Case | HBS Case Collection | May 2004 (Revised June 2004)

Sarvega

by Paul A. Gompers and Vanessa del Valle Broussard

Abstract

David Cowan, general partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, has taken the lead on Sarvega, a Bessemer-backed company that was recently orphaned by the departure of one of Bessemer's other general partners. Cowan must decide whether to reinvest in Sarvega and, if so, under what terms.

Keywords: Decisions; Venture Capital; Investment; Governance Compliance; Resignation and Termination; Negotiation Deal; Partners and Partnerships; Information Technology Industry;

Citation:

Gompers, Paul A., and Vanessa del Valle Broussard. "Sarvega." Harvard Business School Case 204-137, May 2004. (Revised June 2004.)