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Company Overview of Bessemer Venture Partners

Company Overview

Bessemer Venture Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed stage, early stage, start-up companies, early venture, hyper-growth startups, late venture, emerging growth, and growth capital in the fintech sector. The firm also incubates companies. It seeks to invest in enterprise, consumer and healthcare technology companies. The firm invests in energy; utilities including electric power generation by nuclear fuels and fossil fuels, and water purification, clean technology; financial services such as banking and insurance; financial technology; healthcare including therapeutics, healthcare services, healthcare information technology, biotechnology, medical devices, ...

535 Middlefield Road

Suite 245

Silicon Valley

Menlo Park, CA 94025

United States

Founded in 1911





Key Executives for Bessemer Venture Partners

Founding Partner and Partner
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Partner, Partner and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Technology Officer in residence and Operating Partner
Partner Emeritus
Age: 57
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Bessemer Venture Partners Key Developments

Bessemer Venture Partners Presents at The 2017 New York Venture Summit, Jul-19-2017 03:00 PM

Bessemer Venture Partners Presents at The 2017 New York Venture Summit, Jul-19-2017 03:00 PM. Venue: Convene, 117 W 46th Street, New York, NY 10036, United States. Speakers: Charles Birnbaum, Partner.

Bessemer Venture Partners Promotes Andrew Hedin to Vice President

Bessemer Venture Partners announced the promotion of Andrew Hedin to Vice President. Andrew joined BVP in 2015 by way of F-Prime Capital, Fidelity's healthcare-focused venture capital fund. During his time at BVP, he's invested in or played a significant role in portfolio companies that include AccuVein, Bright Health, Docent Health, Fractyl and Rock Health, among others. In his new role, he will continue to focus on early stage investing in healthcare technology, healthcare services, biotech and medtech companies.

Bessemer Venture Partners Announces Executive Promotions

Bessemer Venture Partners announced the promotions of Charles Birnbaum, Amit Karp, and Kristina Shen to partner. Charles Birnbaum joined BVP's New York office in 2013. Charles is actively involved with many BVP portfolio companies, including Main Street Hub, BrightBytes, Bread Finance, and August Home. He currently serves on the board of Zopa, United Capital, Fabric, Spruce and Eave. Charles' vast network and startup experience have been important to BVP's early stage financial services portfolio, which includes high-potential companies such as Betterment and Quantopian. Charles was involved in the exits of Yodle, 2U, and Kroll Bond Ratings. As partner, Charles will continue to focus on financial services, consumer, and education investments. Amit Karpjoined BVP in 2012 in the firm's New York office, where he worked closely with BVP's portfolio companies, including Blue Apron and Fuze. In 2014, Amit moved to BVP's Israel office, taking his deep knowledge of building high-growth U.S. startups to Israeli companies. Amit currently serves on the board of otonomo and ScyllaDB. He is actively involved in the firm's investments in Oryx Vision, Yotpo, Prospera, and Cloudinary, and the successful exit of CloudLock. As partner, Amit will lead investments in high-growth Israeli startups across all industries, including edge computing, machine learning, cybersecurity, consumer, and across all company growth-stages. With Amit's promotion BVP is doubling the number of partners in Israel, a decade after opening the Herzliya office, and where the firm has invested in more than 30 startups. Kristina Shenjoined BVP in 2013. She works closely with BVP's portfolio companies, including Service Titan, RainforestQA, Vidyard,Helpful, and Gainsight. Kristina was actively involved in the successful exit of Instructure and is the BVP lead on the boards of Glint, DoubleDutch and Retail Solutions. Kristina's strong investment performance and operational insight has been crucial to the success of the firm's best-in-class cloud investing practice. As partner, Kristina will continue to invest in enterprise technology companies, specifically in the areas of human assisted AI, enterprise voice, enterprise mobile and next-generation HR.

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