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When Venture Capital Fails Spectacularly: The Bessemer Venture Partners Story

by | 8th, April 2014

Bessemer Venture Partners

WE’VE all heard about the titans of the silicon Valley venture capital industry. One day they put 30 cents into the stock of some company enabling people to show cat photos to each other and then three weeks later they’re running off with $10 billion from the IPO.

All most, most, annoying.

However, there’s one company out there that has been doing this venture capital stuff for over a century now. And they’ve made some quite glorious suck ups. No, not in what Bessemer Venture Partners did invest in, rather in what they didn’t. And they’re self-confident enough to tell us what they did fail to invest in too .

On investing in e-Bay:

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