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Eric Kaplan

New York City


Eric is an investor in the New York City office, where he focuses on fintech, both TradFi and DeFi.

Prior to joining Bessemer, Eric invested in fintech, insuretech, and vertical software businesses at FirstMark Capital and Inspired Capital. Prior to working as an investor, Eric was an early growth product manager at Via, a global provider of on-demand and transportation software. While at Via, Eric managed user funnels, account creation, and global payments. He started his career in management consulting at Monitor Deloitte. 

Eric earned his B.A. with honors in philosophy, politics, and economics from the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA from Harvard Business School. At Harvard, Eric was actively involved in the fintech club and entrepreneurship. 

In his free time, Eric enjoys drawing, historical fiction, and Seinfeld trivia.

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