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IVP Welcomes Tanium to Its Portfolio

9/2/15
IVP is excited to welcome Tanium to its portfolio. What does Tanium do in plain English?... Read More

IVP Welcomes AlienVault to Its Portfolio

8/19/15
AlienVault, the leading provider of Unified Security Management and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced it has closed a $52 million Series E funding round, which brings the company’s total funding raised to nearly $116 million. New investor Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) led the round with strong participation from existing investors, including Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and GGV Capital.... Read More

Ten Minutes with Steve Harrick of Institutional Venture Partners

7/30/15
Steve Harrick discusses current trends and future outlook within the technology industry.... Read More

GitHub Raises $250 Million at $2 Billion Valuation

7/29/15
Capital raise puts company’s total funding at $350 million... Read More

Congratulations to MINDBODY!

6/19/15
Today, MINDBODY (Nasdaq: MB), the world’s leading online wellness services marketplace raised $100 million in its initial public offering to further the company’s mission of using technology to improve the wellness of the world.... Read More

IVP Welcomes Sumo Logic to Its Portfolio

6/1/15
Sumo Logic has raised $80 million in a round led by DFJ Growth, with new investor Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) and participation from existing investors Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures and Accel Partners.... Read More

IVP Welcomes NerdWallet to Its Portfolio

5/12/15
NerdWallet today announced a $64 million Series A funding round led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) with participation from RRE Ventures, iGlobe Partners and additional angel investors.... Read More

IVP Ranks #1 on GrowthCap’s Top 25 Growth Equity Firms List

5/7/15
GrowthCap LLC announced today its annual Top 25 Growth Equity Firms ranking. Topping the list this year was IVP... Read More

Thomas Loverro Joins Institutional Venture Partners

5/5/15
IVP is pleased to announce a new addition to its investment team. Thomas Loverro joins IVP as a Vice President and will focus on investing in later-stage, high-growth consumer and enterprise companies.... Read More

Announcing IVP XV

4/23/15
Today, IVP announces IVP XV, a $1.4 billion fund dedicated to investing in high-growth, later-stage technology companies.... Read More

IVP Welcomes Vessel to the Portfolio

4/17/15
Today, we are announcing that Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) has led a Series B financing in Vessel, an exciting new video service which launched just a few weeks ago.... Read More

IVP Welcomes Slack to Its Portfolio

4/16/15
Slack, the essential team communication platform, today announced it has raised $160 million in new investment at a post-funding valuation of $2.8 billion.... Read More

Roseanne Wincek and Alexander Lim Join Institutional Venture Partners

4/5/15
IVP is pleased to announce two new additions to its investment team. Roseanne Wincek joins IVP as a Vice President and will focus on investing in later-stage, high-growth consumer and enterprise companies. Alexander Lim joins IVP as an Associate and will focus on identifying and evaluating later-stage enterprise software, Internet, and mobile investments.... Read More

IVP Welcomes Pindrop Security to Its Portfolio

2/19/15
Institutional Venture Partners leads funding round along with existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Citi Ventures, Felicis Ventures and Redpoint Ventures... Read More

SoFi Makes the Grade – IVP Partners to Help Extend Credit to Recent Graduates

2/3/15
Today, IVP announced our participation in a $200 million financing round in SoFi, the company revolutionizing consumer lending for early career professionals.... Read More

IVP Promotes Somesh Dash and Eric Liaw to General Partners

1/12/15
IVP is pleased to announce that Somesh Dash and Eric Liaw have been promoted to General Partners. The promotion recognizes their contributions to IVP and highlights the firm's continued momentum in strengthening its investment team.... Read More

Institutional Venture Partners Hires Tracy Hogan as CFO

1/7/15
IVP is pleased to announce the addition of Tracy Hogan as Chief Financial Officer.... Read More

Oracle Buys Datalogix

12/22/14
Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Datalogix, the industry-recognized leader at connecting offline consumer spending to digital marketing that helps marketers increase the effectiveness and measurability of their advertising.... Read More

IVP Concludes Successful Year

12/18/14
IVP Surpasses 100 Portfolio Company IPOs with Five IPOs in 2014... Read More

Congratulations to our friends at OnDeck!

