David Cowan

Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners

David Cowan

David Cowan

Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners

Overview
Career Highlights

Good Technology Corp.
Visto Corp.
VeriSign, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

4712

Number of Boards

41

Birthday

1966

Age

53

Number of Awards

7

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Investor at Auth0, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Team8 Labs Ltd.

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Co-Founder at Keep Holdings, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Bastille Networks, Inc.

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Investor at Twilio, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Vimo, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Figure Eight Technologies, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Co-Founder at Qwilt, Inc.

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Former Founding Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners

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Director at Aceria Ltd.

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David Cowan
Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners
Education
B.A. Mathematics & Computer Science

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Partner
2002 - Current

Bessemer Venture Partners focuses on early-stage venture capital investments across a variety of industries including: clean technology, cloud computing, cyber security, financial services, healthcare, infrastructure 2.0, mobile technology, and online retail. The firm invests globally. They also have specific investment mandates focusing on Brazil, India, Israel and Russia.

Advisor
Current

Spire Global, Inc. operates as a satellite-powered data company that collects global positioning system radio occultation data to support weather forecasting, and also flies payloads to collect automatic identification system transmissions from ships and automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast signals from aircraft. The company was founded by Peter Platzer, Jeroen Cappaert, Suzanne Aaronson, Janet J. Kraus, Réka Kovács, and Joel Spark in April 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Figure Eight Technologies, Inc. operates as a crowdsourcing platform. The firm offers web date collection, Google search relevance, data collection service, open source data sets, and data scientist skills. The company was founded by Lukas Biewald and Chris Van Pelt in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board
Current

Keep Holdings, Inc. owns and operates online advertising platforms. Its platform offers trending products, featured products, and gift guides, and allows retailers to add and sell their products to shoppers on its platform. The firm's products include AdKeeper, Swizzle and Keep. The company was founded by Scott Kurnit and MaryAnn Bekkedahl in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Current

Smule, Inc. develops interactive sonic media applications for the iPhone. It also operates a social platform that allows people using its application to create music together. The company was founded by Jeffrey C. Smith and Alex Rae in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Director
Current

Flock, Inc. develops social web browsers. The firm helps its users to connect, share, and discover web. It also helps its clients to create and share videos, photos, blogs, feeds, and comments across social communities, media providers and popular websites. The company was founded by Bhavin Turakhia, Anthony Young, Geoffrey Arone and Bart Decrem in 2005 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Political Donations
$2,500
2013
$2,500
2012
$2,142
2011
Transactions
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Akamai Technologies, Inc. purchases Nominum, Inc. from Deutsche Telekom Strategic Investments GmbH, SVB Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Globespan Capital Management LLC, Morgenthaler Management Corp.

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FireEye, Inc. purchases iSight Partners, Inc. from Bessemer Venture Partners

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F5 Networks, Inc. purchases Defense.Net, Inc. from Bessemer Venture Partners

Investments
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Keep Holdings, Inc. owns and operates online advertising platforms. Its platform offers trending products, featured products, and gift guides, and allows retailers to add and sell their products to shoppers on its platform. The firm's products include AdKeeper, Swizzle and Keep. The company was founded by Scott Kurnit and MaryAnn Bekkedahl in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Votizen, Inc. provides authenticity of registration. It provides tools to connect voters who share the same views along with a delivery mechanism to reach the voters' specific elected representatives. The company was founded in March 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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MashLogic, Inc. provides contextual information about content on websites. It has developed a Firefox extension that allows users to create a customized web browsing experience. It offers browser tools for Firefox and Internet explorer that can change the hyperlinks on a publisher's website to include other relevant information such as links to Wikipedia or Linkedin profiles. The company was founded in 2007 by Johan Sundström, David J. Cowan and Justin Label and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #73
2015
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #61
2013
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #88
2012
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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