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Brian Feinstein leads Bessemer Venture Partners’ investments in Brazil and Russia, where he is focused on internet and software. Founded in 1911, Bessemer is the oldest venture capital firm in the world and is currently investing out of a $1.6 billion global fund with a presence in New York,  Boston, California, Israel, India, Brazil, and Russia. Bessemer was an early investor in companies like Skype, Verisign, LinkedIn, Yelp,, Playdom, and OLX, and is looking to invest in the next generation of leading Latin American internet and software companies.

Brian previously worked out of Bessemer¹s New York office and was involved in the firm¹s investments in Playdom (acq. Disney), Zoosk, Mindbody, United Capital, and Knewton. Prior, Brian worked at Blackstone, where he focused on technology and energy buyout and growth equity investments. Brian was the co-founder and managing partner of Opera New Media, a full service digital advertising agency providing web development, SEM, SEO, and media planning/buying services.

Brian holds a B.A. in government from Harvard University.

Head of Emerging Markets at Bessemer Venture Partners

All Appearances (in reverse date order)

  1. Nov 29 2011

    Red Innova 2011

    Innovation + Internet + Ideas + Business

    Red Innova is the #1 Tech Conference on Innovation, Internet, Businesses and Entrepreneurship where Latin America meets the world. It is the most relevant gathering for entrepreneurs, investors and people passionate about the Internet and Innovation…

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  • Venture Capitalist at Bessemer Venture Partners
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