Menlo Park, Calif. – March 15, 2016 – IVP, one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms, is pleased to announce that General Partners Todd Chaffee and Sandy Miller have been named to The New York Times and CB Insights List of the Top 100 Venture Capitalists. CB Insights, a research firm that tracks the venture capital industry, and The New York Times worked together to create a data-driven list based on factors such as investment performance, consistency, and reputation to identify the top 100 venture capitalists in the world. Mr. Chaffee is ranked #34 and has been a partner with IVP for 16 years. Mr. Miller is ranked #37 on the list and has been a partner with IVP for 10 years. IVP is one of the top performing firms in the venture capital industry with a 35-year IRR of 43.2%. IVP is currently investing IVP XV, a $1.4 billion later-stage venture capital and growth equity fund, and manages $5.4 billion in committed capital. IVP is typically a lead investor in later-stage rounds with equity investments ranging from $10 to $100 million.
About Todd Chaffee
Mr. Chaffee joined IVP as a Managing Director and General Partner in March 2000. He has more than 25 years of operating and investment experience. Mr. Chaffee has led investments in Akamai, ArcSight, Ariba, Business Insider, Compass, ComScore, CyberSource, Digital River, Domo, Epiphany, Extensity, General Assembly, Hipmunk, HomeAway, Inspirato, Kayak, Klarna, LivingSocial, LoopNet, Mobile 365, Netflix, Nuance Communications, Omniture, Open Market, Pandora, Trintech, Twitter, VeriSign, Verisity, Vessel, Whip Networks, and Yahoo. Prior to IVP, he was Executive Vice President of Visa where his responsibilities included overseeing the Advanced Technology, Strategic Planning, Corporate Development, and Equity Investment divisions. He was also the President of Visa Marketplace Inc. (Visa’s investment subsidiary) and managed Visa’s global technology investment portfolio. 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 Sandy Miller
Mr. Miller joined IVP as a Managing Director and General Partner in April 2006. He has more than 35 years of venture capital and technology investment banking experience and has served on over 25 public, private, and philanthropic boards. Mr. Miller has led investments in AddThis, Carbonite, Care.com, Constant Contact, Data Domain, Datalogix, FleetMatics, Merchant e-Solutions, Ngmoco, OnDeck, One Kings Lane, Placeware, Prosper, SkyStream Networks, SoFi, Supercell, US Internetworking, Vonage, Zerto, and Zynga. He co-founded Thomas Weisel Partners and then ran U.S. later-stage venture investing at 3i, a global investment firm. He was also a Managing Director at Montgomery Securities, Merrill Lynch, and DLJ, and a strategy consultant at Bain. Mr. Miller earned a B.A. from the University of Virginia (Phi Beta Kappa), an M.B.A. from Stanford Business School, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.
With $5.4 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 and 103 have gone public. IVP is one of the top-performing firms in the industry and has a 35-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), Business Insider (Axel Springer), Buddy Media (CRM), ComScore (SCOR), Datalogix (ORCL), Domo, Dropbox, Dropcam (GOOG), Fleetmatics (FLTX), GitHub, HomeAway (AWAY), The Honest Company, Kayak (PCLN), Klarna, LegalZoom, LifeLock (LOCK), Marketo (MKTO), MySQL (ORCL), Netflix (NFLX), Omniture (ADBE), OnDeck (ONDK), Prosper, Pure Storage (PSTG), Shazam, Slack, Snapchat, SoFi, SoundCloud, Supercell (SoftBank), Synchronoss (SNCR), Tanium, Twitter (TWTR), Zenefits, and Zynga (ZNGA). For more information, visit www.ivp.com or follow IVP on Twitter: @ivp.