Menlo Park, CA – July 19, 2018 – IVP, a premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has promoted Alex Lim to Vice President.
”Alex joined IVP in March 2015 and continues to make significant contributions to every element of our investment practice. This promotion is well deserved and is reflective of Alex’s accomplishments and the firm’s continued commitment to strengthening our investment team, as we invest IVP XVI, a $1.5 billion fund,” said Steve Harrick, General Partner.
Alex Lim focuses on investing in later-stage, high growth consumer and enterprise companies. In 2017, Alex was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Venture Capital List. Alex was actively involved in sourcing IVP’s investments in Cyence (GRWE), Discord, Hims, and Qubole, and also worked on IVP’s investments in Qadium, SteelBrick (CRM), Snap (SNAP), TuneIn, Walker and Company, and Zerto. Prior to IVP, Alex worked in the Technology Investment Banking group at Credit Suisse, where he was involved in strategic and financing transactions for a variety of enterprise software and Internet companies including Marketo, Borderfree, Sohu.com, Riverbed, and Ubiquiti Networks. Alex is a CFA Charterholder and earned a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar.
IVP is currently investing IVP XVI, a $1.5 billion later-stage venture capital and growth equity fund, and manages $7 billion in committed capital. As an investor in innovative companies such as AppDynamics, Casper, Coinbase, Compass, Discord, Domo, Dropbox, GitHub, Glossier, The Honest Company, Mindbody, Rubrik, Slack, Snap, Supercell, Twitter, and ZipRecruiter, IVP remains committed to its focused strategy of supporting innovation at the growth stage and partnering closely with exceptional management teams throughout the United States. IVP is typically a lead investor in later-stage rounds with equity investments ranging from $10 to $100 million.
With $7 billion of committed capital, 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 400 companies with 108 IPOs. IVP is one of the top-performing firms in the industry and has a 37-year IRR of 43.1%. IVP specializes in venture growth investments, industry rollups, founder liquidity transactions, and select public market investments. IVP investments include such notable companies as AppDynamics (CSCO), Buddy Media (CRM), Casper, Coinbase, Compass, Datalogix (ORCL), Domo (DOMO), Dropbox (DBX), Dropcam (GOOG), Fleetmatics (FLTX), GitHub (MSFT), Glossier, HomeAway (AWAY), The Honest Company, Kayak (PCLN), Klarna, LegalZoom, LifeLock (LOCK), Marketo (MKTO), Mindbody (MB), MuleSoft (MULE), Netflix (NFLX), Omniture (ADBE), Pure Storage (PSTG), Rubrik, Slack, Snap (SNAP), SoFi, Supercell (SoftBank), Tanium, TransferWise, Twitter (TWTR), Yext (YEXT), ZenDesk (ZEN), ZipRecruiter, and Zynga (ZNGA). For more information, visit www.ivp.com or follow IVP on Twitter: @ivp.