I've been working at IVP as a software engineer since 2020.

IVP is a venture capital firm. Since 1980, IVP has invested in ~400 companies and ~130 have gone public. Our newest fund is fund 18, a $1,6B vehicle.

IVP often first invests in Series B or C rounds. Each year, we evaluate approximately ~10,000 companies, meet with ~1,000, consider term sheets for ~100, and invest in ~10.

IVP portfolio examples by first invested year:

There are ~50 people at the firm. The team helps companies grow and go public. See some lessons learned in the SaaS Fundraising Handbook and Three Paths to Going Public.