IVCA Newsletter August 28, 2013

IVCA Newsletter


August 28, 2013

Association News

IVCA Q&A: Scott Humphries of Wall Street Prep Previews the Seminar Hosted by the IVCA on September 27th, 'Capitalization Modeling'

IVCA Portfolio Company Awards Nomination Deadline: September 13th

IVCA Individual Awards Nomination Deadline: September 13th

IVCA Hosts Wall Street Prep 'Capitalization Table Modeling' Seminar - Register today!

IVCA Events

September 27th - Capitalization Table Modeling Seminar (IVCA hosted, presented by Wall Street Prep)

October 17th - 2013 IVCA CFO Summit

November 12th - Educational Luncheon

Other Events of Interest

September 9, 2013 - WAVE presents Prof. Steven Kaplan

September 10, 2013 - 2013 Global Midwest Alliance Innovation Competition

September 12, 2013 - Fall SBIA Northeast Private Equity Cocktail

October 2, 2013 - Chicago Innovation Showcase

October 2, 2013 - CEC Momentum Awards

October 7, 2013 - 2013 iBIO iCON Awards Dinner

October 10-11, 2013 - Share the Vision 2013 - Illinois Office of Technology Management and Research Park

October 13-15 - National Summit for Middle Market Funds

October 14-20 2013 - Chicago Ideas Week

October 30, 2013 - Chicago Innovation Awards

November 5-6, 2013 - Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium

Industry News

Big dough for big data: Cleversafe lands $55 million

doggyloot Secures $2.5M in Funding From Origin Ventures and Sandbox Advantage Fund

Thoma Bravo Completes Acquisition of Digital Insight

Angie’s List Acquires DIY Home Improvement Site OCA Ventures-BackedBrightNest

Baird Capital Invests in Kedu Healthcare in China

GrubHub Seamless Announces T. Rowe Price Ownership Stake

Mercury Fund-Backed Ambiq Micro collects $10M to develop ultra-low-power chips

Big Money Midwest: 12 Venture Players - Adams Street Partners, ARCH Venture Partners, JK&B Capital Included

Welsh Carson buying OCA Ventures-Backed Alert Logic

Motorola Solutions-Funded Scanbuy Selected as Premier Licensee of the Microsoft Tag Mobile Barcode Technology

Linden Capital Partners-Backed SeraCare Life Sciences Acquires KPL

Motorola Solutions-Backed Fixmo Carrier Services Announces the Availability of Fixmo MoveIt! and Fixmo Backup Across Mobile Application Stores

Madison Dearborn Partners-Backed NFP Acquires The Wood Insurance Group, Inc .

Job Postings

Redbox parent company, Outerwall, Inc. is operating a new venture incubator.  Outerwall Ventures is currently seeking the following positions:

  • Director, New Venture Development
  • Manager, New Venture Sourcing
  • Manager of Portfolio Management
  • New Venture Sourcing and Development Analyst

Please view Job Postings on our website here.


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