Bain Capital Ventures

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Bain Capital Ventures LLC
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, Michael Krupka, J. Benjamin Nye
Products Venture capital
AUM $3.1 billion
Number of employees
Parent Bain Capital

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 Systems, and Bain Capital Ventures manages $3.1 billion of committed capital, has over 70 active portfolio companies, and has offices in Boston, New York City, and Palo Alto.


Bain Capital Ventures has raised slightly over $3 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
Bain Capital Venture Partners 2014 2014 $650, $200[2]

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


  1. ^ Data collected from Preqin, a private equity database system
  2. ^ Shieber, Jonathan. "Bain Capital Ventures Raises $850 Million In Two New Funds". TechCrunch. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  3. ^ AdReady nails $10 million from Bain, Khosla Ventures
  4. ^ Apparent Networks Obtains Expansion Capital Investment From Leading Venture Firms
  5. ^ Rao, Leena. "Online Billing SaaS Billtrust Raises $25M From Bain Capital Ventures". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  6. ^ Roslyn, Darah. "Booker Raises $27.5 Million Led by Bain Capital Ventures." Press release. The Wall Street Journal. April 16, 2013
  7. ^ LinkedIn Closes Its Round; Got That Billion Dollar Valuation
  8. ^ Kirsner, Scott. "In-office manicure startup Manicube collects $5 million from Bain". Boston Globe. Archived from the original on 16 April 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  9. ^ Mede Secures $50M of Funding Led by Bain Capital Ventures
  10. ^ Memento Secures $10M
  11. ^ Rave Wireless Raises $7 Million For Mobile Safety Services
  12. ^ Rapid7 Secures Venture Funding from Bain Capital to Further Advance its Leading Vulnerability Management Solutions
  13. ^ Skyhook Wireless Secures $8.5 million of New Financing to Fuel Global Expansion
  14. ^ Skyhook Wireless Closes $6.5 Million In Venture And Corporate Funding Round
  15. ^ VMware vets launch Stackdriver, raise $5M from Bain Capital Ventures
  16. ^ SurveyMonkey Announces Group Led by Spectrum Equity to Become Majority Investor
  17. ^ Video Chat Service TokBox Raises $10 Million From Bain
  18. ^ TxVia, Inc. Raises $15.5M in Series C Financing, led by Bain Capital Ventures
  19. ^ VMTurbo grabs $10M from Bain, Highland to expand cloud virtualization solutions

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