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

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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

Interview With Twitch CEO Emmett Shear

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Twitch CEO Emmett Shear Talks About The Company And Its Success

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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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....

Mindbody: Rick Stollmeyer

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

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

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

By The Numbers

  • 103

    years old

  • 111

    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