Jules Maltz is the General Partner at Institutional Venture Partners.
Jules Maltz joined IVP in August 2008 and has over ten years of venture capital and startup experience. He focuses on later-stage venture investments in rapidly-growing Internet and software companies. Jules was recognized by AlwaysOn as one of the top 100 venture capitalists by his inclusion in the AlwaysOn 2012 VC 100 List.
Jules led IVP's investments in Buddy Media (CRM), Dropbox, RetailMeNot, and TuneIn, and was actively involved in IVP's investments in LivingSocial, Marketo, Ngmoco (DeNA), Spiceworks, Sugar, Twitter, and Yext.
Jules currently serves on the Board of Directors of,
Prior to IVP, Jules worked for 3i, a leading global venture capital firm.
He evaluated early and later-stage Internet, mobile, and software investments, and he completed transactions for companies such as,
Jules also worked in Business Development for AdMob, a mobile advertising provider.
He co-founded AdNectar, a social media advertising startup.
Earlier in his career, Jules was in technology investment banking with Robertson Stephens and Bank of America Securities.
Jules has an M.B.A. from Stanford University, where he was a Siebel Scholar and an Arjay Miller Scholar.
He also graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from Yale University.
Jules' recent writing:
Nir & Far: The Superstitious Investor - 5/30/2013
The Wall Street Journal: Choose Your Mobile Business Model Wisely - 2/28/2013
Whitepaper: Freemium Software: A Guide for Startups - 11/5/2012
Fortune: For Buddy Media, different was good - 7/11/2012
TechCrunch: Don’t Follow The Crowd - 8/20/2011
TechCrunch: Raising The Most Money Doesn't Mean Your Company Will Become The Most Valuable - 7/6/2011
Forbes: Ask a VC: Who's Your Customer? What's Your Product? - 2/8/2011
Blog: better late than never .