Talia is a Venture Capitalist at Bessemer Venture Partners.
Talia focuses on Internet and software businesses and is particularly interested in marketplaces, mobile video, self-serve software platforms, and networked communities. Talia is involved in the firms investments in Raise, Wikia, Vidyard, Pinterest, and ServiceTitan, among others. She also serves as a Board Observer for many of these companies.
Talia graduated summa cum laude with honors from the University of Pennsylvania where she created her own major between the Wharton School of Business and the College of Arts & Sciences. She majored in Entrepreneurship and Finance and minored in Spanish. While in school, Talia was a founding partner of the Dorm Room Fund, First Round Capital's student run investment fund that now has investment committees across the U.S., and was on the founding team of an adaptive and personalized learning startup.
Prior to joining Bessemer, Talia worked at foursquare, a location based mobile company in NYC as an early member of the business development team. She also interned for the finance and operations team at Simple Finance, a consumer facing mobile banking solution (acquired by BBVA).