Skype Technologies (acq. by eBay)
Millennial Media
Kroll Bond Ratings
BladeLogic (acq. by BMC)
Cornerstone OnDemand
Playdom, Inc. (acq. By Disney)
Sirtris Pharmaceuticals
Hunch (acq. by eBay)
Vertica Systems (acq. by Hewlett Packard)
Dick’s Sporting Goods
P.A. Semi (acq. by Apple)
Endeca (acq. by Oracle)
Gartner Group
OMGPOP (acq. by Zynga)
Stromedix (acq. by Biogen)
Celtel International (acq. by MTC Kuwait)
Twilio, Inc.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
Yodle (fka NatPal)
Blue Nile
Lifelock (acq. by Amazon)


Interview With Twitch CEO Emmett Shear

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Twitch CEO Emmett Shear Talks About The Company And Its Success

Shopify - Talking With Tobias Lütke and Harvey Finkelstein

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CEO Tobias Lütke and Chief Platform Officer Harvey Finkelstein tell the story of what drove them to create Shopify and why it is so successful

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

SendGrid - CEO Jim Franklin

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CEO Jim Franklin talks about the role of the company in the developer world, plans for the future and how success stems directly from the SendGrid family
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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

Mindbody: Rick Stollmeyer

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

By The Numbers

  • 103

    years old

  • 111


  • $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%


  • 14%


  • 8%


  • 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