Menlo Park, Calif. – July 12, 2016 – IVP, a premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has promoted Alexander Lim to Senior Associate.
“Alex is a highly valued member of the IVP team. Since joining IVP in March 2015, Alex has made significant contributions across all dimensions of our investment practice. His promotion is well deserved and reflects his tireless efforts to strengthen our firm and our portfolio companies as we invest IVP XV,” said Eric Liaw, General Partner.
Alex focuses on identifying and evaluating later-stage enterprise software, Internet, and mobile investments. He worked on IVP’s investments in Qubole, SteelBrick, Walker & Company, and Zerto, and is actively involved with AdRoll, AlienVault, Ayasdi, Dataminr, RetailMeNot (SALE), Snapchat, TuneIn, and Vessel. Prior to IVP, Alex worked in the Technology Investment Banking group at Credit Suisse, where he was involved in numerous strategic and financing transactions for a variety of companies in the enterprise software and Internet industries. 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 XV, a $1.4 billion later-stage venture capital and growth equity fund, and manages $5.4 billion in committed capital. As a partner investor in innovative companies such as AppDynamics, Domo, Dropbox, The Honest Company, Slack, Snapchat, Supercell, and Twitter, IVP remains committed to its focused strategy of supporting innovation at the growth stage and partnering closely with exceptional management teams. IVP is typically a lead investor in later-stage rounds with equity investments ranging from $10 to $100 million.
With $5.4 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 300 companies and 103 have gone public. IVP is one of the top-performing firms in the industry and has a 35-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), Business Insider (Axel Springer), Buddy Media (CRM), ComScore (SCOR), Datalogix (ORCL), Domo, Dropbox, Dropcam (GOOG), Fleetmatics (FLTX), GitHub, HomeAway (AWAY), The Honest Company, Kayak (PCLN), Klarna, LegalZoom, LifeLock (LOCK), Marketo (MKTO), MySQL (ORCL), Netflix (NFLX), Omniture (ADBE), OnDeck (ONDK), Prosper, Pure Storage (PSTG), Shazam, Slack, Snapchat, SoFi, SoundCloud, Supercell (SoftBank), Synchronoss (SNCR), Tanium, Twitter (TWTR), Zenefits, and Zynga (ZNGA). For more information, visit www.ivp.com or follow IVP on Twitter: @ivp.