Bessemer Ventures Partners is a venture capital firm that was founded in 1911 and is based in New York City. The firm has a long history of investing in early-stage technology entities, and has helped to fund many successful startups over the years. Some notable companies that Bessemer Ventures has invested in include LinkedIn, Shopify, Twitch, and Pinterest.The firm focuses on investing in companies in the software, internet, and mobile sectors, and has a particular interest in cloud computing, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence. It typically invests in firms that have demonstrated a strong product-market fit and have a clear path to profitability and it is known for its 'anti-portfolio,' a list of organizations that it passed on investing in, but went on to become hugely successful. This list includes luminaries such as Google, Facebook, and Airbnb.In addition to providing capital, Bessemer Venture Partners offers a range of hands-on resources and support to its portfolio companies, including access to its extensive network of industry experts and entrepreneurs, as well as guidance on strategic planning, marketing, and recruiting.Bessemer Venture Partners is also committed to sustainability and social impact, and looks for entities that address important societal challenges or have the potential to make a positive impact on the world.The firm has offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York City, Boston, Mumbai, and Herzliya, and manages over $5 billion in assets. Bessemer Ventures takes an active approach to investing, and provides support and guidance to its portfolio organizations to help them achieve success.