Menlo Park, Calif. – May 5, 2010 – Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms, is pleased to announce that Norm Fogelsong, General Partner, has been elected to the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) Board of Directors.
The NVCA is the country’s leading venture capital association. The organization represents more than 400 venture capital firms in the United States with a mission to foster greater understanding of the importance of venture capital to the U.S. economy and also to support entrepreneurial activity and innovation.
“Norm is a seasoned investor with vast experience in the venture capital industry. His perspective will add a great value to the association and the constituents that the NVCA serves,” said Reid Dennis, the founder of IVP and a former Chairman of the NVCA. ‘I am delighted to see IVP’s strong involvement with NVCA, and we congratulate Norm on his election to the Board.”
“This is a great honor. It provides a wonderful opportunity to represent our industry over the next four years,” said Mr. Fogelsong. ‘IVP is a long-standing member of the NVCA, and I am looking forward to contributing to the venture capital industry as it continues to evolve.”
About Norman A. Fogelsong
Norm Fogelsong is a General Partner with Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). Norm has over 30 years of high-technology venture capital experience. Norm has led investments in Compaq Computers, Aspect Communications, Concur Technologies, Lam Research and Polycom, among others. His most recent investment is LensVector, a leader in dynamic solid-state optics. Norm previously worked as a computer programmer at Hewlett-Packard and as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company where he specialized in strategic planning. Norm earned a B.S. in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
About Institutional Venture Partners (IVP)
With more than $2.2 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. The partnership is currently investing IVP XII, a $600 million later-stage fund focused on investments in rapidly growing technology and digital media companies. Founded in 1980, IVP has a 29-year IRR of 43.2% and has invested in over 300 companies, 85 of which have gone public. IVP specializes in venture growth investments, industry rollups, founder liquidity transactions and select public market investments. Since its inception, IVP has invested in such notable companies as ArcSight (ARST), Ask Jeeves (IACI), Aspect Communications (ASPT), At Road (ARDI), Business.com (RHD), Clarify (CLFY), ComScore (SCOR), Concur Technologies (CNQR), Danger (MSFT), Digital River (DRIV), Form Factor (FORM), Foundry Networks (FDRY), HomeAway, Juniper Networks (JNPR), LSI Corporation (LSI), Mobile 365 (SY), MySQL (JAVA), Netflix (NFLX), Polycom (PLCM), Quigo (TWX), Seagate (STX), Synchronoss (SNCR), Tivo (TIVO), Twitter, Websense (WBSN) and Zynga. For more information, visit https://www.ivp.com or follow IVP on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ivp.