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


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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
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By The Numbers

  • 103

    years old

  • 110


  • $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