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Bread is an alternative lending company that uses a pay-over-time button on retailer websites to allow consumers to pay in installments.
Charles Birnbaum is a partner in Bessemer's New York office.
Rob Stavis is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.
2U, Inc. delivers online college degree programs to students globally. The company went public in March 2014 (NASDAQ: TWOU).
Adap.tv is an online video advertising exchange operator and serves as a platform for video ads and networks. In 2013, Adap.tv was acquired by AOL (NYSE: AOL).
SaaS Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software in budgeting and planning.
Anaqua sells software and services for Intellectual Property (IP) management and Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) primarily to large enterprises.
Anunta provides Managed Application Delivery as a service to virtualized environments.
Apperian, Inc. is a platform to help enterprises build, deploy and manage internal mobile applications.
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.
Identity management as a service for SaaS applications and enterprises
Bastille is a cyber security company that detects and mitigates threats affecting the Internet of Things (IoT).
Billguard is a personal-finance security service powered by collective consumer vigilance. In October 2015, Billguard was acquired by Prosper Marketplace.
Bizo offers marketers precise online ad targeting based of more than 100 million business professionals around the world, including more than 80 percent of the US business population. In August 2014, Bizo was acquired by LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD).
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).
BrightBytes uses a cloud based analytics platform to improve the way millions of students learn.
Broadsoft is the leading provider of service-delivery and creation systems for next-generation communication networks. In June 2010, it went public (NASDAQ: BSFT).
Clear Ballot Group, the developer of ClearVote, is revolutionizing the nation's voting system by delivering unprecedented speed, accuracy and transparency to elections.
Cloud-based home care software provider.
ClearSlide is a sales communications platform that helps sales professionals to be more strategic and effective in their presentations, emails, and in-person meetings.
Clio offers cloud-based law practice management software.
Cloudinary is a cloud-based image and video management service for web and mobile developers.
CloudLock provides information security applications for enterprises using cloud platforms.
Convertro provides advanced tracking and revenue attribution of online marketing expenditures using a Software as a Service model. In May 2014, the company was acquired by AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL).
Cornerstone OnDemand provides a comprehensive suite of talent-management solutions for learning, performance, compensation, succession and compliance management. It went public in March 2011 (NASDAQ: CSOD).
The world leader in personalized retargeting technology for more than 1200 major online retailers worldwide, driving billions of dollars in post-click sales. The company went public in October 2013 (NASDAQ: CRTO).
Storage service platform for enterprises and cloud providers.
CyberGRX is a cyber risk management platform that mitigates and monitors third party exposure for enterprises.
Leading player in the anti-fraud space, specializing in financial institutions. Specializes in fraud related to the Internet, such as online banking fraud, e-commerce fraud and phishing.
A consumer password management application and secure digital wallet.
Distil Networks provides online fraud detection and mitigation software that protects websites from malicious bots.
DocuSign makes it easy and fast to get documents signed with the world's largest electronic signature platform.
DocuTAP provides electronic medical record, practice management software and revenue cycle services for urgent care centers. The company was acquired by Warburg Pincus in 2016.
DoubleDutch is the leading provider of mobile event applications, with a unique focus on capturing and surfacing data from live events.
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.
Eloqua allows marketers to acquire customers, drive revenue and do what they do best: develop strong brands, build creative campaigns, and deliver compelling content. Eloqua went public in August 2012 (NASDAQ: ELOQ) and was then acquired by Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) in December 2012.
Innovative search and navigation platform for online data exploration. In December 2011, Endeca was acquired by Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL).
Fabric Technologies is a mobile life insurance broker that makes the process of getting coverage quick and easy.
Fuze offers intelligent communications in the cloud.
Helps businesses reduce churn and drive upsells by focusing on Customer Success Management (CSM).
Glint has developed a real-time pulse survey and analytics platform that enables companies to increase employee engagement and improve business performance.
Guild Education is an online learning platform that is redefining higher education and helping working adults advance their careers.
HiBob is a cloud platform for employee management that integrates HR and benefits.
Infinio Systems is developing storage caching software to increase performance in virtual environments.
Innovati is an India-based payment processing platform solving inefficiencies within the retail merchant business cycle.
Data intelligence for small and medium businesses.
Instructure is an educational technology company that has developed Canvas, a Learning Management System (LMS) for higher education and K-12 schools. The company went public in November 2015 (NYSE: INST).
Intacct provides best-in-class accounting, business, and financial management applications delivered in the cloud.
Makes software products that protect Macintosh computers used by more than a million people in 60 countries from the dangers of the Internet.
Integrated customer communications platform.
Involver pioneered the first social app suite on Facebook and now powers over 700,000 brands and agencies, including Nike, Cisco, the NFL and facebook itself. In July 2012, Involver was acquired by Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL).
Provider of Internet-performance data and diagnostic services.
KnowMe is a video creation and sharing platform.
Liazon is the leading private benefit exchange provider for small and medium sized businesses. In November 2013, Liazon was acquired by Towers Watson & Co. (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW).
LifeLock, Inc. is an industry leader in identity theft protection. The company has been relentlessly protecting its members’ identities by providing consumers with the tools and confidence they need to help protect themselves from identity theft and to manage their credit. Lifelock went public in October 2012 (NYSE: LOCK) and was acquired by Symantec in 2017.
LinkedIn operates the world's largest professional network. BVP funded LinkedIn in 2006 and supported the company as it grew. The company went public in May 2011 (NYSE:LNKD).
