Menlo Park, Calif. – May 7, 2015 – Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), a later-stage venture capital and growth equity firm, is pleased to announce that GrowthCap ranked IVP #1 on their Top 25 Growth Equity Firms list. The list highlights the top private capital investors focused on the growth equity segment and was based on a combination of fund performance, consistency of returns, capital raised, investment strategy, and partner experience.
“We are humbled by the honor and GrowthCap’s recognition of our success,” said Somesh Dash, General Partner. “We’re proud of our performance, but we’d prefer the recognition go to the entrepreneurs that we support. We love working with deeply committed management teams and are always on the lookout for the breakthrough innovations that drive massive adoption and scale globally.”
IVP is one of the top performing firms in the venture capital industry with a 34-year IRR of 43.2%. Most recently, Forbes named IVP as one of the Top 5 Venture Capital Firms with the most exits on the 2015 Midas List.
IVP recently raised IVP XV, a $1.4 billion later-stage venture capital and growth equity fund, and manages $5.4 billion in committed capital. The firm has backed many well known consumer companies such as HomeAway, Kayak, LegalZoom, LifeLock, Netflix, Prosper, Shazam, Snapchat, SoundCloud, Supercell, The Honest Company, and Twitter. Successful enterprise investments include AppDynamics, ArcSight, ComScore, Datalogix, Domo, Dropbox, Fleetmatics, Marketo, MySQL, Omniture, OnDeck, Pure Storage, Slack, and Zenefits.
IVP remains committed to its focused strategy of supporting rapidly-growing technology and media companies and partnering closely with exceptional management teams. IVP is typically a lead investor and commits $10-100 million in invested capital per company.
About Institutional Venture Partners (IVP)
With $5.4 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 and 101 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, Datalogix (ORCL), Domo, Dropbox, Dropcam (GOOG), Fleetmatics (FLTX), HomeAway (AWAY), Kayak (PCLN), LegalZoom, LifeLock (LOCK), Marketo (MKTO), MySQL (ORCL), Netflix (NFLX), Omniture (ADBE), OnDeck (ONDK), Prosper, Pure Storage, RetailMeNot (SALE), Shazam, Slack, Snapchat, SoundCloud, Supercell, Synchronoss (SNCR), The Honest Company, Twitter (TWTR), Zenefits, and Zynga (ZNGA). For more information, visit https://www.ivp.com or follow IVP on Twitter: @ivp.