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Brian Feinstein

Partner
San Francisco

Biography

Brian is a partner in the San Francisco office and he focuses on investments in enterprise software. He is passionate about working with founders who are shaping their industries and often don’t fit the Silicon Valley mold.

Brian has been at Bessemer since 2008 and has invested in 5 companies that have gone public. Brian led the first institutional investments in Procore (IPO), Wildlife Studios, Restaurant365, Enjoei (IPO), and Ada, early-stage investments in Weave, Mambu, TractionGuest, and Clio*, and growth-stage investments in nCino (IPO) and Bumble (IPO). Brian also led growth buyouts of LiveAuctioneers* and Beyond.

During his time at Bessemer, Brian supported investments in Gainsight, Mindbody (IPO), Playdom* and helped found Columbia Lake Partners, a European venture debt fund. Prior to Bessemer, Brian worked in the private equity group at Blackstone and founded an online advertising agency.

Brian graduated from Harvard University and sits on the board of the Heckscher Foundation for Children.

Portfolio Highlights

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“People say venture capital is a pattern-recognition business, however, the biggest opportunities exist where those patterns break.”

Portfolio Companies

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Fulcrum

Fulcrum is an enterprise resource planning software to improve efficiency through workflow optimization, through reporting, scheduling, live production tracking, design and engineering, purchasing, security, and other related services, enabling clients to optimize work and increase efficiency.

Investors

Brian Feinstein

Founded

2015

Partnered

2021

Roadmaps

Enterprise Vertical Software

Procore

NYSE: PCOR

Weave

NYSE: WEAV
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Weave

Weave is a communication company helping practitioners increase and maintain their patient base by building stronger relationships.

Weave became a public company in November 2021.

NYSE: WEAV

Investors

Brian Feinstein

Founded

2008

Partnered

2017

Roadmaps

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