Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) invests in early-stage, hyper-growth startups, partnering closely with entrepreneurs to build durable businesses. BVP is a global firm with offices in Menlo Park, Cambridge, New York, Bangalore, Herzliya and Sao Paulo. With $4 billion under management, BVP invests anywhere from $100,000 to $75 million in innovative companies like Pinterest, Twilio, Box, LinkedIn, Shopify, Yelp, Skype, and CornerstoneOnDemand. Over 100 BVP companies have gone public in the last three years alone, BVP has had 36 exits (IPO and M&A) and made new investments in more than 70 companies. Learn more at bvp.com and follow us on Twitter @BessemerVP.
DFJ is a venture capital firm that partners with extraordinary entrepreneurs who set out to change the world. Since 1985, DFJ’s core funds have raised over $5 billion. Our investments include Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU), Box (NYSE: BOX), Cylance, Nervana (Intel), Planet, Redfin (NYSE: RDFN), Skype, SolarCity (Tesla), SpaceX, Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA), Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), Tumblr (Yahoo!), Unity, Yammer (Microsoft), and Zoox. DFJ works with companies at seed, early and growth stages, with the goal of creating iconic and lasting businesses. DFJ invests in emerging markets including consumer, enterprise, and disruptive technologies.
Learn more at dfj.com.
Since 1983, Battery has been investing in technology and innovation worldwide. The firm partners with entrepreneurs and management teams across technology sectors, geographies and stages of a company’s life, from seed, start-up and expansion financing, to growth equity and buyouts. Battery has supported many breakthrough companies around the world, including seven companies who have IPO’d in the past fourteen months. Its current portfolio includes emerging and more established firms such as Bazaarvoice (IPO), Calxeda, Continuuity, Cumulus Networks, Delphix, ExactTarget (IPO), Guidewire (IPO), Kontangent, Marketo, Nutanix, Opscode, and Zerto. Battery has offices in Boston, Silicon Valley and Israel. It has raised nearly $4B since inception, and is currently investing a $750M fund.
For more information, visit www.battery.com.
Genesis Partners is Israel’s leading innovation-driven venture capital fund. Genesis partners with exceptional entrepreneurs to build successful, fast-growing companies. Genesis shares their vision and passion that technological innovation creates tremendous business opportunity. Genesis Partners believes that it’s all about the people. Genesis builds long-term partnerships with entrepreneurs whose vision, passion, integrity, and execution skills build market leaders. Genesis focus on seed and early-stage investments in the information and communication technology (ICT) sectors. Genesis Partners manages over $600 million in capital commitments across four funds, and has made over 110 investments with 46 successful exits, including SolarEdge (Nasdaq: SEDG), AudioCodes (Nasdaq: AUDC), ClickSoftware (Nasdaq: CKSW), Wintegra (acquired by PMC Sierra), Fundtech (Nasdaq: FNDT), Modem-Art (acquired by Agere) , Allot Communications (Nasdaq: ALLT) and Worklight (acquired by IBM). Genesis Partners has strong ties to the Israeli entrepreneurial community and the global technology industry, and a strong team of venture professionals with extensive experience in venture capital, technology, operations, innovation and entrepreneurship.
For more information, visit Genesis Partners.
Opus Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm with more than $1 billion of committed capital under management, investing in committed, high integrity entrepreneurs building market-leading technology companies. The team has participated in the successful outcomes of more than 80 companies (including 50 IPOs) in the U.S. and Israel including Adaptec, AirGate PCS, BlueNile, Brocade, Ciena, DoubleClick, Electronics for Imaging, FedEx, Genesys, Harmonic, Informatica, Kidaro, and Vantive. Opus Capital is headquartered on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, California.
For more information, visit www.opuscapital.com.