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BGV Fund Invests in Sherpa Digital Media & Other Emerging Tech Companies

Venture capital firm Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV) recently completed the final close of their BGV III fund with $80 million of investable capital from new and existing investors. The fund invests in a wide range of emerging technologies worldwide, including Sherpa Digital Media, a video content distribution company with capabilities for augmented and virtual reality.     Source
  • 10 Jul, 2017
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BGV III Close Featured in Globes

Globes, the #1 business journal in Israel featured Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV) and the recent close of BGV’s third fund.     BGV has an office located in Herzliya and a multitude of partnerships with Israeli ventures and investors.       Globes in English: http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-bgv-closes-80m-early-stage-vc-fund-1001194683
  • 29 Jun, 2017
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BGV Closes Third Fund, Makes New Investments

New Investments, Fresh Capital, Recent Exits, Mark Momentum for Benhamou Global Ventures PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – June 28, 2017) – Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV), an early-stage venture capital firm with deep Silicon Valley roots and an exclusive focus on enterprise information technology opportunities in global markets, announced the final close of their third fund with
  • 28 Jun, 2017
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BGV Founder Eric Benhamou Delivers Keynote at Axis Cap Digital Paris

BGV Founder and General Partner Eric Benhamou delivered the keynote address at the Axis Cap Digital Paris conference on June 8th, 2017.  The conference defines itself as the following: ‘The annual event Axis Cap Digital Paris is a unique forum for French and European startups to pitch their innovative technologies to high caliber active investors and industry leaders from around the
  • 15 Jun, 2017
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AI from an Investment Perspective

Yashwanth Hemaraj, Principal at BGV participates in a panel discussing the impact of AI from an investment perspective, the challenges, the risks, trends, the role of Deep Learning, successful AI use cases, and more. Listen to full panel discussion here. Source: https://www.infoq.com/presentations/ai-investment
  • 25 Apr, 2017
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Ex-Palm, 3com CEO on Venture ‘Return to Normal,’ China Concerns

Eric Benhamou, the venture investor who ran 3Com and Palm before they were sold to Hewlett-Packard, is eyeing opportunities in China and the end of the “unicorn bubble” as he closes his third investment fund at Palo Alto-based Benhamou Global Ventures. This TechFlash Q&A came shortly after a Menlo Park e-commerce company he was involved
  • 17 Apr, 2017
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E-commerce Tech Startup backed by 3com, Palm ex-CEO Bought by China Company

Grid Dynamics, backed by the former CEO of 3com and Palm, was acquired on Friday by Teamsun, China’s leading IT service provider. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Grid Dynamics had raised only $1.8 million since its founding in 2006, growing the business without needing more.              
  • 11 Apr, 2017
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Benhamou Global Ventures Announces Two Exits From BGV II

Firm’s Global Enterprise Operating Expertise Bolsters Early-Stage Tech Entrepreneurs Palo Alto, CA –  April 4, 2017 – Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV), an early-stage venture capital firm with deep Silicon Valley roots and an exclusive focus on enterprise information technology opportunities in global markets, announced two more exits from BGV II – which first invested in
  • 7 Apr, 2017
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Benhamou Global Ventures: Enabling the Digital Transformation of the Enterprise

Benhamou Global Ventures (“BGV”) is an early-stage venture capital firm with deep Silicon Valley roots and an exclusive focus on enterprise information technology opportunities in global markets. BGV currently has 20 active investments across its fund II and fund III portfolios. With offices in Palo Alto, California and Tel Aviv, Israel, the BGV team has
  • 4 Apr, 2017
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Zynga Appoints Janice Roberts to its Board

San Francisco, Feb. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), a leading provider of social game services, today announced that two new directors are joining its Board, Carol G. Mills and Janice M. Roberts. “I’m proud to welcome Carol and Janice to Zynga’s Board of Directors,” said Frank Gibeau, CEO of Zynga. “Janice’s expertise
  • 6 Feb, 2017
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