Menlo Park, Calif. – April 6, 2015 – Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms, is pleased to announce two new additions to its investment team. Roseanne Wincek joins IVP as a Vice President and will focus on investing in later-stage, high-growth consumer and enterprise companies. Alexander Lim joins IVP as an Associate and will focus on identifying and evaluating later-stage enterprise software, Internet, and mobile investments.
“We are delighted to welcome Roseanne and Alex to the firm. Both are talented investment professionals and they will complement our team perfectly,” said Todd Chaffee, General Partner.
Roseanne was previously a Principal at Canaan Partners, a leading early stage venture firm, where she completed transactions for companies such as Beckon, Stayful, Metacloud (acquired by CSCO), RelayRides, and UNIFi Software. She has been a Product Manager in both the consumer and enterprise sectors for companies such as NextBio and Wiser You, and she was also an Associate with McKinsey & Co in New York. Roseanne holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business as well an M.S. in Biophysics and a B.S. in Chemistry, both from the University of California, Berkeley.
“Roseanne’s educational background coupled with her business experience in technology and strategy consulting will give us another valuable perspective as we assess new investment opportunities,” said Jules Maltz, General Partner.
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 hardware 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 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 is currently investing IVP XIV, a $1 billion later-stage venture capital and growth equity fund, and manages $4 billion in committed capital. The firm has backed well known consumer companies such as HomeAway, Kayak, LegalZoom, LifeLock, Netflix, Shazam, Snapchat, Supercell, The Honest Company, and Twitter, as well as top enterprise companies such as AppDynamics, ArcSight, Domo, Dropbox, Fleetmatics, Marketo, MySQL, Pure Storage, 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 $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, 101 of which 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. Since its inception, IVP investments include such notable companies as AppDynamics, ArcSight (HPQ), Buddy Media (CRM), Datalogix (ORCL), Domo, Dropbox, Dropcam (GOOG), Fleetmatics (FLTX), HomeAway (AWAY), Kayak (PCLN), LegalZoom, LifeLock (LOCK), Marketo (MKTO), MySQL (ORCL), ngmoco (DeNA), OnDeck (ONDK), Pure Storage, RetailMeNot (SALE), Shazam, Snapchat, 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.