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Mary D'Onofrio

Partner

Mary is a partner and co-founder of the growth investment practice at Bessemer, where she primarily focuses on cloud software investments. She serves as a board member or observer for Hyperscience, BigID, GetInsured, and Contractbook, and she also works closely with Bessemer portfolio companies Forter, LaunchDarkly, and Zapier.

Mary is a co-author of Bessemer’s annual State of the Cloud Reports and the 10 Laws of Cloud, and she is a key architect of the BVP Nasdaq Emerging Cloud Index, which serves as the benchmark for public cloud companies. She also developed Bessemer’s Cash Conversion Score and authors the annual Cloud 100 Benchmarks Reports. Mary was named to the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 List in Venture Capital.

Prior to Bessemer, Mary worked in Equity Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley and held roles at Apple and at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Mary graduated with honors with an A.B. in Politics from Princeton University and holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, where she now sits on the Board of the International Center for Finance. In her free time, Mary enjoys cheering for the 49ers, listening to country music, and spending time with her husband, Kyle.

“In growth investing, boldness wins. The daring founders with big visions and strong execution are the ones that change the world.”

Companies

Auth0 *

Auth0

ACQUIRED BY: OKTA

Auth0 operates a cloud based identity platform for developers.

Auth0 was acquired by Okta for $6.5 billion in 2021.

BigID

BigID

BigID aims to transform how enterprise protect and manage the privacy of personal data.

Contractbook

Contractbook

The contract lifecycle management platform that enables you to manage contracts in a single fully-automated flow.

Forter

Forter

The leading real-time fraud prevention platform for e-commerce companies.

GetInsured

GetInsured

GetInsured delivers the best health insurance ecommerce experience for consumers, employers, brokers and insurers.

HashiCorp

HashiCorp

HashiCorp enables organizations to provision, secure, and run any infrastructure for any application.

Hyperscience

Hyperscience

Hyperscience is the world’s first Software-Defined, Input-to-Outcome Automation Platform.

LaunchDarkly

LaunchDarkly

LaunchDarkly is a feature management platform that enables software teams to build better software faster with less risk by decoupling the deployment of code from the release of features to users.

nCino *

nCino

NASDAQ: NCNO

nCino is the worldwide leader in cloud banking. nCino went public in July 2020 (NASDAQ: NCNO).

PagerDuty *

PagerDuty

NYSE: PD

PagerDuty is an operations performance platform delivering visibility and actionable intelligence across the entire incident lifecycle. In April 2019, PagerDuty (NYSE: PD) went public on the New York Stock Exchange.

Retail Solutions

Retail Solutions

Retail Solutions is a software firm providing SaaS products for data management, business intelligence, and point of sale applications.

Vlocity *

Vlocity

ACQUIRED BY: SALESFORCE

Vlocity delivers industry-specific cloud and mobile software that embed digital, omnichannel processes for customer-centric industries. In February 2020, Vlocity was acquired by Salesforce.

Zapier

Zapier

Zapier is a service that syncs data between web applications.

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