Menlo Park, Calif. – September 13, 2011 – Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms, is pleased to announce a new addition to its investment team. Andrew Barr joins IVP as an Associate and will focus on identifying and evaluating later-stage investments in the information technology and digital media sectors.
“We continue to attract exceptional talent, and Andrew is a great addition to our team,” said Norm Fogelsong, General Partner. “We are delighted to welcome Andrew to the firm.”
Prior to joining IVP, Andrew worked at Qatalyst Partners, a technology-focused independent investment bank.
Andrew earned a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School and a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.
About Institutional Venture Partners (IVP)
With $3 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. The partnership is currently investing IVP XIII, a $750 million later-stage fund focused on investments in rapidly growing technology and media companies. Founded in 1980, IVP has invested in over 300 companies, 88 of which have gone public. IVP has a 30 year IRR of 43.2% and is one of the top performing firms in the industry. IVP specializes in venture growth investments, industry rollups, founder liquidity transactions, and select public market investments. Since its inception, IVP investments include such notable companies as ArcSight (HPQ), Aspect Communications, ComScore (SCOR), Concur Technologies (CNQR), Danger (MSFT), Digital River (DRIV), HomeAway (AWAY), Juniper Networks (JNPR), Kayak, LegalZoom, LivingSocial, MySQL (ORCL), Netflix (NFLX), Polycom (PLCM), Seagate (STX), Synchronoss (SNCR), Tivo (TIVO), Twitter, and Zynga. For more information, visit https://www.ivp.com or follow IVP on Twitter at @ivp.