Institutional Venture Partners

Q1 2018 global diversity investment report: Investing trends in female founders

In this report, we look at venture and seed investment trends in female-founded startups over the last five quarters.

How to build a brand in 2017: Tips from Glossier CEO Emily Weiss

There's no shortage of women's beauty brands, yet for many millennial women in particular, the cosmetics company Glossier seems to stand out. Having products that customers like is undoubtedly one lar

Why Google Capital deal could augur the reemergence of so-called PIPEs

Last Wednesday, Google Capital ventured into the world of investing in publicly traded companies, announcing it has backed Care.com, a platform that connects people with caregivers which went public

SteelBrick Snags $48 Million As Quote-To-Cash Stays Hot

SteelBrick, the quote-to-cash cloud service aimed primarily at small- and mid-market companies, announced a $48 million Series C round today. Quote-to-cash, as the name implies, is the part of the sal

Online Lender SoFi Seems To Push Back IPO Plans, Raising $1 Billion

Back in May, Mike Cagney, the CEO of online lender Social Finance, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that his company was “profitable and as any private company we want to be opportun

Compass Raises $50M At An $800M Valuation Led By IVP To Supersize Its Real Estate Platform

While sites like Zillow, Trulia and Redfin have become synonymous with how people list and find property online, a startup out of New York called Compass has raised $50 million to help secure its

Tanium Gets Another $120M To Unpick The Cybersecurity Patchwork

Enterprise security and system management firm Tanium has announced another big tranche of funding, taking in $120 million, led by TPG and Institutional Venture Partners, with existing investor Andree

GitHub Raises $250M Series B Round To Take Risks

GitHub, the software development collaboration and version control service based on the popular open source Git tool, today announced that it has raised a $250 million funding round led by Sequoia Cap

Scorching FinTech Market Keeps Attracting New Players As NerdWallet Raises $64 Million

NerdWallet, the six-year-old company launched with $800 by company co-founder and chief executive, Tim Chen, has raised $64 million in its first round of outside financing.

Dataminr Confirms $130M Raise To Take Its Social Media Data Analysis To New Verticals

Dataminr, a startup that parses and crawls the vast glut of real-time informatio posted on social media sites like Twitter to extract key developments for public safety, bankers and news organizations

Why Are There So Few Black Investors?

While the technology sector continues to flourish, and its luminaries are seen as role models, the industry as a whole is suffering from a lack of diversity that has undermined its ability to fully re

AddThis Indeed: Clearspring Raises $20 Million As It Rides Social Sharing Boom

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/clearspring.png" class="shot2" /> The name <a href="http://www.clearspring.com">Clearspring Technologies</a> may not be terribly familiar to

The $25 Million Demo. Yext Scores A Big Round From IVP After TechCrunch50 Debut.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/Yext-TC50-215x196.jpg" width="215" height="196" /> Howard Lerman can be a little intense. After the CEO of <a href="http://www.yext.com/">Ye