VC  Benhamou Global Ventures

     Office Locations:

33 Rue la Fayette
Paris, 75009

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  • Early



  • Information Technology



    Formed in 2003, Benhamou Global Ventures invests and plays an active role in innovative high tech firms throughout the world. The firm is operated by Eric Benhamou, the former CEO of 3Com. BGV's accomplishments center on the creation and intelligent deployment of information technology towards improving the performance of businesses and non-profits, and the quality of life of individuals around the world. The firm invests Eric Benhamou's personal capital, and aims to offer entrepreneurs a real-time education in running a high-tech business along with funding. Benhamou Global Ventures maintains relationships with several Silicon Valley lenders and venture capital companies firms as well, including Accel Partners, Allegis Capital, and Northwest Venture Partners. BGV announced the first close of funding for BGV II LP May of 2014. The fund is focused on seed and early stage investing in enterprise technology including security, cloud-based services, web scale infrastructure, mobility and the emerging Internet of Things. Benhamou closed its third fund (June of 2017) with $80 million of investable capital.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Amir Nayyerhabibi Principal
    Anik Bose General Partner
    Barak Ben-Avinoam Partner
    Eric Benhamou Founder and General Partner
    Eric Buatois General PartnerAssistant


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










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      Series C


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