Louisa Xu joined IVP in September 2018. She focuses on investing in later-stage, high-growth consumer and enterprise companies.
Louisa is actively involved with IVP portfolio companies Anomali, The Honest Company, and Pindrop.
Prior to joining IVP, she was with GIC’s Technology Investment Group, where she led and supported investments in DoorDash, Lime, Katerra, and Affirm. She was a Board Observer at DoorDash.
Louisa began her career at Blackstone’s Private Equity Group in New York where she worked on leveraged buyouts in a variety of industries, from upstream energy to retail. Following Blackstone, she gained operating experience in data science at Enjoy and business operations at Cloudflare. She co-founded cleverlayover, a travel tech startup, which won first place at Harvard Business Schools’ startup competition and was featured on Conde Nast Traveler.
Louisa holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and a B.A. from Yale University, where she graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.