IVCA Newsletter November 11, 2015

IVCA Newsletter


November 11, 2015

Association News

IVCA Profile: 2015 Stanley C. Golder Award Recipient Peter Barris, Managing General Partner at New Enterprise Associates

Register today! November 17th - 3rd in our series of IVCA Public Policy Roundtable Webinar

IVCA Awards Dinner - Individual tickets available for sale

November 11, 2015: IVCA updates list of 'Prohibited class' of elected officials

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State and Federal Legislative Issues - 11.11.15

IVCA Events

November 17 IVCA Public Policy Roundtable Webinar

December 7, 2015 IVCA Annual Awards Dinner

Other Events of Interest

November 13 - InvestMidwest Early Application Deadline

November 16-17 - ITA's 3rd Annual Internet of Things Summit

November 16 - Q4 HBS Angels dinner

March 23 & 24, 2016 - InvestMidwest

Industry News

Eye-Interaction Pioneer Eyefluence Announces Company Launch, Series B Funding Led by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Ropes & Gray Advises Revelstoke Capital Partners, LLC on the Fundraising of its Inaugural Fund

Prairie Capital V recapitalizes National Enzyme Company

Martin Partners Recruits Vice President, Chief Financial Officer to Profile Products

First Analysis SaaS recruitment portfolio company Yello raises Series B round

Ropes & Gray Represented Bain Capital and The Blackstone Group in the Planned Sale of The Weather Company's Product and Technology Assets to IBM

Rodd & Gunn Partners with Winona Capital to Fuel Growth

Houlihan Lokey and international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP represented Axios, Inc. in its sale to LGS Innovations, a portfolio company of Madison Dearborn Partners and CoVant. The transaction closed on Sept. 30, 2015

Havenly Secures $7.5M in Funding Led by Foundry Group with Participation by Chicago Ventures and 500 Startups

First Analysis portfolio company Mediant gets strategic investment from RR Donnelley

Monroe Capital Establishes a Retail and Consumer Products Asset Based Lending Group

Baird Capital Sells Justrite Manufacturing

Wind Point Partners-Backed VISION EASE Acquires Daemyung Optical Co. Ltd.

Blue Cross Blue Shield venture fund gives $3M to health startup

Chicago Ventures Company Zipments Acquired by Deliv

CapX Customizes $4 Million Senior Term Loan for Fast-growth MediLogix

Thoma Bravo Completes Sale of Sirius Computer Solutions

Svoboda Capital Partners' Portfolio Company Blake & Pendleton Announces a Strategic Combination With Case Engineering

Sterling Partners Introduces new eBay Enterprise Company

Monroe Capital Supports Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company’s Acquisition of Examination Management Services, Inc.

Victory Park Capital Appoints Ron Rolighed to Lead Business Development and Client Services


 Thoma Bravo Featured in Bloomberg Story on Successful Software Buyouts

Job Postings

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New:  Sales/Marketing Analyst, RCP Advisors

Legal Compliance Attorney - PT chicago - Adams Street Partners

Associate/Sr. Associate for IllinoisVENTURES Urbana Champaign office


Illinois Venture Capital Association
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