Institutional Venture Partners Hires Tracy Hogan as CFO

Menlo Park, CA – January 7, 2015 – Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms, is pleased to announce the addition of Tracy Hogan as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Tracy will be responsible for managing the firm’s financial, operational, and administrative activities. These activities include partnership accounting, financial reporting, tax and treasury, regulatory compliance, information systems, and human resources.

“We are incredibly excited to welcome Tracy to our team,” said Todd Chaffee, General Partner at IVP. “Tracy’s extensive finance and accounting experience in the private equity industry will strengthen our financial operations, and her in-depth regulatory and compliance experience will also be valuable to the firm.”

Prior to joining IVP, Ms. Hogan was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Elevation Partners for more than 10 years.

“Joining IVP is an incredible opportunity,” said Ms. Hogan. “The General Partners at IVP are some of the most accomplished and respected investors in the venture capital industry. I look forward to working with such a fantastic group of professionals.”

Tracy has over 15 years of experience in finance, accounting, administration, and operations in the private equity industry. Prior to joining Elevation Partners, Tracy was the Vice President of Finance at Fox Paine & Company, a private equity firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Before that, Tracy was the Vice President of Finance at Code Hennessy & Simmons LLC, a private equity firm based in Chicago. Tracy began her finance career at Ernst & Young’s Audit Practice in Chicago and Boston.

Tracy holds a B.B.A. degree from Saint Mary’s College where she graduated magna cum laude.

About Institutional Venture Partners (IVP)
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. Founded in 1980, IVP has invested in over 300 companies, 101 of which have gone public. IVP is one of the top-performing firms in the industry and has a 34-year IRR of 43.2%. IVP specializes in venture growth investments, industry rollups, founder liquidity transactions, and select public market investments. IVP investments include such notable companies as AppDynamics, ArcSight (HPQ), Buddy Media (CRM), ComScore (SCOR), Datalogix, Dropbox, Dropcam (GOOG), Fleetmatics (FLTX), HomeAway (AWAY), Kayak (PCLN), LegalZoom, LifeLock (LOCK), Marketo (MKTO), MySQL (ORCL), ngmoco (DeNA), OnDeck (ONDK), Pure Storage, RetailMeNot (SALE), Shazam, Snapchat, Supercell, Synchronoss (SNCR), The Honest Company, Twitter (TWTR), and Zynga (ZNGA). For more information, visit or follow IVP on Twitter: @ivp.