Investing Profile

David Cowan

VCInvestor

Aerospace and Cybersecurity VC

bvp.com/team/david-cowanRedwood City, California
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Harvard University Network
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Bessemer Venture Partners Network
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Bessemer Venture Partners Partner
$100K - $75.0M
$25.0M
73
$1.85B
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Visor
Seed RoundSep 2021$5M
$32M
Co-investors: Lawrence Bohn (General Catalyst), John Monagle (General Catalyst), Nan Li (Obvious Ventures), Neil Sequeira (Defy Partners), Paul Levine (Sapphire Ventures), Paul Buchheit (Y Combinator), Ruchi Sanghvi (South Park Commons), Aditya Agarwal (South Park Commons), Niklas Zennström (Atomico), Maia Heymann (Converge Venture Partners), Karl Alomar (M13), Mark Poag (Fitz Gate Ventures), Jim Cohen (Fitz Gate Ventures), Bryan Rosenblatt (Craft Ventures), David Sacks (Craft Ventures), Mary D'Onofrio (Bessemer Venture Partners), Jordan A.D. Fudge (Sinai Ventures), Jeff Bussgang (Flybridge Capital Partners), Andreas Ehn
Claroty
Series DJun 2021$140M
Series ASep 2016$32M
$230M
Co-investors: Tobias Jahn (Hitachi Ventures), Nadav Zafrir (Team8), Yuval Shachar (Team8), Zvika Naggan (Red Dot Capital Partners)
Xanadu
Series BMay 2021$100M
$100M
Co-investors: Rishi Ratan (Rough Draft Ventures)
Contractbook
Series BMay 2021$30M
Series ADec 2020$9.4M
€3.5M
$39M
Co-investors: Darian Shirazi (Gradient Ventures), John Curtius (Tiger Global Management), Mary D'Onofrio (Bessemer Venture Partners)
DroneDeploy
Series FJan 2021
Series EFeb 2020$50M
Series DNov 2019$35M
Venture RoundOct 2019
$140M
Co-investors: Jeff Clavier (Uncork Capital), Kevin Spain (Emergence Capital), Alexander Niehenke (Scale Venture Partners), Thomas Korte (AngelPad), Carine Magescas (AngelPad), Eric Tobias (High Alpha), Seth Corder (High Alpha), Mike Fitzgerald (High Alpha), Kristian Andersen (High Alpha)
Iris Automation
Series BDec 2020$13M
Venture RoundOct 2020
Series AJan 2018$8M
$24M
Co-investors: Michael Berolzheimer (BEE Partners), Geoff Ralston (Y Combinator), Leo De Luna (Ponte Partners), Garrett Goldberg (BEE Partners), Tess Hatch (Bessemer Venture Partners), Sebastien de Halleux (Graph Ventures), Paul Buchheit (Y Combinator), Kevin Moore (KRM Interests LLC), Jude Gomila (Jude Gomila Rolling Fund), Immad Akhund, Jeremy Yap
Contractbook, Inc.
Series ADec 2020$9.4M
$9.4M
Co-investors: Darian Shirazi (Gradient Ventures), Mary D'Onofrio (Bessemer Venture Partners)
Auth0
Series FJul 2020$120M
Venture RoundJun 2020
Series EMay 2019$100M
Series CJun 2017$30M
Series BAug 2016$15M
$330M
Co-investors: Manu Kumar (K9 Ventures), George Bischof (Meritech Capital Partners), Karan Mehandru (Trinity Ventures), Anders Ranum (Sapphire Ventures), Sunil Nagaraj (Ubiquity Ventures), Chris DeVore (Founders' Co-op), Ariel Arrieta (NXTP Labs), Marcus Bartram
Co-writer, co-star BubbleProof2017 - Present
Performing Member Voices in Harmony2006 - Present
Partner Bessemer Venture Partners1992 - Present
Director, Writer Lies in the Attic2016 - 2016
CEO Good Technology1996 - 1997
Chairman, Co-Founder VeriSign1995 - 1995
Harvard Business School MBA
Harvard University AB Computer Science and Mathematics