Bain Capital Ventures is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing across all stages of a company's growth from providing seed capital through disruptive seed/startup stage, early stage, mid and late stage, growth equity, and leveraged buyouts. It focuses on high-growth enterprise software opportunities across functions and industries including in SaaS and data services, marketing technology, digital media, telecommunications, application software, security analytics, business services, consumer and retail, healthcare, Internet and mobile, software businesses, information software and services, e-commerce, diagnostics, software infrastructure, software IP, hardware, database, financial technology, education, technology with a focus on healthcare services, healthcare information technology, for-profit education, and technology-enabled business services. The firm will invest in United States with a focus on New York, San Francisco and Silicon Valley, and Boston and the midwest. The firm prefers to invest anywhere between $100,000 and $100 million of growth equity in its portfolio companies and through partnering can also lead transactions requiring equity capital in excess of $150 million. For Series A and growth capital investments, it invests in the range of $3 million to $5 million. Bain Capital Ventures was founded in 2001 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts with additional offices in New York, New York; San Francisco, California; and Palo Alto, California. It operates as a subsidiary of Bain Capital, LLC.