Steve Harrick

General Partner, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP)

National Leadership Council

Steve Harrick has over fifteen years of venture capital experience and focuses on later-stage technology companies with exceptional growth potential. Steve was recognized as one of the top 100 venture capitalists in the world by his inclusion in the Forbes Midas Lists and the AlwaysOn VC 100 List.  Steve led IVP's investments in Aerohive (HIVE), Aster Data, Ayasdi,, LegalZoom, MarkMonitor, MySQL, Personal Capital, and Spiceworks, among others. Before joining IVP, Steve worked for the Internet Capital Group (ICG) as VP of Acquisitions and for Highland Capital Partners. Steve also worked in business development for Netscape Communications and as an Analyst for Morgan Stanley.  Steve earned a B.A. in History from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Originally from Western Pennsylvania, Steve has coaching in his blood.  His grandfather served as head baseball and wrestling coach at West Virginia University for over thirty years and played baseball and football professionally.  Steve is a former Division I collegiate wrestler and enjoys coaching his sons in Little League baseball.