Bessemer Venture Partners has promoted Talia Goldberg from vice president to principal. Goldberg first joined the San Francisco-based venture firm in 2012.
MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), a $4.5 billion global venture capital firm investing in consumer, enterprise and healthcare technology companies, today announced Talia Goldberg’s promotion from vice president to principal. As principal, Talia will lead early and growth stage investments for the firm in consumer internet, marketplaces and software businesses.
Talia has demonstrated an ability to identify interesting investment opportunities and partner with leading companies through notable investments, including Korean payments startup Toss, shipping startup Shippo and field service software platform ServiceTitan. Since joining BVP five years ago, Talia has played a significant role working with many of the firm’s most promising portfolio companies, including Collective Medical Technologies, Dashlane, Raise, ServiceTitan and Vidyard, among others. She serves as a board observer for 42Floors, Raise, ServiceTitan, Shippo, Toss, Vidyard and Wikia.
Based in San Francisco, Talia joined BVP in 2012 with a focus on internet and software businesses. She was most recently named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30: Venture Capital, and has previously been named to Business Insider’s Silicon Valley and New York lists of “30 and Under: Rising Stars Who Find Hot Startup Deals.”
“Talia is at the forefront of the next generation of venture investors,” said Jeremy Levine, partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. Her reputation among entrepreneurs and investment judgment makes her highly deserving of this promotion, and we are delighted to make her a principal.”
“Talia co-led Bessemer’s investment in Shippo’s last round of financing. We are impressed by her deep understanding of our business and the SaaS landscape as a whole,” said Laura Behrens Wu, co-founder and CEO of Shippo. “Her experience around challenges that lie ahead while scaling the business help us think ahead and be prepared. We greatly appreciate that we can approach her with high-level strategic questions as well as nitty-gritty operational matters, such as helping us interview and assess candidates.”
Prior to joining Bessemer, Talia co-founded an adaptive and personalized learning startup and worked at Foursquare, a location-based mobile company, as an early member of the business development team. While at the University of Pennsylvania, Talia was also a founding partner of the Door Room Fund, First Round Capital’s student-run investment fund that now has investment committees across the United States.
Follow Talia on Twitter @TaliaGold or connect to her on LinkedIn.
About Bessemer Venture Partners
Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) is a $4.5B global venture capital firm that invests in consumer, enterprise and healthcare startups from seven offices around the world. One of the longest standing venture capital firms in the world, BVP invested in the early stages of Pinterest, Twitch, Blue Apron and Skype and has helped 121 of its companies go public, including SendGrid, Twilio, MindBody, Shopify, Wix, Yelp and LinkedIn. Follow us @BessemerVP.