IVCA Newsletter October 9, 2013


IVCA Newsletter


October 9, 2013

Association News

IVCA Q&A: David E. Miller, President & CEO of the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization, or ‘iBIO’

Tables now on sale for the 2013 IVCA Awards Dinner

Attention 2013 Awards Voters -Return your ballots by October 15th

IVCA Events

October 17th - 2013 IVCA CFO Summit

November 12th - Educational Luncheon

December 9th - 2013 IVCA Awards Dinner

Other Events of Interest

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

December 11 - 2013 New England Venture Summit

Industry News

For $800M, eBay Buys Braintree to Boost PayPal

Duet Health Receives Investment from Baird Capital

Chicago's Database Technology Company, TempoDB, Secures $3.2 Million Series A Investment for DBaaS

Monroe Capital Provides $16.6 Million Unitranche Credit Facility To Smiles Services, LLC

ARCH Venture Partners Participates in $18M of Boreal Genomics

Water Street Announces New Pharma Investment

Monroe Capital Provides $78.5 Million Senior Secured Credit Facility to Support Acquisition of Escort Inc.

Thoma Bravo Announces Acquisition of Empirix

Quest Diagnostics Buys Water Street Company

GTCR Announces Sale of Six3 Systems

Water Street Partners with Temptime

Water Street Portfolio Company AAIPharma Services and Cambridge Major Laboratories Announce Merger

Helios™ Solar Wireless Surveillance System - Motorola Solutions-Funded MicroPower Technologies

Sterling Partners to Serve as Cornerstone Sponsor of Chicago Ideas Week

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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