On Tuesday, Oct.14, we continued our annual Silicon Valley Pitch Trek, where ten startups are selected from a pitch contest and taken to Silicon Valley to pitch to the top firms and get real, live feedback from potential investors and learn more about the different investment philosophies of these firms. With 100 years of investing experience, Bessemer was a highly desired location for our top five selected entrepreneurs. The team at Bessemer, Sunil James & Sunil Nagaraj, or the Sunils as we called them- were gracious hosts and provided valuable feedback and advice for these MIT start-ups.
Although it was the last VC firm our group visited on the trip, Bessemer was definitely not the least. Their experience with seed, early stage, and expansion companies across the globe, helped our Pitch Trek team gain great insight into variable investment opportunities, and helped our founders create a well-rounded picture for their business.
A big thank you to the Bessemer team for their hospitality, time, and insight. We look forward to seeing you next year!