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.

 JOB OPPORTUNITY:   Operating Partner (Chicago) - High Street Capital

                          REGISTER HERE!
               2017 IVCA Spring Luncheon
                              May 16, 2017
          Fireside Chat:  David Golder interviews
       "Master of Private Equity" Bryan Cressey
          “Expectations for How Washington
        Might Affect Venture and Private Equity”
      Bobby Franklin, National Venture Capital Association
         Mike Sommers, American Investment Council
         Brett Palmer, Small Business Investor Alliance
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