About Membership

As an IVCA member, you enjoy numerous membership benefits, including:
  • Strong legislative advocacy related to critical industry issues
  • Access to IVCA sponsored events, especially members-only events
  • Regular networking opportunities
  • Bi-weekly E-newsletter
  • Member access to the IVCA website, www.illinoisVC.org, which includes a database search function for other members and non-members of both venture capital and private equity firms as well as professional service providers.
  • Inclusion in our annual Membership Directory, printed at the beginning of each year.
  • "Real-time" information for your company on our website

If you’re interested in joining the IVCA, please download, complete and email the application to [email protected].

Investor Members

  • Venture capital and private equity investors responsible for managing a pool or fund of capital.
  • Corporate divisions with a dedicated pool of capital to invest on behalf of the company as a whole.
  • Investor firm membership includes an unlimited number of individual memberships for the firm.
  • Annual Dues:
    • In-State Firms:  $3,000
    • Out of state Firms:  $1,500
  • To apply for membership:
    • The IVCA Membership Committee will review your application and notify you. If invited to join, an invoice for dues will accompany your acceptance letter.
    • Investor Member Application Form

Service Provider Members

  • Service provider membership is designed for for-profit Illinois business entities with a strong business relevancy to the venture capital or private equity profession.
  • Service provider firm membership includes 2 individual memberships for the firm.
  • Annual dues  $3,000
  • To apply for membership:

Academic Members

  • This level of membership is designed for universities and/or laboratories with some business relevancy to the venture capital or private equity profession.
  • Academic firm membership includes 2 individual memberships for the university.
  • Annual dues  $1,000
  • To apply for membership:
    • The IVCA Membership Committee will review your application and notify you. If invited to join, an invoice for dues will accompany your acceptance letter.
    • Academic Membership Application