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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.


COVID-19 ALERT

April 9, 2020

 

IVCA is working to provide updates to our members on resources and government updates for companies suffering from the economic effects of COVID-19.

Today's Update:

(4/9/2020) With thanks to our friends at NVCA.  Step-by-step guidance for VC portfolio companies to complete PPP form.

https://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/NVCA-PPP-Loan-Application-Guidance-revised-April-9.pdf



For previous updates, please click here.

Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

  • Find IVCA Scholar overview and application requirements/instruction for the program HERE.
  • How will the IVCA Scholar Program benefit me? View video HERE.
  • IVCA Scholar Program 2020:  Applications for spring recruitment for Summer 2020 are now being acceptedApplication deadline is January 31, 2020.

 

Current research on Diversity & Inclusion:
NVCA-Deloitte-Human-Capital-Survey
PE Women LP Perspective 2016
Why diversity matters
...and more

 

 

 

2020 IVCA Sponsoring Members

Baker Tilly
EY
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd.
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Northern Trust
Ropes & Gray LLP
White & Case LLP