A long history of forward thinking.

Bessemer Venture Partners was born from innovations in steel that literally forged modern building and manufacturing. Today, we help entrepreneurs build and forge long-standing companies all around the world.

Meet our team

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Strong foundations. Lasting impact.

Our portfolio has included Pinterest, Shopify, Twilio, Yelp, LinkedIn, PagerDuty, DocuSign, Wix, Fiverr, and Toast.

We’re your first call.

Our most important relationships depend on the mutual trust that arises from intellectual honesty.

How we work together

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Curiosity drives us to question and explore, helping us inspire others and overcome our cynicism. It is only with an eager and open mind that we recognize the greatest opportunities and experience the joy of discovery.

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Learning & Mentorship

Bessemer recognizes that an enduring institution must continually invest in and care for its people, while ensuring an equitable, inclusive environment for individual growth. We recognize that each of us is at once a student and a teacher, with the capacity to learn and mentor throughout one’s career and in life.

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Courageous and independent thought spurs the innovation that keeps us ahead of the curve. We welcome divergent opinions, encourage challenges to prevailing practice, and seize opportunities to progress as an organization.

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Intellectual Honesty

Our most important relationships depend on the mutual trust that arises from intellectual honesty. We strive to obtain and share information with a keen awareness of our cognitive and professional biases.

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The effectiveness of the organization rests on each of us seizing the opportunity to take ownership of something. We empower and encourage one another to use our best judgment in the pursuit of opportunities and in confronting challenges.

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Our lasting success is a result of high-performing individuals working in concert. We recognize individual performance and appreciate that our collective performance requires a selfless approach to assisting one another, a diverse team and a genuine commitment to collaboration.

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Fueled by curiosity.

To understand the changing world around us, we practice courageous and independent thought by sharing our roadmaps.

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Honoring the audacious.

We tip our hats to the opportunities we missed and the entrepreneurs we learned from.

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Forge new connections.

Gain the expertise and beehive of knowledge from our world-class operating advisors with experience building and scaling their businesses.

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We got your back.

We’ve seen it all over the last 50 years, and support our companies through the highs and lows.