Look at BVP's anti portfolio


All the startups one of the world's most legendary firm let go of. 

Apple: "BVP had the opportunity to invest in pre-IPO secondary stock in Apple at a $60M valuation. BVP's Neill Brownstein called it 'outrageously expensive.'"

Facebook: "Jeremy Levine spent a weekend at a corporate retreat in the summer of 2004 dodging persistent Harvard undergrad Eduardo Saverin's rabid pitch. Finally, cornered in a lunch line, Jeremy delivered some sage advice 'Kid, haven't you heard of Friendster? Move on. It's over!'"

Paypal: "David Cowan passed on the Series A round. 'Rookie team, regulatory nightmare', and, 4 years later, a $1.5 billion acquisition by eBay."


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