General Partner @Impact VC (USA)
Dixon currently serves as a General Partner for Impact Venture Capital, and for more than 35 years has influenced and guided entrepreneurs, investors and executives in the computer, communications, and internet industries. Dixon was named to the Forbes Midas List for four consecutive years and received the 2013 Special Achievement Award in VC from the International Business Forum. He was elected to the Board of the National Venture Capital Association in 2005 serving on the Executive Committee and as Chairman in 2008/9. Under Dixon’s leadership, the NVCA developed a widely embraced set of recommendations (NVCA 4-Pillar Plan) to stimulate liquidity in the U.S. venture capital industry. This plan resulted in bipartisan Congressional support for new job creation legislation and simplification of the IPO process for young emerging companies. Known as the JOBS Act, President Obama signed it into law in 2012.
Headquartered in Northern California, impact Venture Capital is an investment and advisory firm executing on a new model of innovation that facilitates the intersection of startups, investors, and corporate venture groups to catalyze success for each.