Bain Capital Ventures

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Bain Capital Ventures LLC
Type Limited liability company
Industry Financial services, Investment management
Founded 1984
Headquarters Boston, Massachusetts, New York, New York, Palo Alto, California
Key people Managing Directors: Ajay Agarwal, John Connolly, Jeff Crisan, Scott Friend, Jeffrey Glass, Michael Krupka, James Nahirny, J. Benjamin Nye, Jeffrey Schwartz
Products Venture Capital
Total assets $2.1 billion
Employees 30+
Parent Bain Capital LLC

Bain Capital Ventures LLC is the venture capital division within Bain Capital, which has approximately $60 billion of assets under management worldwide. The firm's early-stage investments have included Staples, LinkedIn, Kiva, and Bain Capital Ventures manages approximately $2 billion of committed capital, has over 70 active portfolio companies, and has offices in Boston, New York, and Palo Alto.


  • Business Services
  • Consumer
  • Healthcare
  • Internet & Mobile
  • Software


Bain Capital Ventures has raised slightly over $2 billion of investor capital since 2001 across five investment funds. The firm is currently investing its fifth fund, Bain Capital Venture Fund 2012, which raised $600 million from investors. The following is a summary of Bain's private equity funds raised from its inception through the beginning of 2012:[1]

Fund Vintage Year Committed Capital ($m)
Bain Capital Venture Fund 2001 $250
Bain Capital Venture Partners 2005 2005 $250
Bain Capital Venture Partners 2007 2007 $500
Bain Capital Venture Partners 2009 2009 $525
Bain Capital Venture Partners 2012 2012 $660

Recent investments include: AdReady,[2] Ameritox, Apparent Networks,[3] AppAssure Software, Appriss, Archer Technologies,, BloomReach, Booker Software,.[4] dynaTrace software,[5] Enclarity, Enservio, Fingerhut, INRIX, Invoke Solutions, iPAY, Kiva Systems, Lala Media, LinkedIn,[6] MagazineRadar, Manicube,[7] MedeAnalytics,[8] Memento,[9] Nomis Solutions,, The Princeton Review, Rave Wireless,[10] Rapid7,[11] RDC, Skyhook Wireless,[12][13]Stackdriver,[14] SurveyMonkey,[15] Targetspot,[16] TheFind, Thumbplay, Tokbox,[17] TravelCLICK, TxVia,[18] vAuto, VMLogix, VMTurbo,[19] Vonage, and ZeroTurnaround.


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