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Qubole: Doing Big Data Right

1/20/16
IVP is leading a $30 million Series C financing for Qubole, a fast-growing infrastructure software company bringing Big Data Analytics to the Public Cloud.... Read More

The Importance of Getting Your ZZZs; IVP Adds Zerto to the Portfolio

1/13/16
We are proud to announce that Zerto, the world’s leading provider of disaster recovery software for virtualized data centers, is the newest addition to our portfolio.... Read More

Oracle Buys AddThis

1/5/16
Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire AddThis, a leading provider of publisher personalization, audience insight and activation tools that powers 15 million websites and enables unmatched audience segment quality, scale and insight.... Read More

Salesforce Acquires Steelbrick

12/23/15
I'm excited to share the news that Salesforce has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SteelBrick! The team and I couldn’t be more excited to join Salesforce once the transaction closes.... Read More

IVP Concludes Successful 2015

12/16/15
During 2015, IVP raised a new $1.4 billion fund and distributed over $500 million in capital back to its Limited Partners, including the proceeds from three significant M&A transactions: Business Insider (Axel Springer), Datalogix (ORCL), and Supercell (SoftBank)...... Read More

Pure Storage Prices Initial Public Offering

10/7/15
Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering... Read More

Axel Springer Acquires Business Insider

9/29/15
Axel Springer SE, the leading digital publisher in Europe, today announced a binding agreement to purchase approximately 88 percent of the shares in New York City-based Business Insider, the leading digital offering for business news in the U.S.... Read More

IVP Welcomes Walker & Comany to Its Portfolio

9/28/15
IVP announced that we are investing in Walker & Company, a health & beauty company founded with the goal of making personal care simple for people of color.... Read More

IVP Welcomes Compass to Its Portfolio

9/15/15
Compass, a technology-driven real estate platform, has closed a new round of funding, company executives announced today. The new $50 million funding round was led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).... Read More

Michael Giampapa Joins Institutional Venture Partners

9/10/15
Michael Giampapa joins IVP as an Associate and will focus on identifying and evaluating later-stage enterprise software, Internet, and mobile investments.... Read More

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

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