IVCA Newsletter May 14, 2014

IVCA Newsletter


May 14, 2014

Association News

 IVCA Profile: Tom Alexander, New Chief Operating Officer at ‘1871,’ on New Directions for the Tech Start-Up Hub

Join us on May 21st to ‘Hear it for the Midwest’

Register today! June 5th's Board Excellence Toolkit Event: Developing Top C-Suite Talent

IVCA Events

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

IVCA Event - June 5 - Board Excellence Toolkit Event: Developing Top C-Suite Talent

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

May 20 - Chicago Booth Admissions Private Equity Event

May 20 - Negotiating Your University's Equity Stake in Start-Ups

May 28 - Elevating Entrepreneurship Benefit

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

September 29 - 8th Annual iCON Awards Dinner

October 13-19 - Chicago Ideas Week

November 12-13 - Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium

Industry News

Forbes interview with our May 21st Speaker Mark Kvamme - Read it here

Home Security Giant ADT Backs Duchossois Group Portfolio Startup Company, Life360, For ‘Internet of Things’

The second phase of innovation in the Chicago region

This is big as in billion: Fieldglass sale topped $1,000,000,000

Chicago Growth Partners Participates in $30 Million Financing Round of EndoGastric Solutions

Martin Partners Recruits Sales Director to Healthbox

Monroe Capital Provides $20.8 Million Unitranche Credit Facility to Gracelock Industries

Wind Point And Teachers' Portfolio Company Shearer's Foods Signs Agreement To Acquire Lance Private Brands

Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick

"I and love and you" Poised for Growth as it Announces Investment from Winona Capital Management

Wind Point Partners' Porfolio Company, Argotec, Acquires Stevens Urethane

DealBook Speaks with Orlando Bravo on Fund XI Close

Linden Capital Partners Hires Michael Farah as Principal

Monroe Capital Expands Credit Facility to West World Media

GTCR Portfolio Company Rural Broadband Investments Acquires Illinois Cable Assets

Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Indiana Limestone and Appoints Tom Quigley as CEO

Aquion Energy Benefits from CapX and Trinity Capital partnership

Edgewater Adds To Its Testing Services Platform

Job Postings

Please view the Job Postings listed below on our website here.  Once at Job Postings please scroll down the pages to view the jobs.  They are listed most current chronologically first.


University of Illinois, IllinoisVentures, Visiting Director of Operations & Controller, Chicago or Urbana Campus - Date submitted March 28, 2014

Healthbox, Corporate Counsel: Chicago - Date submitted 3/24/14





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