IVCA Newsletter December 18, 2013



IVCA Newsletter


December 18, 2013

Association News

IVCA Profile: Philip Nevels, Executive Director of ChicagoNEXT at World Business Chicago

2013 IVCA Awards Dinner Recap

IVCA Events

Check back in our next newsletter for the 2014 IVCA Calender!

Other Events of Interest

Industry News

Sittercity raises $4.5 million from Square 1 Bank

Pritzker Group Private Capital Acquires Milestone AV Technologies

emids Technologies Raises $13.3 Million in Initial Funding Round from Experienced Healthcare Investors Baird Capital and Council Capital

Thoma Bravo Plans to Sell Portfolio Company Entrust to Datacard

Plante Moran: Do you need to comply with the new equity compensation valuation guidelines in 2013?

Duchossois Tech Partners' Portfolio Company Skylight Healthcare Selected as a Fierce Innovation Awards Finalist

Thoma Bravo Announces Sale of Portfolio Company Network Instruments

GTCR’s Sterigenics agrees to buy PE-backed Food Technology Service

Winner of IVCA's Daley award sees 'renaissance' in Chicago venture capital

Plante Moran: Private Equity Investing in Middle-Market Franchise Companies: 4 Key Considerations

Government Security News Names Motorola Solutions-Funded VidSys the Winner of best Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) System

Motorola Solutions-Backed Retailigence and Mojiva Partner to Offer Mobile-to-Store Advertising Solution for Brands and Retailers

Wynnchurch Capital Adds Robert Burgess to Its Executive Advisory Board

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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