Menlo Park, CA, September 30, 2015 – Institutional Venture Partners (IVP),one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms, is pleased to announce that General Partner Jules Maltz has been named to the 2015 GrowthCap Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors List. This is the second year in a row Mr. Maltz is ranked second on the list which highlights exceptional private capital investors in the growth segment.
“It’s an amazing time to work in later-stage investing. Companies are growing faster than ever with the potential to reach hundreds of millions of users and meaningful revenue within a very short timeframe,” said Jules Maltz, General Partner at IVP. “I feel lucky to be surrounded by an incredible team at IVP looking for the top growth-stage companies.”
IVP is one of the top performing firms in the venture capital industry. 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. The firm is committed to its focused strategy of supporting rapidly-growing technology and media companies and partnering closely with exceptional management teams.
About Jules Maltz
Jules Maltz has over a decade of investing experience in high growth software and Internet companies. Jules is currently a General Partner at Institutional Venture Partners, where since joining in 2008 he has led investments in Buddy Media (CRM), Dropbox, Indiegogo, NerdWallet, Oportun, RetailMeNot (SALE), Slack, TuneIn, Zendesk (ZEN), and Zenefits. Previously, Jules worked for global private equity firm 3i where he helped initiate the firm’s strategy for internet investing. Jules is also active in the broader technology community through the National Advisory Council for Techbridge, a nonprofit organization that helps girls discover technology and science. Jules has an MBA from Stanford University and graduated with a BA in Economics from Yale University.
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 102 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 (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.