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

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Twilio: Jeff Lawson

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CEO Jeff Lawson talks about Twilio's simple web service API that allows developers to build live telephony applications in minutes

Intucell: Rani Wellingstein

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CEO Rani Wellingstein discusses Intucell's dynamic and automatic mobile network management platform, and the challenges of scaling a fast-growing company

Verastem: Christoph Westphal

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CEO Christoph Westphal discusses how Verastem's focus on developing novel drugs targeting cancer stem cells could have a meaningful impact on cancer survival

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
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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....

Reputation.com: Michael Fertik

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CEO Michael Fertik talks about Reputation.com's mission to give users control of their online reputations

Wix: Avishai Abrahami & Gig Kaplan

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Wix co-CEOs talk about what makes Wix the most user-friendly website creation platform on the internet

Skybox - Tom Ingersoll and Dan Berkenstock

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Tom and Dan talk about how Skybox is fundamentally changing the satellite space by using new technologies and capital sources

By The Numbers

  • 103

    years old

  • 110

    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