Become a Member

Become an IVCA Member

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, eight to twelve per year
  • 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]  Use one of the following membership applications:

Applications may also be submitted online (See left nav bar under "Membership") or you can download the form above and email or fax.

The IVCA Membership Committee will review your application and notify you. If invited to join, an invoice for dues will accompany your acceptance letter.

Membership Types & Dues Information

Investor Members

  • Annual Dues:
    • In-State Firms:  $3,000
    • Out of state Firms:  $1,500
  • 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.

Service Provider Members

  • Annual dues  $3,000
  • 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.

Academic Members

  • Annual dues  $1,000
  • 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.