Current Companies

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.

Investment Date: 
2010
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CloudLock

CloudLock provides information security applications for enterprises using cloud platforms.

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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.

Investment Date: 
2011
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Endgame

Endgame is delivering the next generation of Security Intelligence & Analytics (SIA).

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2010
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Illusive Networks

Illusive Networks has developed deception technology to protect against targeted cyber attacks and advanced persistent threats (APTs).

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2015
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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.

Investment Date: 
2007
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Internet Identity

A collaborative threat intelligence platform enabling enterprises and public agencies to combat cyberattacks by sharing incident data in real time.

Investment Date: 
2013
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iSIGHT Partners

iSIGHT Partners is the leader in cyber threat intelligence.

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2014
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K2 Intelligence

K2 Intelligence provides specialized risk services and solutions to corporations, sovereign nations and individuals.

Investment Date: 
2010
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Nominum

A pioneering provider of IP-address infrastructure software for enterprises that require reliable and secure DNS, DHCP and IP address management for their mission-critical networks.

Investment Date: 
2001
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Reputation.com

Reputation.com has a world-class team of technologists and researchers focused on helping people control their lives online.

Investment Date: 
2009
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Team8

Team8 is an Israeli cyber-security venture capital fund.

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2015
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ThreatTrack Security

ThreatTrack Security helps organizations identify and stop Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs), targeted attacks and other sophisticated malware designed to evade the traditional cyber-defenses.

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2013
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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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Virtru

Virtru is an ecrypted communications service for email.

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2014
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Past Companies

Altiga Networks (acq. by Cisco)

Pioneer of Virtual Private Network (VPN) communications equipment. In 2000, it was acquired by Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO).

Investment Date: 
1998
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2000
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Counterpane (acq. by BT)

Counterpane Systems is a data security monitoring service that monitors the firewalls and intrusion detection products protecting corporate networks. David Cowan invested in its early rounds and served on the board until the company's acquisition by BT (NYSE: BT) in 2006.

Investment Date: 
1999
Exit Year: 
2006
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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.

Investment Date: 
2004
Exit Year: 
2005
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Defense.net

Defense.net provides Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack mitigation services. In May 2014, the company was acquired by F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV).

Investment Date: 
2012
Exit Year: 
2014
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eEye Digital Security

eEye offers an integrated suite of vulnerability-management software that focuses on eliminating vulnerabilities, rather than merely thwarting attacks.  eEye is now a subsidiary of BeyondTrust, which acquired the company in 2012.

Investment Date: 
2004
Exit Year: 
2012
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Finjan

Finjan provides enterprise web security solutions. In June 2013, it became a public company after it was acquired by Converted Organics (OTC: FNJN).

Investment Date: 
1996
Exit Year: 
2013
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Good Technology

In 2009, BVP portfolio company, Visto Corporation, acquired Good Technology.  Good Technology provides security and management software for mobile phones.

Investment Date: 
1996
Exit Year: 
2015
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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).

Investment Date: 
2006
Exit Year: 
2015
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ON Technology (acq. by Symantec)

Leading provider of LAN applications and utilities for Novell networks that acquired DaVinci Systems. The company went public (NASDAQ:ONTC). ON was acquired in 2002 by Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) and the company's CEO, Chris Risley, became a BVP operating partner.

Investment Date: 
1994
Exit Year: 
1996
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Postini

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

Investment Date: 
2003
Exit Year: 
2007
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Qualys

Qualys is a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions.  The company went public (NASDAQ: QLYS) in September 2012.

Investment Date: 
2000
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2012
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Sarvega

Sarvega is a provider of XML routing and security appliances and software. In August 2005, Sarvega was acquired by Intel (NASDAQ: INTC).

Investment Date: 
2001
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2005
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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.

Investment Date: 
2007
Exit Year: 
2014
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SiteAdvisor (acq. by McAfee)

Developed a centralized service that protects consumers from Web-based security threats.

Investment Date: 
2005
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2006
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Tripwire (MGR. by Thoma Bravo)

Software-development company specializing in system security and policy compliance applications. In May 2011, it was aquired by Thoma Bravo.

Investment Date: 
2000
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2011
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Tumbleweed

Extended e-mail and Web applications by creating a secure, traceable and personalized online-communication environment.

Investment Date: 
1997
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1999
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ValiCert (acq. by Tumbleweed)

Valicert provides security products for the Internet. After going public in 2000 (NASDAQ:VLCT), it was purchased by Tumbleweed (NASDAQ:TMWD) three years later.

Investment Date: 
1998
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2000
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VeriSign

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

Investment Date: 
1995
Exit Year: 
1998
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Worldtalk (acq. by Tumbleweed)

Sold an email and directory switch; later focused on email security .

Investment Date: 
1993
Exit Year: 
1996
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Team

David Cowan

David Cowan

David Cowan is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Nate Fick

Nate Fick

Nate Fick is an Operating 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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Bob Goodman

Bob Goodman

Bob Goodman is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Sunil James

Sunil James

“SJ” invests in information security, developer tooling, and cloud infrastructure, particularly software-defined networking.

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Chini Krishnan

Chini Krishnan

Chini Krishnan is an Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Jeremy Levine

Jeremy Levine

Jeremy Levine 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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Sunil Nagaraj

Sunil Nagaraj

Sunil Nagaraj is a Vice President with Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Rob Stavis

Rob Stavis

Rob Stavis is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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