Investment Criteria

With $4 billion of committed capital, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) is one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms in the United States. IVP typically invests $10 to $100 million per company and takes a long-term perspective towards value-creation. The partnership is currently investing IVP XIV, a $1 billion later-stage fund focused on rapidly-growing technology and media companies.

IVP Finances Innovation

IVP is committed to working with exceptional entrepreneurs who are building successful technology and media businesses. Our partnership provides the insight, the capital, and the contacts necessary to accelerate and manage growth. We work hard to become a trusted partner of every management team that we invest in.

IVP Looks for High-Growth Businesses

New technologies are advancing at a faster pace than ever before. IVP seeks out dynamic management teams that are addressing high-growth markets where they can achieve dominant market share. IVP works with our management teams to seize the opportunities presented by change and to optimize the potential for their businesses.

IVP Believes in Partnership

We commit significant time and capital resources to every investment. The executives that we work with communicate business issues to us frequently and clearly, and we work with them to solve problems. IVP has invested in over 300 companies, and 98 of them have gone public. We are proud of this tradition of success, and we are working to continue to produce exceptional results with the next generation of technology leaders.

Investment Parameters:


Investment Focus: Growth companies with over $10 million in revenue
Investment Amount: $10 million to $100 million
Investor Role: Lead or value-added co-investor
Geography: Primarily United States
Use of Funds: Venture growth investments, industry rollups, recapitalizations, secondaries, spinouts, and select public market transactions

We are currently working to identify the most promising and innovative companies within the Consumer and Enterprise sectors.