IVCA Newsletter May 28, 2014

IVCA Newsletter


May 28, 2014

Association News

IVCA Feature: Part One Highlights of the 2014 IVCA/NVCA Luncheon: Mark Kvamme has bet his career on the Midwest’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

IVCA Feature: Part Two Highlights of the 2014 IVCA/NVCA Luncheon, Featuring a Panel on 'Federal Issues Affecting Venture and Private Equity.'

Register today! June 5th Toolkit 'Developing Top C-Suite Talent'

Introducing IVCA POV

IVCA Events

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 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 - Center for Applied Innovation 2014 Town Hall Meeting on IP Investments & Markets Presented by Ocean Tomo

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

Impact Engine Now Accepting Applications for its Fall Class. Deadline June 22nd

Pangea raises new round of funding and appoints Board of Directors; Chicago Ventures, OCA Ventures Participate

Pritzker Group Expands Private Capital Team

Harman to Acquire Duchossois Group Portfolio Company AMX – Technology Leader in Video Switching and Enterprise Control and Automation Solutions

Pinterest's $5 Billion Market Valuation Is Not Absurd

Martin Partners Recruits Chief Financial Officer to New York Wire

BrightTag Selected as a Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner

Baird Capital Sells American Auto Auction Group to Huron Capital Partners

Report Shows Motorola Solutions-Funded Scanbuy Processed Nearly 22 Million Mobile Engagements in Q1 2014

Additional Cities Sign-On to USE ShotSpotter to Combat Illegal Urban Gunfire

FarmaCorp Selects Motorola Solutions-Backed Revionics® Price Optimization

Monroe Capital Provides $23 Million Unitranche Credit Facility to Industrial Ceramics Manufacturing Company

Sorbent Therapeutics Closes First Tranche Of $15 Million Series D Financing; ARCH Venture Partners Participates

Chicago Ventures, Hyde Park Ventures Participate in $2.3M Funding of G2 Crowd

Water Street Announces Investment in Orgentec Diagnostika

Wynnchurch Capital-Backed Burtek Announces the Acquisition of Votaw Precision Technologies

How a fire ignited Jason Heltzer's paperless passion

River Cities Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Close of Largest Fund to Date

Madison Dearborn Partners' Portfolio Company, Aderant, Inks Deal with LexisNexis® for Business Intelligence Software Company Redwood Analytics

Revealed: Thoma Bravo's secret weapon in dealmaking

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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