Bessemer Venture Partners

Bessemer backs passionate and thoughtful founders as they turn exciting ideas into market leading businesses. We admire those who aren’t afraid to break with convention and are driven to push the limits of what is possible with technology and product.

 

From seed stage to growth, and across the technology and services stack, BVP invests in enterprise, consumer and healthcare technology startups around the world.

  • Enterprise: We invest in all sectors including applications, B2D (D=developer), cloud/SaaS, mobile, data center, infrastructure, networking, security, Space technology and storage.

  • Consumer:  We invest in all sectors including mobile, marketplaces, video, social, finance, commerce and services.

  • Healthcare:  We invest in healthcare and related technology and services.

Our investments typically range from $100k to $75M. With $4.5B under management, we can be a patient, steady source of capital to partners as they grow.

 


We are fortunate to partner with many of today’s category leaders.

Including:

  • Pinterest  (BVP's first investment came in 2011 when we led their Series A. We've supported them at every stage.) 
  • Blue Apron (We seeded Blue Apron in 2013 and continue to back them as they grow.) 
  • Snapdeal (We first invested in Snapdeal in 2011 and continue to back them as they grow.)
  • Fuze (formerly Thinking Phones Networks) BVP First invested in 2012 and has continued to invest.

Our independent and intellectually honest approach equips us to be thoughtful and trusted partners, supporting founders through capital, advice and introductions as their companies grow. 
 


Track Record

Our track record includes 122 IPOs. Recently TwilioMindbody, Flex PharmaShopify, Box, 2UWix and DocuSign joined the ranks of BVP funded public companies Yelp, LinkedIn, Eloqua, Criteo and Cornerstone on Demand.  Along the way, we’ve seen a number of our most exciting and innovative startups become part of something larger. Recent examples include Periscope which sold to Twitter before they launched; Twitch, which was acquired by Amazon for ~$1B; and Skybox Imaging, which was bought by Google in 2014, marking the first—and largest acquisition to date—in the new race for Space.

By the Numbers:

122
IPOs
$1.6B
current fund
40
investment professionals