Bessemer Venture Partners Closes Two New Funds, at $4.6 Billion
Global venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners closed two new funds totaling $4.6 billion.
- $3.85 billion for its twelfth flagship fund, BVP XII, and
- $780 million for its inaugural BVP Forge fund.
These two new funds allow the firm to back entrepreneurs and management teams across all stages of growth, regardless of maturity or structure.
Bessemer Venture Partners focuses on early- and growth-stage venture capital investments through its current $2.475 billion BVP XI fund, $825 million Century II growth fund, and $220 million early-stage focused India fund that were raised in 2021.
The Forge fund is specifically designed for growth buyout and significant minority transactions in software and tech-enabled services businesses. Through this fund, BVP Forge will invest in and support management teams with a dedicated platform and its ForgeEdge™ operational program while leveraging the network and expertise of the Bessemer platform. BVP Forge’s dedicated investment team is led by Partners Rob Arditi and Navid Oreizy.
BVP XII will enhance the firm’s primary focus on seed and early-stage investments in companies spanning enterprise, deep tech, fintech, consumer, and healthcare, allowing the partnership to continue investing early in promising technology companies and support them through their growth. Bessemer takes a global approach to its investments with teams located in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York, Boston, London, Tel Aviv, Beijing, and Bangalore.
The firm currently has more than $20 billion of assets under management. In 2021, Bessemer saw 12 IPOs, five public listings, and nine M&A exits within its portfolio.
About Bessemer Venture Partners
Bessemer Venture Partners helps entrepreneurs lay strong foundations to build and forge long-standing companies. With more than 135 IPOs and 200 portfolio companies in the enterprise, consumer and healthcare spaces, Bessemer supports founders and CEOs from their early days through every stage of growth. Bessemer’s global portfolio includes Pinterest, Shopify, Twilio, Yelp, LinkedIn, PagerDuty, DocuSign, Wix, Fiverr, and Toast and has $19 billion of regulatory assets under management. Bessemer has teams of investors and partners located in Tel Aviv, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York, London, Boston, Beijing and Bangalore.
When was Bessemer Venture Partners founded?
Bessemer Venture Partners was founded in 1911
Who is the Founder of Bessemer Venture Partners?
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.
Is Bessemer Venture Partners Hiring?
Bessemer Venture Partners is hiring for position senior associate-talent, for applying you can check their linkedin page
What is the Team Size of Bessemer Venture Partners?
As per the popular social media site LinkedIn, Bessemer Venture Partners has 271 employees.
Where is the Head Office of Bessemer Venture Partners?
Bessemer Venture Partners is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
How much is the revenue of Bessemer Venture Partners?
Bessemer Venture Partners has not publicly revealed the revenue in the last round of funding.
Bessemer Venture Partners Closes Two New Funds, at $4.6 Billion. Congratulations to the entire team. I wish you great success in this endeavour.Shishir Gupta, Founder and CEO, StartupLanes
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