With over 36 years of experience in various senior capacities internationally, Ivan is the Founder and Managing Partner at Navigate Ventures, an early growth stage venture fund focused on helping entrepreneurs prepare for rapid growth, scaling, and expansion. Navigate ventures invests in companies that are between series A & B rounds, and is focused on Enterprise Software & Internet, AI, Data & Analytics, and Frontier Technologies. Ivan brings significant experience, deep domain expertise, and a broad base of contacts and resources to his portfolio companies.
For many years Ivan has also been an Adjunct Professor at USC Marshall School of Business where he teaches classes on raising growth capital, venture capital, private equity, entrepreneurship, eCommerce, social media, and founding successful startups.
Ivan has deep domain expertise in software and SaaS, eCommerce, marketplaces, platforms, Internet. He has an extensive background in venture capital, private equity, operations & management, sales & marketing, and tech M&A. He has a strong global network of VC, PEG, and CEO relationships and regularly hosts a series of VC/CEO Dinners in several cities around the to discuss the latest trends and developments.
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