[Webinar] Meet The VC: Garrett Goldberg of Bee Partners
June 9, 2021
Meet the VC is a monthly panel event hosted by Early Growth and its partners. This month, we had an engaging discussion with Garrett Goldberg of Bee Partners to discuss fundraising, investment thesis, the current investment climate and more. with our partners Vensure Employer Services, Cushman & Wakefield, Gunderson Dettmer and First Republic.
Founded in 2009, Bee Partners is a pre-seed venture capital firm that partners with revolutionary founders working at the forefront of human-machine convergence across technologies that include robotics, AI, voice, industrial and synthetic biology. The firm leverages a singular approach to detecting new and emerging patterns of business, as well as inside access to fertile but often overlooked entrepreneurial ecosystems, to identify early opportunity in large, untapped markets. Bee’s portfolio companies consistently realize growth at levels that outstrip industry averages and secure follow-on capital from the world’s top VCs.
Watch the replay of the event above, or here.
Early Growth is the largest national provider of outsourced CFO & accounting services in the venture capital space. For over 10 years, Early Growth has been providing finance & accounting, tax, equity management and fund accounting services to startups at all stages. Early Growth is a strategic partner handling your finances so you can focus on your business, customers and team.
As the nation’s fastest-growing professional employer organization (PEO), Vensure Employer Services uses industry-leading technology to offer complete, end-to-end solutions for outsourced payroll, human resources, benefits, risk management and workers’ compensation services. Available to businesses of all sizes, Vensure has the ability to design flexible and economical packages to satisfy even the most complex company missions. In the end, Vensure Employer Services gets businesses back to focusing on what matters most: revenue and growth.
Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 53,000 employees in 400 offices and 60 countries. In 2019, the firm had revenue of $8.8 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com.
Gunderson Dettmer has more than 350 lawyers singularly focused on the global venture capital and emerging companies ecosystem, across nine offices in key venture markets throughout the world, including Silicon Valley, Ann Arbor, Beijing, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco and Singapore. The firm represents more than 2,500 venture-backed companies and over 450 of the world’s top venture capital and growth equity firms, with thousands of their underlying funds. Gunderson Dettmer routinely negotiates about one-third of every venture capital dollar raised worldwide and is the recognized global leader in the representation of venture capital and growth equity funds in their investment activities, negotiating more than 1,000 venture and growth financings every year. For venture-backed companies, the firm provides guidance at every stage in their lifecycle, from launch through IPO and beyond, becoming extensions of their management teams as they progress through each stage of growth.
First Republic is a different kind of bank. We and our wealth management affiliates provide exceptional service in everything we do. It’s one of the reasons for our high level of client satisfaction and why we were named Best Private Bank in North America recently by Private Asset Management Magazine. With more than 60 offices on the West Coast and in the Northeast, we deliver a level of personal service you won’t find anywhere else.
First Republic offers a complete range of lending, deposit, investment, trust and brokerage services. We provide comprehensive business banking including: lending, cash management, deposit and foreign exchange and our affiliates offer investment management services.