The New York Times and CB Insights Names Todd Chaffee and Jules Maltz to the Top 100 Venture Capitalists List

Menlo Park, CA — April 17, 2018 — IVP, a premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firm, is pleased to announce that Todd Chaffee and Jules Maltz have been named to The New York Times and CB Insights List of the Top 100 Venture Capitalists. The New York Times worked together with CB Insights, a research firm that tracks the venture capital industry, to create a data-driven ranking based on factors such as investment performance, consistency, and reputation to identify the top 100 venture capitalists in the world. Mr. Chaffee has been selected for the third year in a row and is ranked #66 on the current list. He has been a partner with IVP for 18 years. Mr. Maltz is ranked #76 on the list and has been with IVP for ten years. IVP is one of the top performing firms in the venture capital industry with a 37-year IRR of 43.1%. IVP is currently investing IVP XVI, a $1.5 billion later-stage venture capital and growth equity fund, and manages $7 billion in committed capital. The firm is committed to its focused strategy of investing in rapidly-growing technology companies and partnering closely with exceptional management teams.

About Todd Chaffee

Mr. Chaffee joined IVP as a Managing Director and General Partner in March 2000. He has been recognized by both Forbes and The New York Times as one of the world’s top venture capitalists. He was selected for the Midas List of Top 10 Founder VCs and has appeared on every Forbes Midas List for the past nine years. He was also selected for The New York Times Top 100 Venture Capitalists for the past three years. Mr. Chaffee has led investments in many high profile companies such as Akamai, ArcSight, Ariba, Business Insider, Coinbase, Compass, ComScore, CyberSource, Digital River, Domo, General Assembly, HomeAway, Inspirato, Kayak, Netflix, Nuance Communications, Omniture, Pandora, Twitter, VeriSign, and Yahoo. Prior to IVP, he was Executive Vice President of Visa and President of Visa Marketplace, Inc. where his responsibilities included overseeing Visa’s Advanced Technology, Strategic Planning, Corporate Development, and Equity Investment divisions. Mr. Chaffee joined Visa as a Senior Vice President and he was promoted two years later becoming the youngest EVP and President in Visa’s history. Mr. Chaffee earned a B.S. with honors from the University of Minnesota Carlson Business School. He also completed the Stanford Graduate Business School Advanced Management Program and the Harvard Business School Venture Capital Program.

About Jules Maltz

Mr. Maltz joined IVP in August 2008. He has over 12 years of venture capital and startup experience. Jules was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 100 venture capitalists by his inclusion in the Midas List in 2018. He was also included in the GrowthCap Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors List in 2014, 2015, and 2016 and in The New York Times and CB Insights List of the Top 100 Venture Capitalists in 2018. Jules has led investments in Buddy Media, Checkr, Dropbox, Grammarly, Indiegogo, MuleSoft, NerdWallet, Oportun, RetailMeNot, Slack, SteelBrick, Tala, TransferWise, TuneIn, Zendesk, and Zenefits, and was actively involved in sourcing investments in Marketo, Spiceworks, Twitter, and Yext. Jules started his venture capital career at 3i. Jules also worked in business development for AdMob, a mobile advertising provider, and co-founded AdNectar, a social media advertising startup. Earlier in his career, Jules was in technology investment banking with Robertson Stephens and Bank of America Securities. Jules has an M.B.A. from Stanford University, where he was a Siebel Scholar and an Arjay Miller Scholar. He also graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Economics from Yale University.

About IVP

With $7 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, 107 of which have gone public. IVP is one of the top-performing firms in the industry and has a 37-year IRR of 43.1%. IVP specializes in venture growth investments, industry rollups, founder liquidity transactions, and select public market investments. IVP investments include such notable companies as AppDynamics (CSCO), Buddy Media (CRM), Casper, Coinbase, Compass, Datalogix (ORCL), Domo, Dropbox (DBX), Dropcam (GOOG), Fleetmatics (FLTX), GitHub, Glossier, HomeAway (AWAY), The Honest Company, Kayak (PCLN), Klarna, LegalZoom, LifeLock (LOCK), Marketo (MKTO), Mindbody (MB), MuleSoft (MULE), Netflix (NFLX), Omniture (ADBE), Pure Storage (PSTG), Rubrik, Slack, Snap (SNAP), SoFi, Supercell (SoftBank), Tanium, TransferWise, Twitter (TWTR), Yext (YEXT), ZenDesk (ZEN), ZipRecruiter, and Zynga (ZNGA). For more information, visit or follow IVP on Twitter: @ivp.