Active Members - Illinois Venture Capital Association

Active IVCA Members

IVCA members include an impressive array of investor firms and service providers—all leaders in their fields and the private equity community.  IVCA investor firms are engaged at all stages of private investment—from very early stage seed and venture investments through buyouts—in private companies.

Investor Member Firms
IVCA investor member firms include organizations engaged in all phases of private equity investment, from early stage through buyout stage.

4490 Ventures
5th Century Partners
50 South Capital Advisors, LLC
Adams Street Partners, LLC
Agent Capital
Arbor Investments
ARCH Venture Partners
Avathon Capital
Baird Capital
Blue Venture Fund
Buoyant Ventures
Chicago Pacific Founders
CORE Industrial Partners
Cressey & Company LP
Duchossois Capital Management
Financial Investments Corporation
First Analysis
Growth Catalyst Partners
H.I.G. WhiteHorse
High Street Capital
Hyde Park Angels
Hyde Park Venture Partners
Jump Capital
KB Partners, LLC
Kinzie Capital Partners
Linden Capital Partners
Listen Ventures
Long Arc Capital
Madison Dearborn Partners LLC
MATH Venture Partners
May River Capital, LLC
Mesirow Financial Private Equity
Method Capital
Mid Oaks Investments LLC
MK Capital
Moderne Ventures
Monroe Capital LLC
New Enterprise Associates
NewSpring Capital
OCA Ventures
Origin Ventures
Paragon Biosciences
ParkerGale Capital
Patriot Capital
Periscope Equity
Plymouth Growth
PPM America Capital Partners, LLC
Prairie Capital
Pritzker Group Venture Capital
Pritzker Private Capital
Prospect Partners LLC
RCP Advisors LLC
Red Arts Capital
RiverGlade Capital
RoundTable Healthcare Partners
Runway Growth Capital
Sandbox Industries LLC
Sawdust Investment Management
Shore Capital Partners
SSM Partners
Svoboda Capital Partners
The Edgewater Funds
The Vistria Group
Thoma Bravo, LLC
Valor Equity Partners
Victory Park Capital
Water Street Healthcare Partners
Wind Point Partners
WP Global Partners
Wynnchurch Capital
Zebra Ventures


Professional Advisor Firms
IVCA service provider member firms include the most experienced and recognized names in professional services. These IVCA members support venture capital and private equity firms.

7 Layer Solutions Inc
Baker Tilly US, LLP
Cooley LLP
Freeborn & Peters LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered
Houlihan Lokey
JP Morgan
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
KRD - Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd.
Latham & Watkins LLP
Locke Lord LLP
Martin Partners
Mayer Brown LLP
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Pacific Western Bank
Plante Moran
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Silicon Valley Bank
Simon Compliance LLC
Stern Cassello & Associates, LLP
The Northern Trust
Thompson Flanagan & Co.
Vedder Price P.C.
White & Case LLP
William Blair
Winston & Strawn LLP
Wintrust Commercial Bank


Academic & Honorary Members
IVCA's academic members include universities and laboratories with business relevancy to the venture capital or private equity profession.

Heizer Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago Booth)
University of Illinois - College of Business / Office of the Vice President for Research

Honorary members have been invited to enjoy the benefits of IVCA membership due to their long-term commitment to venture capital/private equity in the state of Illinois.

Chicago Teachers Pension Fund
Golder Investment Management
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
Illinois State Board of Investment
State Universities Retirement System
Teachers' Retirement System of Illinois