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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.
Leaba is developing breakthrough networking semiconductor products. In March 2016, Leaba was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO).
Shopify provides e-commerce software to SMBs. The company went public in May 2015 (NYSE: SHOP; TSX: SH)
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).
OvaSciences is a healthcare company focused on improving fertility. Ovascience (NASDAQ: OVAS) started trading on the Over The Counter Bulletin Board (OTCBB) in November 2012 and listed on the Nasdaq in April 2013.
Twitch is the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers. In 2014, Twitch was sold to Amazon for ~$1 billion. (NASDAQ: AMZN)
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).
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.
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.
Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004 to connect people to great local businesses. In 2005, we became Yelp's first institutional investor. Yelp went public in March 2012. (NYSE: YELP)
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).
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).
Diapers.com is a leading Internet retailer of baby products. The company is operated by Quidsi which was acquired by Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) in April 2011.
Innovative search and navigation platform for online data exploration. In December 2011, Endeca was acquired by Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL).
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).
Quidsi owns and operates Diapers.com (baby care), Soap.com (health, beauty and household essentials), BeautyBar.com (prestige beauty), Wag.com (pet products) and YoYo.com (toys). In April 2011, it was acquired by Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN).
Vertica is a revolutionary database system that dramatically improves query performance for data warehouse applications. In March 2011, it was acquired by Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ).
Develops non-systemic, protein therapeutics to treat metabolic and inflammatory diseases. In 2010 it was acquired by Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY).
Broadsoft is the leading provider of service-delivery and creation systems for next-generation communication networks. In June 2010, it went public (NASDAQ: BSFT).
The trusted partner for health and human services' largest connected community of providers and payers, Netsmart provides comprehensive financial, clinical and management solutions for healthcare delivery organizations. In June 2010 it was acquired by Genstar Capital.
OLX operates a global online classifieds and auction service focused primarily on non-US markets. In August 2010, it was purchased by Naspers.
Storwize provides a unique, transparent, real-time storage compression solution that dramatically boosts available storage space. It was purchased by IBM in August 2010.
Provides digital-music and media infrastructure technology to software developers and consumer-electronics manufacturers. Acquired by Sony.
IPC is the nation's leading national physician group practice focused on the delivery of hospital medicine and related facility-based services.
Software providing a secure, easy-to-use interface for systems administrators to meet the demands of increasingly complex system infrastructures while reducing server downtime. BladeLogic went public in 2007 (NASDAQ: BLOG) and was acquired by BMC in 2008.
Leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. In 2007, Mellanox completed its IPO on NASDAQ (MLNX).
Provides email security and management for the enterprise. Google bought the company for $750m in 2007.
Developed a low-cost, low-latency, high-speed wireless data access network for broadband wireless Internet access - acquired by Qualcomm in 2006.
Largest pan-African wireless cellphone operator.
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 global, peer-to-peer, Internet-communications service.
Pioneering online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry. Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry. Internet Retailer Magazine reports Blue Nile is bigger than the next three largest online jewelers combined. The company went public in 2004 (NASDAQ: NILE).
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.
Human Resources management services
Operates more than 130 stores in more than 25 states, mostly in the eastern US.
A leading hospice care provider.
Developer of WDM (Wavelength-Division Multiplexing) laser-based components and subsystems for high speed communications equipment. In 2001, it was acquired by Intel (NASDAQ: INTC).
Pioneer of Virtual Private Network (VPN) communications equipment. In 2000, it was acquired by Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO).
Developer of flexible processors for the communications industry.
Supplier of high-performance, MIPS-based micro-processors for applications in the communications industry. In 2000, it was acquired by PMC-Sierra (NASDAQ: PMCS).
One of the pioneering developers of metropolitan-area, optical-networking equipment.
Developed carrier-class, voice-infrastructure products for the public network.
Allscripts provides innovative solutions such as Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. The company went public in July 1999 (NASDAQ:MDRX).
First major toy retailer on the Internet; carried over 275 brands, as well as unique and obscure toys made by specialty manufacturers.
Provided total solutions for Web-advertising campaign management.
The first on-line, job-search and human-resources management service.
Provider of Internet-performance data and diagnostic services.
Developed high-performance, programmable communications processors (and related software) for ATM and Internet Protocol data, voice, and video networks. In 2000, it was acquired by Conexant Systems.
TravCorps provides healthcare professionals for temporary and permanent assignments. Today, TravCorps provides registered nurses to more than 2,500 healthcare facilities across the U.S. and the Caribbean.
The leading provider of trusted infrastructure services to Web-site owners, enterprises, service providers and individuals.
Developed distributed network architecture for cellular systems, designed to scale across areas with varying subscriber density.
Ciena Corporation offers leading network infrastructure solutions, intelligent software and a comprehensive services practice.
The first venture-backed Internet Service Provider.
Developed the first successful wide-area communications switch for video-conferencing among different platforms and encoding methods.
Developed the first fast-packet switching technology for ATM and frame- relay networks.
Designs the digital-signal processors (DSPs) and related speech-compression software that convert speech and other audio data into digital values for consumer electronics.
Pioneered the concept of a superstore for sporting goods; became the largest full-line sporting goods retailer in the United States.
Developed storage-management and software-quality tools for use in open systems.
Made high-temperature, metal/ceramic composite superconductor wire--a near-perfect conductor of electricity.
A large-format, do-it-yourself home improvement store.
Isis is the leader in antisense drug development with a broad pipeline of drugs that are applicable to many different disease targets.
Pioneering maker of mechanical computer-aided design software that speeds complex product design.
Invented the office-superstore concept; today, the largest operator of office superstores in the world.
Designed some of the first linear and mixed-signal circuits that connected the real and digital worlds by detecting, measuring and converting natural signals like temperature, pressure or sound into digital signals.
Provider of market research and recommendations on IT and telecommunications products, along with consulting services.
Manufactured and marketed specialty paper products..
Pioneered local-area networking .