BVP-Funded Companies

Bessemer backs passionate and thoughtful founders.   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.

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VeriSign

The leading provider of trusted infrastructure services to Web-site owners, enterprises, service providers and individuals.

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1995
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Postini

Provides email security and management for the enterprise. Google bought the company for $750m in 2007.

Investment Date: 
2003
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2007
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Reputation.com

Reputation.com has a world-class team of technologists and researchers focused on helping people control their lives online.

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2009
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BladeLogic (acq. by BMC)

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.

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2001
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2007
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SiteAdvisor (acq. by McAfee)

Developed a centralized service that protects consumers from Web-based security threats.

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2005
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2006
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Lifelock

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).

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2006
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2015
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Intego

Makes software products that protect Macintosh computers used by more than a million people in 60 countries from the dangers of the Internet.

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2007
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Veritas

Developed storage-management and software-quality tools for use in open systems.

Investment Date: 
1991
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1993
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eEye Digital Security

eEye offers an integrated suite of vulnerability-management software that focuses on eliminating vulnerabilities, rather than merely thwarting attacks.  eEye is now a subsidiary of BeyondTrust, which acquired the company in 2012.

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2004
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2012
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BillGuard

Billguard is a personal-finance security service powered by collective consumer vigilance.  In October 2015, Billguard was acquired by Prosper Marketplace.

Investment Date: 
2010
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2015
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Illusive Networks

Illusive Networks has developed deception technology to protect against targeted cyber attacks and advanced persistent threats (APTs).

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2015
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SilverSky

SilverSky provides comprehensive, on-demand messaging and security services to thousands of businesses.  The company was acquired by BAE Systems in 2014.

Investment Date: 
2007
Exit Year: 
2014
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Dashlane

A consumer password management application and secure digital wallet.

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2014
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August

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.

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2014
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CloudLock

CloudLock provides information security applications for enterprises using cloud platforms.

Investment Date: 
2014
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2016
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Bastille

Bastille is a cyber security company that detects and mitigates threats affecting the Internet of Things (IoT).

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2015
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Verato

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.

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2015
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Distil Networks

Distil Networks provides online fraud detection and mitigation software that protects websites from malicious bots.

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2015
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Mojave Networks

Mojave offers a Cloud-based mobile security solution.  In October 2014, Mojave was acquired by Sophos Inc.

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2013
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2014
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Defense.net

Defense.net provides Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack mitigation services. In May 2014, the company was acquired by F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV).

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2012
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2014
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Virtru

Virtru is an ecrypted communications service for email.

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2014
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Internet Identity (IID)

IID is a collaborative threat intelligence platform that enables enterprises and public agencies to combat cyberattacks by sharing incident data in real time.  In February 2016, IID was acquired by Infoblox, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLOX).

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2013
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2016
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Auth0

Identity management as a service for SaaS applications and enterprises

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2014
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iSIGHT Partners

iSIGHT Partners is the leader in cyber threat intelligence. In January 2016, iSIGHT was acquired by FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE).

Investment Date: 
2014
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2016
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Endgame

Endgame is delivering the next generation of Security Intelligence & Analytics (SIA).

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2010
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ThreatTrack Security

ThreatTrack Security helps organizations identify and stop Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs), targeted attacks and other sophisticated malware designed to evade the traditional cyber-defenses.

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2013
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Team8

Team8 is an Israeli cyber-security venture capital fund.

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2015
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K2 Intelligence

K2 Intelligence provides specialized risk services and solutions to corporations, sovereign nations and individuals.

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2010
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DocuSign, Inc.

DocuSign makes it easy and fast to get documents signed with the world's largest electronic signature platform.

Investment Date: 
2011
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Cyota (acq. by RSA)

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.

Investment Date: 
2004
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2005
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Nominum

A pioneering provider of IP-address infrastructure software for enterprises that require reliable and secure DNS, DHCP and IP address management for their mission-critical networks.

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2001
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Tripwire (MGR. by Thoma Bravo)

Software-development company specializing in system security and policy compliance applications. In May 2011, it was aquired by Thoma Bravo.

Investment Date: 
2000
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2011
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Tumbleweed

Extended e-mail and Web applications by creating a secure, traceable and personalized online-communication environment.

Investment Date: 
1997
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1999
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Worldtalk (acq. by Tumbleweed)

Sold an email and directory switch; later focused on email security .

Investment Date: 
1993
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1996
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