IVCA - Illinois Venture Capital Association

Welcome to the IVCA

The Illinois Venture Capital Association advocates for a strong venture capital and private equity industry in Illinois by:

  • Promoting pro-growth public policy initiatives,
  • Providing educational programming in private equity,
  • Facilitating member networking, and
  • Endorsing communication and shared programs with organizations of mutual interest.

In addition, IVCA works with entrepreneurial organizations in the Midwest to encourage a strong cycle of innovation and business creation leading to superior investment opportunities.

Tell your legislators to say NO to HB 3393!!

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REGISTER HERE! for the 2017 IVCA Spring Luncheon
The Son of 'G' Interviews the 'C':  
David Golder Interviews Private Equity Pioneer Bryan Cressey
and Panel Discussion
“Will Carried Interest Get Carried Away?”       
How the Trump Administration Could Affect             
Venture Capital and Private Equity
- Bobby Franklin, National Venture Capital Association
- Mike Sommers, American Investment Council
- Moderator:  Lee M. Mitchell, Thoma Bravo
Sponsored by:



Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

IVCA Scholar Program - Seeking applicants!
Find overview of the program HERE.


Current research on Diversity & Inclusion:

PE Women LP Perspective 2016
Why diversity matters
...and more




2016 IVCA Sponsoring Members

Baker Tilly
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd.
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Silicon Valley Bank