Monday, December 26, 2011

VC Bio: Jeremy Levine

Jeremy Levine is a partner in Bessemer’s New York office. He joined the firm in 2001 and focuses primarily on software and Internet companies. He has led investments for Bessemer in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

He currently serves on the boards of consumer-Internet companies including Pinterest, Wikia and Yelp; online-retail businesses including Onestop and KupiVIP ; SaaS companies including Convertro, MindBody and Parallels; and software firms including eEye Digital Security, Intego, and Metalogix. Jeremy led BVP’s original investment in business-networking site LinkedIn (IPO) and co-led the firm’s investment in Gerson Lehrman Group, a company that offers businesses an online network of experts. He also served on the boards of Gracenote, OLX and Quidsi before each was acquired.

Prior to joining Bessemer, Jeremy was vice president of operations at Dash, an Internet-software publisher. He came to Dash from AEA Investors, a management-buyout firm, where he specialized in consumer products and light industrials. He started his career as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co.

Jeremy graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in computer science and economics.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

up and coming vc.