Archive!
All the posts tagged with this name

BGV Founder Eric Benhamou to Speak at True Global Ventures’ ‘Disruption in Financial Services’ Event in San Francisco

True Global Ventures has held 17 highly praised Disruption in Financial Services events in New York (3 times), San Francisco, Singapore (3 times), Beijing, Hong Kong (twice), Shanghai, Mumbai, Stockholm (twice), London (twice) and Paris. We are stringing together fintech trends and what Financial Institutions in the future might look like. We showcase growth stage fintech startups,
  • 2 Aug, 2017
  • Posted by Anik Bose
  • 3 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More

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
  • Posted by Anik Bose
  • 9 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More

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
  • Posted by Anik Bose
  • 5 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More

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
  • Posted by Anik Bose
  • 8 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More

Optimal Stopping Algorithms And Venture Investing

Eric Benhamou BGV Founder and General Partner shares his perspective on how “optimal stopping” computer algorithms may inform venture capital investment decisions. What does “optimal stopping” have to do with venture capital investing? More than you may think at first blush. “Optimal stopping” refers to the classical computer science problem of deciding when to stop
  • 12 Dec, 2016
  • Posted by Anik Bose
  • 5 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More

Measuring The Pulse Of The Cyber Security Industry

Eric Benhamou BGV Founder and General Partner shares his impressions of the 2016 RSA conference and trade show This year, I dedicated almost 3 full days to attending the RSA cyber security trade show and conference. I was in good company: over 40,000 attendees and 400 exhibitors. My head is still spinning and my feet
  • 7 Mar, 2016
  • Posted by Anik Bose
  • 4 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More

The Fallacy Of Unicorn Hunting

Eric Benhamou BGV Founder and General Partner shares his perspective on the fallacy of Unicorn hunting. These days, it is hard to escape the Unicorn fetish phenomenon in the world of Venture Capital. No self respecting VC blog would be complete without a few postings on the subject. This one captures the perspective shared by
  • 18 Aug, 2015
  • Posted by Anik Bose
  • 3 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More

Ayehu Appoints Eric Benhamou and Chris Keene as Chairman Of The Board and Independent Director Respectively

PALO ALTO, Calif. and TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ayehu, leading developer of powerful and innovative IT Process Automation solutions, announced today that it has appointed prominent industry players Eric Benhamou and Chris Keene to its Board of Directors. This news, coupled with the addition of several new customers, demonstrates the company’s
  • 12 Aug, 2015
  • Posted by Anik Bose
  • 4 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More

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
  • Posted by Anik Bose
  • 5 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More