IVCA Newsletter September 17, 2014

IVCA Newsletter


September 17, 2014

Association News

IVCA Announces 2014 Awardees to be Honored on December 8th

IVCA Interview: Steven Miller, Partner at Origin Ventures, on the Firm’s Announcement of Partnership for Jason Heltzer

IVCA Feature: Highlights of Educational Luncheon ‘Building a Career in Private Equity: Different Routes to Partnership’

IVCA Events

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

September 11 - WAVE presents "LPs Uncensored: What They Really Think"

September 18 - ITA Citylights Awards

September 29 - 8th Annual iCON Awards Dinner

October 1 - McGladrey - What factors will have the biggest impact on private equity activity in 2015?

October 13-19 - Chicago Ideas Week

October 14-15 - Chicago Venture Summit

November 6 - ACG 5th Annual Entrepreneurship Bash

November 12-13 - Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium

Industry News

Thoma Bravo Closes Majority Investment in SailPoint, Adds to Growing Portfolio of Security Software Cos.

BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners invests in Lumiata

Cultivian Sandbox leads $10M Series A in Conservis Corporation

Niemann Foods, Inc. Chooses Motorola Solutions-Backed Revionics for Price Optimization

Revionics Named to JMP Securities Hot 100 List of Best Privately Held Software Companies for the Third Consecutive Year

Gary Fencik: A 'hit-man' aims high

RoundTable Healthcare Partners and Argon Medical Devices Complete Acquisition of US Biopsy

Ifbyphone Acquires Call Tracking Provider Mongoose Metrics; Raises $30 Million in New Funding

Jason Heltzer joins Origin Ventures as a Partner

Monroe Capital Provides $47 Million Unitranche Financing to Luxury Optical Holdings

Motorola Solutions-Funded VidSys demonstrating its new release 7.7 PSIM software at ASIS


Complete Innovations Receives Investment from Madison Dearborn Partners

Hyde Park Venture Partners Participates in $1.2M Funding of Flywheel For Its Designer-Centric WordPress Hosting Platform

H.I.G. Capital Completes Sale of Capstone Logistics

Edgewater Announces Specialty Insurance Investment

Chrysalis Ventures' Portfolio Company GoNoodle featured in The Wall Street Journal

Mounce Joins Baird Capital as Vice President of Human Capital

Author Margaret Heffernan Discusses Baird on Wisconsin Public Radio

Baird Capital Portfolio Company GenomeDx Biosciences Highlighted in Forbes

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:  6/24/14

Director of Technology Development, Clean Energy Trust; Chicago, IL
Date submitted 5/8/14

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

TCS Group Seeks Investment Accountant - Date submitted 3/13/14




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