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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: 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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Active Investing In Early Stage Technology Startups

Anik Bose, BGV General Partner shares his perspective on VC value-add in early stage start-ups. Venture Capital firms invest significant effort to convince tech founders to accept their financing deals, often citing the active role they will play in helping the founder build the company (i.e. beyond money/smart money). Vineet Jain, CEO and co-founder of
  • 26 May, 2016
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Venture Capitalists Innovate Business Model

Eric Benhamou Founder and General Partner of BGV shares his perspective.  In her recent HBR post “Venture Capitalists Get Paid Well to Lose Money”, Diane Mulcahy offers a stinging indictment of the VC industry. In not so many words, she charges venture capitalists with the cardinal sins of gluttony by gulping fat fixed fees for
  • 5 Aug, 2015
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