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Eric Arnold

BS '00

Vice President
Bessemer Venture Partners (New York, NY)


Eric Arnold is a Vice President in BVP's New York office, where he focuses on the financial services, consumer internet, and media sectors. Eric serves on the board of United Capital Financial Advisers and also works closely with Hunch and Soleil Securities.

Previously, Eric was a Senior Associate with Battery Ventures. Eric was also a personal investor in Stereogum, an independent music site that was acquired by Buzznet Media. Earlier, he was part of the Venture Capital Group at the World Bank's International Finance Corporation, identifying early stage technology investments in emerging markets. Among his investments with IFC was Novica, a global artisan e-commerce company. Eric has also worked in the internal incubator group of InterActiveCorp, and began his career in Morgan Stanley's Merger and Acquisitions group.

Eric holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a B.S. in Applied Economics and Business Management, magna cum laude, from Cornell University.


Eric graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a BS in Applied Economics, and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.