Todd Chaffee has long been among the most senior members of the late-stage endeavor firm Institutional Endeavor Partners. Chaffee signed up with IVP in 2000 after logging six years at Visa, and went on to lead rounds in numerous popular later-stage business, many(but not all)of which have gone public, consisting of Coinbase, Compass, Klarna, Kayak, Omniture, Pandora and Twitter.

It’s a good company to be in, particularly when companies are going public at that clip. Given that the IPO window is now shut forever, we questioned what that may indicate for the company’s design.

Chaffee– who, like contemporary Costs Gurley, won’t be making new financial investments out of his company’s next fund– talked with us about that question and what else the pandemic ways to the venture industry and to him personally. Our chat has been modified for length and clearness.

TechCrunch: IVP last announced a fund in 2017. I presume one is coming soon that you can not discuss– unless you

can discuss it? Todd Chaffee: Yeah, we’re presently investing Fund 16. That’s all I can tell you today.

Do you believe it’s time to bulk up a lot more, or size down? There’s maybe more chance however likewise check sizes are going to get smaller, relatively.

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