Navid Oreizy is a founding partner of BVP Forge, which is a purpose-built global platform for growth buyouts and significant minority investments in capital efficient software, tech-enabled services, and internet businesses leveraging Bessemer’s unique resources and network.
Before joining BVP Forge, Navid was at Serent Capital, a private equity firm focused on investing in high growth software and software-enabled businesses. While at Serent, he led several investments in software, payments, and tech-enabled services companies across a number of vertical markets including education, healthcare, and non-profit, among others. During his 8 years at Serent, Navid partnered with management teams of high growth companies across a range of revenue and organizational scaling initiatives.
Prior to joining Serent, Navid was at Augusta Columbia Capital, a mid-market technology-focused private equity firm. Earlier in his career, Navid was at TCV, a growth equity firm focused on high growth software, internet, and digital media companies.
Navid earned his B.A. in political science and B.S. in business administration from University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.