GFI Software is a diversified SMB software company offering a number of solutions including remote connection, support, and security products. In 2010 GFI merged with BVP portfolio company Teamviewer which was acquired by Permira in 2014. GFI Software then restructured into LogicNow and GFI.
CRM for local businesses.
MealPal is a monthly lunch subscription service that provides users with delicious, affordable lunches from nearby restaurants.
Metalogix is the leading provider of content lifecycle management solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange and legacy enterprise content environments. In December 2014, Metalogix was acquired by Permira.
Mindbody delivers business management software as a service to the wellness industry, including fitness, yoga, Pilates, salons, spas and martial arts businesses. In June 2015, Mindbody went public (NASDAQ: MB).
Mojave offers a Cloud-based mobile security solution. In October 2014, Mojave was acquired by Sophos Inc.
First company to offer a service that reliably and transparently enabled global sub-second response time to Web-enabled applications, providing LAN-like performance over WANs.
NewVoiceMedia Ltd. is a global provider of cloud contact centre solutions.
Cloud development platform that makes it easier to set up and manage your own development environments.
npm is the package management platform for modular development in node.js.
A full-service, e-commerce technology and distribution partner. It designs, builds, and manages e-commerce Web sites on a completely outsourced basis.
Otonomo is developing an automotive data exchange service for connected and autonomous vehicles.
IT operations performance software
Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, operating system, and virtualization platforms.
PhishMe is the leading provider of education and incident response tools to help enterprises defend against phishing and social engineering attacks.
Pipedrive is a cloud-based sales automation and CRM software provider.
Provides email security and management for the enterprise. Google bought the company for $750m in 2007.
Cloud project management software for the construction industry.
Prospera develops computer vision technologies that continuously monitor and analyze plant health, development and stress, capturing climate and visual data from the field and providing actionable insights to growers via mobile and web.
The first venture-backed Internet Service Provider.
The leading provider of home-networking software and services.
Rainforest is an API for Quality Assurance (QA)-as-a-Service that automates functional and integration testing using a hybrid of crowsourced humans and automation.
Ravello Systems provides a service that enables VMware workloads to run in the public cloud. In March 2016, Ravello Systems was acquired by Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL).
Provides domain-name registration and related Internet services.
Retail Solutions turns downstream data like point-of-sale, supply chain, merchandiser feedback and customer loyalty into actionable visibility into the store and onto the shelf.
Rocketrip helps businesses reduce corporate travel costs by rewarding employees for saving.
ScyllaDB is a high performance NoSQL database that is fully compatible with Apache Cassandra.
SelectMinds helps clients build relationships among their employees, alumni, and other key constituents. In October 2012, SelectMinds was acquired by Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL)
SendGrid provides a cloud-based email infrastructure that relieves businesses of the cost and complexity of maintaining custom email systems.
ServiceTitan provides a mobile, cloud-based management platform for home services businesses.
Shopify provides e-commerce software to SMBs. The company went public in May 2015 (NYSE: SHOP; TSX: SH)
SilverSky provides comprehensive, on-demand messaging and security services to thousands of businesses. The company was acquired by BAE Systems in 2014.
SImply Measured has developed SaaS analytics and reporting tools for social media and other marketing categories.
Sisense provides business intelligence software for complex data.
A global, peer-to-peer, Internet-communications service.
Smashfly provides recruitment marketing automation software to employers.
A SaaS suite for hospitality and event planning.
Speakeasy is a provider of mobile-first conference calling software.
Spruce is a digital title insurance agency aiming to reduce title insurance fees and speed up the mortgage closing process through its closing and settlement software platform.
Storwize provides a unique, transparent, real-time storage compression solution that dramatically boosts available storage space. It was purchased by IBM in August 2010.
Stratim is a virtualization platform for the transportation industry that helps businesses create a cohesive, integrated logistics ecosystem.
Rack scale computing
Early provider of residential-broadband, Internet service.
Tile is an object location service that helps customers locate and organize their belongings.
Toast offers a modular all-in-one restaurant management platform.
Creator of enterprise-software solutions for product-information management. Founded by current Bessemer partner Byron Deeter who joined BVP a year after selling the company to IBM.
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. In June 2016, Twilio went public (NYSE: TWLO).
Verato helps enterprises maintain clean identity data and more accurately link customer records within and across enterprises. Verato’s SaaS platform offers faster time-to-value, at a fraction of the costs of traditional matching approaches.
In 1996, BVP participated in an expansion round of Verio, a global ISP. Two years later, Verio went public (NASDAQ:VRIO), and was acquired by NTT (NYSE: NTT) in 2000.
The leading provider of trusted infrastructure services to Web-site owners, enterprises, service providers and individuals.
Vidyard is a video marketing and analytics platform.
Hightower developed a vertical SaaS application for the commercial real estate industry. In 2016, Hightower combined with View The Space (VTS) to form the commercial real estate industry’s leading leasing and asset management platform. The companies operate under the VTS name.
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.
Wix.com is a cloud-based development platforms that makes it easy to develop a web or mobile presence. In 2007, Bessemer became the first institutional investor and continued to support Wix through its IPO in 2013 (NASDAQ: WIX).
Xtime is the leading cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and scheduling platform for automotive manufacturers and dealer service departments. Xtime was acquired by Cox Automotive in November 2014.
Yotpo is a consumer-generated marketing platform for online businesses.
Zapier is a service that syncs data between web applications.