand
Playdom, Inc. (acq. By Disney)
Criteo
Zoosk
LinkedIn
Kroll Bond Ratings
Millennial Media
BladeLogic (acq. by BMC)
Snapdeal.com
Skype Technologies (acq. by eBay)
Wix
Stromedix (acq. by Biogen)
VeriSign
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Gartner Group
Hunch (acq. by eBay)
OMGPOP (acq. by Zynga)
Endeca (acq. by Oracle)
Yelp
Vertica Systems (acq. by Hewlett Packard)
Soluto
Sirtris Pharmaceuticals
P.A. Semi (acq. by Apple)
Verastem
Hadapt
BroadSoft
Lifelock
Twilio, Inc.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
SendGrid
Celtel International (acq. by MTC Kuwait)
Teamviewer
Blue Nile
Reputation.com
Yodle (fka NatPal)
Pinterest
Box
Diapers.com (acq. by Amazon)
Matrimony.com

headlines

July 24, 2014
BVP's Ethan Kurzweil Talks To Fox Business News About Israeli Tech
Source: FoxBusiness News
July 23, 2014
Hadapt Acquired by Teradata
Source: BostonInno
July 16, 2014
How do you pitch a VC in the bathroom?
Source: SV Business Journal
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spotlight

Wix: Avishai Abrahami & Gig Kaplan

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Wix co-CEOs talk about what makes Wix the most user-friendly website creation platform on the internet

Mindbody: Rick Stollmeyer

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CEO Rick Stollmeyer discusses the challenge of selling Saas software to the beauty, health and wellness industry

Skybox - Tom Ingersoll and Dan Berkenstock

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What's it like working with actual rocket scientists? Tom and Dan talk about the Skybox culture and what's next for the company
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Verastem Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell

On May 22nd Verastem hosted a remote opening of the NASDAQ Stock Market in its laboratory in Cambridge, MA. This marked the first time that a NASDAQ opening took place from inside the laboratory of a biopharmaceutical company

Christoph Westphal, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of Verastem, rang the Opening Bell. Dr. Westphal was joined by Robert Weinberg, Ph.D., a pioneer in cancer research...

Skybox - Tom Ingersoll and Dan Berkenstock

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Tom and Dan talk about how Skybox is fundamentally changing the satellite space by using new technologies and capital sources
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Lifelock Rings Bell At NYSE

 

BVP portfolio company, LifeLock, visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the company’s initial public offering on October 3, 2012. LifeLock began trading today on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “LOCK”. In honor of the occasion Chairman of the Board and CEO Todd Davis, joined by members of the company’s executive management team and BVP's own David Cowan, rang today’s NYSE Opening Bell....

Life at Shopify

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What's it like to work at Shopify? Meet some of the team and hear why they love coming to work at Shopify each day

Yelp: Jeremy Stoppelman

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CEO Jeremy Stoppelman talks about what sets Yelp apart and his experience working with Bessemer

By The Numbers

  • 103

    years old

  • 110

    IPOs

  • $1.6B

    current fund

  • 45

    investment professionals

  • $7,500

    smallest investment

  • $66M

    largest investment

  • 2.6

    investing rounds per company

  • 26%

    of the time we lose our entire investment

  • 251

    collective years of investing experience

  • 40

    years held longest investment

  • 4

    most times we backed one entrepreneur

  • 35

    first time CEOs in portfolio

  • 7

    Offices worldwide

  • 12

    Countries home to BVP portfolio companies

  • 36%

    of current capital invested outside the US

  • 1.2M

    miles flown this year

  • 20,675

    yearly phone minutes per team member

  • 78%

    iphone

  • 14%

    Android

  • 8%

    Blackberry

  • 4,380

    startups introduced to BVP annually

  • 11,250

    meals per year with entrepreneurs

  • 7

    times we passed on FedEx

  • 1

    time we invested in a simulcast bullfight

  • 32,597

    annual emails sent per team member

  • 18.3

    terabytes of total data storage

  • 365

    gigabytes of storage per investor

  • 8.3%

    annual data growth