IVCA Newsletter October 23, 2013


IVCA Newsletter


October 23, 2013

Association News

IVCA Article: Inside Look at the Growth in 2013 of the Chicago Tech Scene

Tickets now on sale for the 2013 IVCA Awards Dinner

IVCA Events

December 9 - 2013 IVCA Awards Dinner presented by Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Other Events of Interest

October 30, 2013 - Chicago Innovation Awards

November 5-6, 2013 - Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium

Industry News

Local investor sells Chicago-Denver fiber network

Pritzkers’ New World Ventures changes name, adapts game

CapX Launches E-CAP

SAGE Therapeutics Secures $20M Series B Financing from ARCH Venture Partners and Third Rock Ventures

Eric Olson Joins Origin Ventures as Associate

Cloud-based Facilities Services Provider SMS Assist Receives $45 Million Investment from Pritzker Group Venture Capital

Arbor Investments Announces The Recapitalization Of PBF Pita Bread Factory Ltd.

The Illinois Technology Association Brings Top Collegiate Tech Programmers to Chicago for Fourth Annual Fall Challenge

Arbor Investments Announces New Appointment

2014 InvestMidwest - Early application deadline is November 15th

Patriot Capital partners with Freestone Partners and Management to Acquire ErgoGenesis

Monroe Capital Provides $14 Million Senior Secured Credit Facility to Technology Services Company

Motorola Solutions-Funded Retailigence Closes-the-Loop on Rapidly Growing Mobile Product Search

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Implements SST, Inc.’s ShotSpotter Flex Gunfire Alert & Analysis

Motorola Solutions-Backed Fixmo Supports Samsung KNOX with Exclusive Capabilities for Government and Regulated Markets

Fixmo Empowers Hosted Service Providers to Support Apple iOS and Android with 'Defense-Grade' Security

FineLine and Scanbuy Collaborate to Offer Retailers a Turnkey Mobile Engagement Solution for Shoppers

Baird Capital Portfolio Company MedPlast Acquires Orthoplastics

Water Street Sells Anatomic Pathology Company

Tom Malone Joins the Executive Advisory Board of Wynnchurch Capital

Thoma Bravo Promotes Seth Boro and Holden Spaht to Managing Partner

Insightra Secures Series C Financing Led by Baird Capital

Wynnchurch Capital Adds Joe Anderson and Jim Goodwin to Executive Advisory Board

Wynnchurch Capital Sells NSC Minerals

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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