Jeremy Levine is a partner in Bessemer’s New York office. He joined the firm in 2001 and focuses primarily on software and Internet companies. He has led investments for Bessemer in North and South America, Europe and Asia.
He currently serves on the boards of consumer-Internet companies including Pinterest, Wikia and Yelp (IPO); online-retail businesses including KupiVIP, Onestop and Shopify; SaaS companies including MindBody and Parallels; and software developer Intego. Jeremy led BVP’s original investment in business-networking site LinkedIn (IPO) and co-led the firm’s investment in Gerson Lehrman Group, a company that offers businesses an online network of experts. He also served on the boards of several Bessemer-backed companies before they were acquired by larger corporations such as Amazon, AOL, Cox, Sony and Naspers.
Prior to joining Bessemer, Jeremy was vice president of operations at Dash, an Internet-software publisher. He came to Dash from AEA Investors, a management-buyout firm, where he specialized in consumer products and light industrials. He started his career as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co.
Jeremy graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in computer science and economics. Visit his blog Nothing ventured, nothing gained.