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Mike Giampapa

Vice President

Mike Giampapa is a vice president in Bessemer’s New York office and is primarily focused on fintech and crypto investing.

Previously, he was an investor at Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), where he was actively involved in the firm’s investments in Coinbase, Compass, Giphy, IEX, Masterclass, MuleSoft, and Rubrik. He also worked in business development at Circle, a crypto-focused financial technology company. Mike started his career in the technology investment banking and asset management groups at J.P. Morgan.

Mike holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he served as co-president of the Blockchain & Crypto Club, and graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University, where he was a member of the varsity football team.

Companies

Alloy

Alloy

Alloy helps top banks and fintechs make better decisions using a single API and dashboard to manage Know Your customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), fraud, and more.

Betterment

Betterment

Betterment is a goal-based online investment company, delivering personalized financial advice paired with low fees and customer experience.

Bread Finance *

Bread Finance

ACQUIRED BY: Alliance Data Systems

Bread Finance partners with retailers to offer pay-over-time solutions that make financing easier and more transparent. Bread was acquired by Alliance Data Systems in December 2020.

Brightwheel

Brightwheel

Brightwheel is the first all-in-one software platform for preschools, childcare providers, camps, and afterschool programs.

Lithic

Lithic

Designed for developers, Lithic makes it simple to create payment cards to enable and control spending.

NYDIG

NYDIG

NYDIG provides the full suite of digital asset services to premier institutions and sophisticated investors.

Relish

Relish

Relish is the relationship training app for partners with unlimited text based coaching and a fully customized improvement plan.

Spruce

Spruce

Spruce aims to improve title insurance assessment and issuance to reduce the time needed to close a real estate deal.

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