Current Companies

Affirmed Networks

Affirmed Networks has developed unique, virtualized mobile network solutions.

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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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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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ClearCare

Cloud-based home care software provider.

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2014
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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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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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Enforta

Russia’s leading wireless ISP for small and medium sized businesses.

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2008
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Life360

Life360 develops mobile safety applications for individuals and families.

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2011
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Millennial Media

Provides mobile-advertising solutions to advertisers, publishers and mobile operators.  Millennial Media went public in March 2012 (NYSE: MM).

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2006
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Mind Pirate

Mind Pirate develops augmented reality mobile games.

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2012
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OlaCabs

In 2015, BVP portfolio company, TaxiForSure, was acquired by OlaCabs.  OlaCabs is a mobile app for personal transportation in India.

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2014
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Procore

Cloud project management software for the construction industry.

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2014
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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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Smashfly

Smashfly provides recruitment marketing automation software to employers.

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2015
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Smule

Smule creates applications for the iPhone. Smule’s mission is to connect the world through music.

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2008
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Speakeasy

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

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2014
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Thinking Phone Networks

ThinkingPhones offers intelligent communications in the cloud.

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2012
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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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Vasona Networks, Inc.

Vasona Networks is developing software that improves mobile carrier infrastructure efficiency.

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2011
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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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Zirx

Zirx provides on-demand valet parking services.

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2015
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Past Companies

Axis Network Technology (acq. by Ace Technology)

Axis Network Technology is developing a compact, digital radio platform for mobile-broadband networks. In 2010 it was acquired by Korea's Ace Technology.

Investment Date: 
2007
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2010
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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).

Investment Date: 
1999
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2010
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Celcore (acq. by DSC Communications)

Developed distributed network architecture for cellular systems, designed to scale across areas with varying subscriber density.

Investment Date: 
1994
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1997
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Celtel International (acq. by MTC Kuwait)

Largest pan-African wireless cellphone operator.

Investment Date: 
1998
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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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Flarion Technologies (acq. by Qualcomm)

Developed a low-cost, low-latency, high-speed wireless data access network for broadband wireless Internet access - acquired by Qualcomm in 2006.

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2000
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2006
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GTS

Provides integrated fixed-line communications services in Central and Eastern Europe.  GTS was acquired by Duetsche Telekom in May 2014.

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2008
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2014
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Intucell (acq. by Cisco)

Intucell developed a Self Optimizing Network (SON) platform for mobile operators to manage their Radio Access Network. In February 2013, Intucell was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Investment Date: 
2011
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2013
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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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OMGPOP (acq. by Zynga)

Makers of the iPhone game Draw Something, downloaded over 30 million times, OMGPOP is an innovative web and mobile social game developer.  In March 2012, OMGPOP was acquired by Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA).

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2009
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2012
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Periscope

Periscope is a social media app for livestreaming experiences founded in February 2014.  Two months later, Bessemer provided seed capital to  fund development of the app.  In January 2015, the company was acquired by Twitter and the app launched two months later. 

Investment Date: 
2014
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2015
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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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Traffix Systems (acq. by F5)

Traffix developed the first Diameter Signaling Controller for balancing the signaling loads on mobile networks  In 2012, Traffix Systems was acquired by F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV).

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2011
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2012
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Team

Toni Campbell

Toni Campbell

Toni Campbell is an Associate at Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Alex Ferrara

Alex Ferrara

Alex Ferrara 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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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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Michael Segal

Michael Segal

Michael Segal is a Senior Associate.

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