Venture Capital Firms in Bay Area – Bessemer Venture Partners – Menlo Park, CA – 20/50
Early Stage, Mid Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Space Tech, Mobile, Marketplaces, Healthcare, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, IT Infrastructure
Total Capital: $3.2 billion
Notable Investments: K2 Intelligence, Betterment, Abacus, United Capital Financial Advisors, Zopa,
Quantopian, Home First Finance Company
Bessemer Venture Partners (Bessemer) is a venture capital firm. The firm has over $5 billion under management and invests globally, with offices in San Francisco, Redwood City, New York City, Boston, Israel, and India.
In 1911, Henry Phipps, a co-founder of Carnegie Steel, established Bessemer Securities as a family office. In 1974, Bessemer Securities expanded beyond immediate family management and the venture capital firm, Bessemer Venture Partners, was created. In 1975, Bessemer Venture Partners opened an office in Silicon Valley. In 1985, the firm opened an office in Boston and began investing in health and life sciences. In 2003, Bessemer expanded its operations to India. In 2007, Bessemer expanded its operations to Israel. As of 2019, Bessemer had fifteen investing partners.
Bessemer Venture Partners invests in seed stage, early stage, and growth stage private technology companies. The firm is primarily focused on investing in the enterprise, consumer, and healthcare sectors.
As of 2019, the firm had invested in over 120 IPOs, including Shopify, Yelp, LinkedIn, Skype, LifeLock, Twilio, SendGrid, DocuSign, Wix.com, Box and VeriSign.
Investments includ e Bright Health, PagerDuty, Playdom, Pinterest, Rocket Lab, Snapdeal, Twitch.tv, Vayyar,Vidyard, Wandera, and Zapier.
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