12/17/14
OnDeck is the most highly valued New York-based, venture-backed technology company to go public this century.... Read More

IVP Welcomes Woven Digital to Its Portfolio

12/11/14
Woven Digital, a publisher of fast-growing pop culture news and entertainment sites which include UPROXX and Brobible, today announced that it has raised $18 million in Series A financing led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).... Read More

IVP Welcomes ThreatStream to Its Portfolio

12/4/14
ThreatStream offers enterprise customers a revolutionary model to protect their sensitive data and core infrastructure. We are excited to be working with a true visionary - Hugh Njemanze - once again.... Read More

IVP Welcomes Whipclip to Its Portfolio

12/3/14
Longtime Los Angeles entrepreneur Richard Rosenblatt is launching a startup called Whipclip in private beta today, striking a series of deals with big media companies and attracting a roster of entertainment and venture investors to back a mobile app that allows consumers to clip popular moments from television.... Read More

VC Norm Fogelsong on how his firm scored with Yodlee, Marketo

10/6/14
Norm Fogelsong, who has invested with Institutional Venture Partners since 1989, talked about its success as it celebrated the 100th IPO from its portfolio when Yodlee went public last week.... Read More

IVP celebrates 100th IPO with Yodlee going public on NASDAQ

10/3/14
Yodlee is the 100th company from IVP’s portfolio to go public and marks a special landmark for IVP.... Read More

Todd Chaffee: Technology investor. Midas List VC. Travel junkie.

9/24/14
Midas list VC Todd Chaffee spoke with TechRepublic about his career as a VC, his take on the state of the industry, and why he believes the right founders are key to successful startups.... Read More

IVP Welcomes xAd to its Portfolio!

9/4/14
xAd, the global location marketplace, today announced that it has raised $50 million in a combined equity and debt financing led by IVP... Read More

Eric Liaw Means Business

8/27/14
Eric Liaw of IVP has been at the center of two of this week’s biggest deals, both of which happen to be in L.A.... Read More

Zipping Right Along… ZipRecruiter Raises $63 million from IVP to Accelerate Growth

8/26/14
Great companies are often started by founders who are trying to solve a simple personal pain point...... Read More

IVP Welcomes ZipRecruiter to its Portfolio!

8/26/14
ZipRecruiter, the market-leading hiring platform for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs), today announced that it closed a $63MM Series A funding round led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP)... Read More

Bryan Hsu Joins Institutional Venture Partners

8/22/14
IVP is pleased to announce a new addition to its investment team. Bryan Hsu joins IVP as an Associate.... Read More

Sandy Miller's Byline - The JOBS Act Progress Report

8/14/14
Recently, the soul-searching and spirited talk about the long-term health and sustainability of the IPO market has included much discussion of the benefits brought by the JOBS Act. But is it working?... Read More

Jules Maltz on SaaS Money Metrics

6/26/14
Jules Maltz at PreMoney 2014 conference presenting "SaaS Money Metrics: Why VCs Should Focus More on Retention Than Growth"... Read More

Dropcam + Nest = Connecting You to Your Home

6/22/14
Nest announced that it is acquiring Dropcam for $555 million in cash. This is a momentous occasion for Dropcam, and we congratulate co-founders Greg Duffy and Aamir Virani and the rest of the Dropcam team!... Read More

MobileIron Announces Pricing of IPO

6/12/14
MobileIron, Inc. (Nasdaq: MOBL) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering... Read More

A Month of Zen

6/3/14
IVP is proud to announce two exciting new investments last month: Zenefits and Zendesk.... Read More

IVP Adds Zenefits to Its Portfolio

6/3/14
Zenefits, a free, cloud-based HR platform that automates and eliminates time-consuming HR tasks for small- and medium-sized businesses, announced today it has raised $66.5 million with significant investments by Andreessen Horowitz and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).... Read More

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