IVCA Newsletter March 19, 2014

IVCA Newsletter


March 19, 2014

Association News

IVCA Preview: March 20th Toolkit Event, ‘Brand Building for VC & PE Professionals Including How Registered Investment Advisors Can Participate’

IVCA Profile: Caralynn Nowinski, Chief Operating Officer for UI LABS, on Facilitating Chicago’s New Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

Save the Date - May 1, 2014: Boot Camp for Private Equity Investment Professionals presented by McDermott Will & Emery

Use Code 'IVCA' and receive $400 discount! Sign up for the MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum, April 22-23

IVCA updates list of 'Prohibited class' of elected officials

IVCA Events

IVCA Event - March 20 - IVCA Toolkit Event: Brand Building for VC & PE Professionals including How Registered Investment Advisors Can Participate

IVCA Event - May 21 - 2014 Annual IVCA/NVCA luncheon

IVCA Event - June 5 - Educational Luncheon

IVCA Event - September 9 - Educational Luncheon

IVCA Event - October 23 - 2014 IVCA CFO Summit (for finance professionals of VC and PE firms)

IVCA Event - November 4 - Educational Luncheon

IVCA Event - December 8 - 2014 Annual IVCA Awards Dinner

Other Events of Interest

March 26-27 InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum (St. Louis)

April 3 - Clean Energy Challenge

April 22-23 - MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum

April 23 - 15th Kellogg Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

May 1 - Boot Camp for Private Equity Investment Professionals presented by McDermott Will & Emery

May 13-14 - VentureScape, NVCA Annual Meeting - San Francisco

May 29 - Booth New Venture Challenge - Finals

May 29-30 - SBIA Midwest Private Equity Conference

June 3-4 - 2014 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference

June 17 - McGladrey/Edwards Wildman Annual SBIC CFO Conference

June 17-18 - Michigan Growth Capital Symposium

June 18 - EY Entrepreneur of the Year - Midwest

June 23-29 - Chicago Tech Week

June 24-25 - Buyouts Midwest

September 18 - ITA Citylights Awards

October 13-19 - Chicago Ideas Week

November 12-13 - Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium

Industry News

Remote mental health startup AbilTo gets $6M from BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners and Sandbox Industries

Chrysalis Ventures-Backed NextImage Medical Acquires WorkWell, Inc.

Wind Point Acquires Majority Stake in Dicom Transportation Group

Martin Partners Recruits Chief Executive Officer to Allied100

CRM Service Base Raises $15M Series B To Take On Salesforce; OCA Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners Participate

First Analysis invests in outsourced fleet compliance provider ITS

Wind Point Enters Agreement To Sell Hearthside Food Solutions

Baird Capital Promotes Ferranti to Principal

GTCR Announces Partnership With Carl Hull and Eric Tardif to Form Maravai Life Sciences

Thoma Bravo Announces Agreement to Add TravelClick to Portfolio

Water Street Completes Merger of CCBR-SYNARC & BioClinica

GTCR Portfolio Company Sterigenics International Closes Acquisition of Food Technology Service


Job Postings

Please view Job Postings, listed below, on our website here.

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



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