Current Companies

2U, Inc.

2U, Inc. delivers online college degree programs to students globally. The company went public in March 2014 (NASDAQ: TWOU).

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2011
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Adaptive Insights

SaaS Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software in budgeting and planning.

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2013
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Anaqua, Inc.

Anaqua sells software and services for Intellectual Property (IP) management and Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) primarily to large enterprises.

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2013
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Anunta

Anunta provides Managed Application Delivery as a service to virtualized environments.

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2013
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Apperian, Inc.

Apperian, Inc. is a platform to help enterprises build, deploy and manage internal mobile applications.

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2011
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August

August is a virtual home automation company.  Its lead product is the August Smart Lock that allows users to provide home access using virtual keys.

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2014
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Auth0

Identity management as a service for SaaS applications and enterprises

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2014
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Bastille

Bastille is a cyber security company that detects and mitigates threats affecting the Internet of Things (IoT).

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2015
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BillGuard

A personal-finance security service powered by collective consumer vigilance.

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2010
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Box

Box is a cloud-based enterprise content collaboration platform for people and businesses to share their documents from anywhere and from any device.  Box went public in January 2015 (NYSE: BOX).

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2011
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Bread

Bread is an alternative lending company that uses a pay-over-time button on retailer websites to allow consumers to pay in installments.

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2015
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BrightBytes

BrightBytes uses a cloud based analytics platform to improve the way millions of students learn.

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2014
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ClearCare

Cloud-based home care software provider.

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2014
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Clearslide

ClearSlide is a sales communications platform that helps sales professionals to be more strategic and effective in their presentations, emails, and in-person meetings.

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2012
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Clio

Clio offers cloud-based law practice management software.

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2014
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Cloudinary

Cloudinary is a cloud-based image and video management service for web and mobile developers.

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2015
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CloudLock

CloudLock provides information security applications for enterprises using cloud platforms.

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2014
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Criteo

The world leader in personalized retargeting technology for more than 1200 major online retailers worldwide, driving billions of dollars in post-click sales. The company went public in October 2013 (NASDAQ: CRTO).

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2010
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CTERA Networks

Storage service platform for enterprises and cloud providers.

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2014
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Dashlane

A consumer password management application and secure digital wallet.

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2014
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Distil Networks

Distil Networks provides online fraud detection and mitigation software that protects websites from malicious bots.

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2015
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DocuSign, Inc.

DocuSign makes it easy and fast to get documents signed with the world's largest electronic signature platform.

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2011
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DocuTAP

DocuTAP provides electronic medical record, practice management software and revenue cycle services for urgent care centers.

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2013
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DoubleDutch

DoubleDutch is the leading provider of mobile event applications, with a unique focus on capturing and surfacing data from live events.

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2013
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Gainsight

Helps businesses reduce churn and drive upsells by focusing on Customer Success Management (CSM).

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2014
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Hightower

A vertical Saas application for the commercial real estate industry.

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2013
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Infinio Systems

Infinio Systems is developing storage caching software to increase performance in virtual environments.

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2012
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InsightSquared

Data intelligence for small and medium businesses.

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2011
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Instructure

Instructure is an educational technology company that has developed Canvas, a Learning Management System (LMS) for higher education and K-12 schools.  The company went public in November 2015 (NYSE: INST).

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2013
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Intacct Corp.

Intacct provides best-in-class accounting, business, and financial management applications delivered in the cloud. 

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2008
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Intego

Makes software products that protect Macintosh computers used by more than a million people in 60 countries from the dangers of the Internet.

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2007
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Intercom

Integrated customer communications platform.

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2014
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LogicNow (GFI)

GFI Software is a diversified SMB software company offering a number of solutions including remote connection, support, and security products.  In 2010 GFI merged with BVP portfolio company Teamviewer which was acquired by Permira in 2014.  GFI Software then restructured into LogicNow and GFI.

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2010
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Main Street Hub

CRM for local businesses.

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2014
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Mindbody

Mindbody delivers business management software as a service to the wellness industry, including fitness, yoga, Pilates, salons, spas and martial arts businesses.  In June 2015, Mindbody went public (NASDAQ: MB).

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2010
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NewVoiceMedia Limited

NewVoiceMedia Ltd. is a global provider of cloud contact centre solutions.

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2013
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Nitrous.io

Cloud development platform that makes it easier to set up and manage your own development environments.

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2012
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npm

npm is the package management platform for modular development in node.js.

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2015
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OneCloud Labs, Inc.

OneCloud provides a Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) by leveraging the public cloud.

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2013
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Onestop Internet

A full-service, e-commerce technology and distribution partner. It designs, builds, and manages e-commerce Web sites on a completely outsourced basis.

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2008
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PagerDuty

IT operations performance software

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2014
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Parallels (fka SWsoft)

Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, operating system, and virtualization platforms.

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2005
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Pipedrive

Pipedrive is a cloud-based sales automation and CRM software provider.

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2015
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Procore

Cloud project management software for the construction industry.

