IVP Promotes James Newell and Andrew Barr

Institutional Venture Partners, the Menlo Park, Calif.-based later-stage venture capital firm, has promoted James Newell to Vice President and Andrew Barr to Senior Associate. Newell joined IVP in 2009 and recently completed the MBA program at Wharton. Barr, who also studied at the University of Pennsylvania, joined the firm in 2011.

PRESS RELEASE:

Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms, is pleased to announce that it has promoted James Newell to Vice President and Andrew Barr to Senior Associate.

”James and Andrew are great contributors to the IVP team. These promotions are well deserved and reflect the ongoing evolution of the firm as we continue to invest IVP XIV, a $1 billion fund,” said Sandy Miller, General Partner.

James Newell joined IVP in September of 2009 and recently completed the MBA program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He focuses primarily on later-stage investments in high growth companies across a variety of sectors including enterprise software, Internet, and mobile. James worked on IVP’s investments in Carbonite (CARB), Kayak (KYAK), LivingSocial, and LegalZoom, and is actively involved with DoubleVerify and ConnectAndSell. James previously worked with Maveron, a leading consumer focused venture firm based in Seattle and San Francisco. Earlier in his career, he worked in the Technology Investment Banking group of Bank of America Securities and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. James earned a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Washington, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Andrew Barr joined IVP in August of 2011. He focuses primarily on identifying and evaluating later-stage investments in the information technology and digital media sectors. Andrew worked on IVP’s investments in Care.com, Dropbox, Hipmunk, LifeLock (LOCK), Mindbody, MobileIron, On Deck, Voxer, and RetailMeNot, and is actively involved with Carbonite (CARB), H5, and Spiceworks. Prior to joining IVP, Andrew worked at Qatalyst Partners, a technology-focused independent investment bank. Andrew earned a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School and a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.

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, 94 of which have gone public. IVP is one of the top-performing firms in the industry and has a 32-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 ArcSight (HPQ), Buddy Media (CRM), ComScore (SCOR), Concur Technologies (CNQR), Dropbox, Fleetmatics (FLTX), HomeAway (AWAY), Juniper Networks (JNPR), Kayak (KYAK), LegalZoom, LifeLock (LOCK), Marketo (MKTO), MySQL (ORCL), Netflix (NFLX), Polycom (PLCM), Seagate (STX), Shazam, Synchronoss (SNCR), Tivo (TIVO), Twitter, and Zynga (ZNGA). For more information, visit http://ivp.com or follow IVP on Twitter: @ivp .

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