IVCA Newsletter February 17, 2016

IVCA Newsletter


February 17, 2016

Association News

IVCA Profile: The Chicago Bitcoin Center, an Incubator-in-Residence at ‘1871’

Civic Engagement Profiles

IVCA Civic Engagement Profiles – Doug Grissom, Madison Dearborn Partners serves up MetroSquash

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State and Federal Legislative Issues - 02.17.16

IVCA Events

(Registration will be available as topics/panels are finalized)

April 13, 2016 - Annual IVCA/NVCA Luncheon (The Chicago Club)

April 26, 2016 - IVCA Luncheon:  Navigating PR & Media for an Industry Under Fire

May 17, 2016 - IVCA Luncheon:  Improving Deal Flow with Communication Strategy & Deal Flow

June 28, 2016 - IVCA Luncheon:  The Future of Cloud

July 19, 2016 - IVCA Luncheon: Topic TBD

September 13, 2016 - IVCA Luncheon:  Funding Growth Rounds

October 20, 2016 - IVCA CFO Summit for PE & VC finance professionals - open only to financial professionals of venture capital and private equity firms

October 26, 2016 - IVCA Luncheon:  Macroeconomic Review and Outlook

November 16, 2016 - Luncheon:  Opportunities in Telecom: Past, Present and Future

December 5, 2016 - IVCA Annual Awards Dinner (The Four Seasons Hotel)

Other Events of Interest

February 19, 2016 - Chicago Booth's 15th Annual Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company Private Equity Conference

March 23 & 24, 2016 - InvestMidwest

April 12-13, 2016 - MedCity Invest

April 13, 2015 - Kellogg 2016 Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference

April 19-20, 2016 - iBIO IndEx 2016

April 20 & 21, 2016 - Chicago Venture Summit

May 17-18, 2016 - Michigan Growth Capital Symposium

October 6, 2016 - Momentum Awards

Industry News

Nubo Raises $7M in Series A Funding from Magma Venture Partners and Motorola Solutions

Dicom Transportation Group Acquires Advanced Distribution

Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director Upacala Mapatuna to Join Victory Park Capital as Chief Investment Officer

Thoma Bravo Debuts Lower Middle Market Focused Discover Fund, Closes at $1 Billion

Thoma Bravo and Silver Lake Complete Acquisition of SolarWinds

Kim Vender Moffat, Sterling Partners - Globalization Spurs Education M&A (video)

OCA Ventures Portfolio Company, Snapsheet - One less hassle after a car accident

MK Capital Portfoli Company CellTrak Releases New Version of Mobile Health Care Solution

TurboAppeal raises $3 million to expand property tax appeals service

H.I.G. Capital Portfolio Company Ship Supply International Completes Acquisition of Alliance Supply Management

H.I.G. Growth Partners Completes Sale of Media Properties Holdings (REVShare) to Cannella Response Television

Water Street Healthcare Portfolio Company Premise Health Continues Expansion

Wipro to Acquire HealthPlan Services from Water Street

IFAW’s tenBoma Project Adopts OpenGeo in Support of Innovative Counter-Poaching Initiative

Job Postings

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No postings at this time.


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