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2014
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Ravello Systems

Service enabling VMware workloads to run in the public cloud

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2012
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Retail Solutions Inc.(fka T3Ci)

Retail Solutions turns downstream data like point-of-sale, supply chain, merchandiser feedback and customer loyalty into actionable visibility into the store and onto the shelf.

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2005
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ScyllaDB

ScyllaDB is a high performance NoSQL database that is fully compatible with Apache Cassandra.

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2013
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SelectMinds

 Helps clients build relationships among their employees, alumni, and other key constituents.

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2007
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SendGrid

SendGrid provides a cloud-based email infrastructure that relieves businesses of the cost and complexity of maintaining custom email systems.

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2012
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ServiceTitan

ServiceTitan provides a mobile, cloud-based management platform for home services businesses.

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2015
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Shopify

Shopify provides e-commerce software to SMBs.  The company went public in May 2015 (NYSE: SHOP; TSX: SH)

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2010
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Simply Measured

SImply Measured has developed SaaS analytics and reporting tools for social media and other marketing categories.

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2012
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Smashfly

Smashfly provides recruitment marketing automation software to employers.

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2015
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Social Tables

A SaaS suite for hospitality and event planning.

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2014
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Speakeasy

Speakeasy is a provider of mobile-first conference calling software.

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2014
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Stratoscale

Rack scale computing

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2013
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Thinking Phone Networks

ThinkingPhones offers intelligent communications in the cloud.

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2012
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Toast

Toast offers a modular all-in-one restaurant management platform.

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2015
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Twilio, Inc.

Twilio is a Communications Platform-as-a-Service providing Infrastructure APIs for developers and businesses to build scalable, Voice, VoIP and SMS apps in the cloud.

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2009
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Verato

Verato helps enterprises maintain clean identity data and more accurately link customer records within and across enterprises. Verato’s SaaS platform offers faster time-to-value, at a fraction of the costs of traditional matching approaches.

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2015
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Vidyard

Vidyard is a video marketing and analytics platform.

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2014
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Wandera

Wandera pioneered the Secure Mobile Gateway to help organizations protect their data from mobile threats and gain better visibility and control over their mobile data usage.

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2013
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Wix

Wix.com is a cloud-based development platforms that makes it easy to develop a web or mobile presence.  In 2007, Bessemer became the first institutional investor and continued to support Wix through its IPO in 2013 (NASDAQ: WIX).

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2007
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Zapier

Zapier is a service that syncs data between web applications.

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2012
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Zirx

Zirx provides on-demand valet parking services.

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2015
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Past Companies

Adap.tv (acq. AOL)

Adap.tv is an online video advertising exchange operator and serves as a platform for video ads and networks. In 2013, Adap.tv was acquired by AOL (NYSE: AOL).

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2011
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2013
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Bizo

Bizo offers marketers precise online ad targeting based of more than 100 million business professionals around the world, including more than 80 percent of the US business population.  In August 2014, Bizo was acquired by LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD).

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2009
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2014
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BroadSoft

Broadsoft is the leading provider of service-delivery and creation systems for next-generation communication networks. In June 2010, it went public (NASDAQ: BSFT).

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1999
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2010
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Convertro, Inc.

Convertro provides advanced tracking and revenue attribution of online marketing expenditures using a Software as a Service model.  In May 2014, the company was acquired by AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL).

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2009
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2014
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Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand provides a comprehensive suite of talent-management solutions for learning, performance, compensation, succession and compliance management. It went public in March 2011 (NASDAQ: CSOD).

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2007
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2011
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Cyota (acq. by RSA)

Leading player in the anti-fraud space, specializing in financial institutions. Specializes in fraud related to the Internet, such as online banking fraud, e-commerce fraud and phishing.

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2004
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2005
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Dropcam (acq. by Google)

Dropcam developed an easy-to-use WiFi camera that allows users to access a live feed or recent history anywhere on the web or their mobile device. The company was acquired by Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) in July 2014.

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2009
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2014
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Eloqua

Eloqua allows marketers to acquire customers, drive revenue and do what they do best: develop strong brands, build creative campaigns, and deliver compelling content.  Eloqua went public in August 2012 (NASDAQ: ELOQ) and was then acquired by Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) in December 2012.

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2007
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2013
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Endeca (acq. by Oracle)

Innovative search and navigation platform for online data exploration.  In December 2011, Endeca was acquired by Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL).

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2000
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2011
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Involver, Inc.

Involver pioneered the first social app suite on Facebook and now powers over 700,000 brands and agencies, including Nike, Cisco, the NFL and facebook itself.  In July 2012, Involver was acquired by Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL).

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2010
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2012
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Keynote

Provider of Internet-performance data and diagnostic services.

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1998
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1999
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Liazon

Liazon is the leading private benefit exchange provider for small and medium sized businesses.  In November 2013, Liazon was acquired by Towers Watson & Co. (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW).

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2012
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2013
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Lifelock

LifeLock, Inc. is an industry leader in identity theft protection. The company has been relentlessly protecting its members’ identities by providing consumers with the tools and confidence they need to help protect themselves from identity theft and to manage their credit.    Lifelock went public in October 2012 (NYSE: LOCK).

