Bessemer Venture Partners

  • Hightower Raises $13M Series B Round For Its Leasing Management Service

    Hightower Raises $13M Series B Round For Its Leasing Management Service

    Hightower, a New York-based leasing management platform for commercial real estate, today announced that it has raised a $13 million Series B funding round led by previous investor RRE Ventures. Other participants include Bessemer Venture Partners and Thrive Capital, who together led the company’s $6.5 million Series A round, as well as new investor Pritzker Group Venture Capital. The… Read More

  • Cloud-Based Sales Software Pipedrive Closes $9 Million Series A

    Cloud-Based Sales Software Pipedrive Closes $9 Million Series A

    Pipedrive, which offers Software-as-a-Service designed to help small companies manage and increase sales, has closed another deal of its own. The Estonia/U.S.-based startup and AngelPad alumni has raised a $9 million Series A round led by Bessemer Venture Partners, money it will use to accelerate growth and further build out its product. Read More

  • Valet Startup ZIRX Raises $30M Led By Bessemer, Expands To Offer More Value-Added Services

    Valet Startup ZIRX Raises $30M Led By Bessemer, Expands To Offer More Value-Added Services

    As ZIRX looks to increase the number of services it offers and cities it serves, ZIRX has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The round includes participation from existing investors Norwest Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures, and Bessemer partner Ethan Kurzweil will join the ZIRX board. Read More

  • August Raises $38 Million To Expand Smart Lock Retail Availability

    August Raises $38 Million To Expand Smart Lock Retail Availability

    Smart Lock purveyor August has raised another $38 million in funding, bringing the company’s tally up to $50 million, the company’s co-founder Jason Johnson told TechCrunch. August’s Smart Lock attempts to reinvent the front door and rid the world of physical keys by relegating that duty to a smartphone. As Johnson noted, “Hardware is expensive,” however the new… Read More

  • SpaceTech Is Venture Capital’s Final Frontier

    SpaceTech Is Venture Capital’s Final Frontier

    Today, our new frontiers lie in space, which humanity must eventually colonize for minerals, energy and new homelands. As Carl Sagan observed, “All civilizations become either space-faring, or extinct.” The commercialization of space began in 1965 with the deployment of the first private communications satellite IntelSat1, only 4 years after US FCC Commissioner Craven saw… Read More

  • Bessemer Looks Forward With New $1.6B Fund

    Bessemer Looks Forward With New $1.6B Fund

    Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) announced its latest investment fund today with $1.6B in investments. It has dubbed it BVP IX. It follows a highly successful BVP VIII. Byron Deeter, a partner at BVP says this is just part of the normal fundraising cycle for the company. They are reaching the end of the previous cycle when they launched BVP VIII, and as the funds from that round have… Read More

  • Cloud Security Startup CloudLock Raises $16.5M Round Led By Bessemer

    Cloud Security Startup CloudLock Raises $16.5M Round Led By Bessemer

    CloudLock, the enterprise software startup that helps customers secure cloud data, has raised $16.5 million in Series C funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The new funding will be used to expand beyond the two platforms CloudLock currently covers — Salesforce.com and Google Apps. This brings the startup’s total funding to $28.2 million. CloudLock’s existing investors… Read More

  • Intercom Raises Another $23M For Its New, More Social Approach To CRM

    Intercom Raises Another $23M For Its New, More Social Approach To CRM

    Intercom, a platform for companies to provide personalised customer responses online, is today announcing that it has raised another $23 million — funding that it will use to continue to develop its product, particularly in mobile, and expand its marketing to compete against bigger players like Oracle, SAP and Salesforce (the behemoth that even uses ‘CRM’ as its stock ticker… Read More

  • Action.IO Becomes Nitrous.IO, Raises $1M For Its Development Tools

    Action.IO Becomes Nitrous.IO, Raises $1M For Its Development Tools

    Action.IO, a startup promising to make it easier to create, configure, and share development environments, just announced a new name — Nitrous.IO — and $1 million in seed funding. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from Draper Associates, CrunchFund, 500 Startups, TIBCO Software, Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Golden Gate Ventures, and Peanut… Read More