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2006
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2015
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LinkedIn

LinkedIn operates the world's largest professional network.  BVP funded LinkedIn in 2006 and supported the company as it grew.  The company went public  in May 2011 (NYSE:LNKD).

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2006
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2011
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Metalogix (acq. by Permira)

Metalogix is the leading provider of content lifecycle management solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange and legacy enterprise content environments.  In December 2014, Metalogix was acquired by Permira.

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2008
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2014
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Mojave Networks

Mojave offers a Cloud-based mobile security solution.  In October 2014, Mojave was acquired by Sophos Inc.

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2013
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2014
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Netli (acq. by Akamai)

First company to offer a service that reliably and transparently enabled global sub-second response time to Web-enabled applications, providing LAN-like performance over WANs.

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2002
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2007
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Postini

Provides email security and management for the enterprise. Google bought the company for $750m in 2007.

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2003
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2007
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PSINet

The first venture-backed Internet Service Provider.

Investment Date: 
1993
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1995
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Pure Networks (acq. by Cisco)

The leading provider of home-networking software and services.

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2005
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2008
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Register.com

Provides domain-name registration and related Internet services.

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1999
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2000
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SilverSky

SilverSky provides comprehensive, on-demand messaging and security services to thousands of businesses.  The company was acquired by BAE Systems in 2014.

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2007
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2014
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Skype Technologies (acq. by eBay)

A global, peer-to-peer, Internet-communications service.

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2003
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2005
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Soluto (acq. by Asurion)

Developed a revolutionary approach to improving PC performance.  In November 2013, Soluto was acquired by Asurion.

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2009
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2013
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Storwize (acq. by IBM)

Storwize provides a unique, transparent, real-time storage compression solution that dramatically boosts available storage space. It was purchased by IBM in August 2010.

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2008
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2010
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Teamviewer

Teamviewer is the world's most downloaded and fastest growing remote support solution for consumers and SMBs. In 2010, Teamviewer was merged with diversified SMB Software company, GFI.  It was then sold to Permira in 2014.

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2009
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2014
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Telocity (acq. by Hughes)

Early provider of residential-broadband, Internet service.

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1998
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2001
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Trigo (acq. by IBM)

Creator of enterprise-software solutions for product-information management. Founded by current Bessemer partner Byron Deeter who joined BVP a year after selling the company to IBM.

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2000
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2004
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VeriSign

The leading provider of trusted infrastructure services to Web-site owners, enterprises, service providers and individuals.

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1995
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1998
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Xtime (acq. by Cox Automotive)

Xtime is the leading cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and scheduling platform for automotive manufacturers and dealer service departments.  Xtime was acquired by Cox Automotive in November 2014.

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2012
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2014
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Team

Umair Akeel

Umair Akeel

Chief technology officer in residence (CTO-IR) Umair Akeel is an operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. 

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Toni Campbell

Toni Campbell

Toni Campbell is an Associate at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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David Cowan

David Cowan

David Cowan is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Sakib Dadi

Sakib Dadi

Sakib Dadi joined Bessemer in 2015 as an investor focusing on cloud computing, consumer web, and software investments.

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Byron Deeter

Byron Deeter

Byron Deeter is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Ben Donald

Ben Donald

Ben Donald joined Bessemer as an investor in 2015. 

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Jeff Epstein

Jeff Epstein

Jeff Epstein, an Operating Partner in Bessemer’s Menlo Park office and the former CFO of Oracle and DoubleClick, works with Bessemer portfolio company CFOs and CEOs to share and implement best practices.

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Brian Feinstein

Brian Feinstein

Brian Feinstein is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Adam Fisher

Adam Fisher

Adam Fisher is a partner at BVP, where he manages the firm’s Herzliya office focused on investments in Israel and Europe

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Talia Goldberg

Talia Goldberg

Talia Goldberg joined Bessemer in 2012 and focuses on investments in consumer Internet and software businesses. 

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Bob Goodman

Bob Goodman

Bob Goodman is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Amit Karp

Amit Karp

Amit Karp, a vice president focusing on investments in Israel and Europe. 

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Ethan Kurzweil

Ethan Kurzweil

Ethan Kurzweil is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Netanel Meir

Netanel Meir

Netanel Meir, an Associate, joined the firm in 2014. 

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Trevor Oelschig

Trevor Oelschig

Trevor Oelschig is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Jay Po

Jay Po

Jay Po joined Bessemer Venture Partners in 2014 as an investor where he focuses on Internet-of-Things, VR/AR, consumer Internet, cloud software, and mobile. 

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Aneesha Raghunathan

Aneesha Raghunathan

Aneesha Raghunathan joined Bessemer in 2015 where she focuses on healthcare, financial services and cloud computing investments. 

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Michael Segal

Michael Segal

Michael Segal is a Senior Associate.

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Kristina Shen

Kristina Shen

Kristina Shen is a Vice President.

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Jordan Windmueller

Jordan Windmueller

Jordan Windmueller is an investor, where he focuses on healthcare, financial technology, cloud computing, and consumer internet.

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By the Numbers:

1997
First cloud investment
11
IPOS from Bessemer's Cloud Portfolio
99
Number of cloud investments