IVCA Newsletter March 2, 2016

IVCA Newsletter


March 2, 2016

Association News

IVCA Profile: WiSTEM is the Women in Tech Program Based at ‘1871’

2016 IVCA/NVCA Luncheon presents Cleversafe: The path to (mega) success for one startup

Civic Engagement Profiles

Share your philanthropic organization with us!

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State and Federal Legislative Issues - 03.02.16

IVCA Events

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

April 13, 2016 - Annual IVCA/NVCA Luncheon

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

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

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Four Types of Corporate Venture Capitalists (Tony Palcheck, Zebra Ventures)

35th annual Michigan Growth Capital Symposium on May 17 & 18 in Ann Arbor

Orion Labs Raises $9 Million from Avalon Ventures and Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Chicago Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners Participate in $1.2M Funding of Pearachute

Monroe Capital Selected as the 2015 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year by the Private Debt Investor

H.I.G. Capital Acquires Portfolio of Compensation Assets from IBM

Jump Capital Leads $6M Series A Funding of Chicago Ventures Port Co.Opternative For Expansion Of Online Eye Exams In The US

Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Texas Hydraulics

GTCR Announces Acquisition of Lytx

Winona Capital Partners with Private Equity Firm Piper to Make Investment in Monica Vinader

Thoma Bravo-Backed LANDESK’s Josh Baxter Named to Forty Under 40 List

River Cities Capital Fund Participates in $15M Funding of NICO Corporation

NEA Leads $8.5M Funding of Nimble Collective for Cloud-based Animation Community

Thoma Bravo-Backed SailPoint Winning New Business from A Market Big Companies Neglect

MasterClass scores $15 million led by New Enterprise Associates

Motorola Solutions-Backed VocalZoom and Cobalt Partner on Speech Recognition Solutions

MATH Venture Partners-Funded RedSeal Honored as the Most Innovative Network Security Solution in the 4th Annual 2016 Cyber Defense Magazine Infosec Awards

OCA Ventures-Backed Impossible Objects - 3-D Printing Promises to Change Manufacturing

State of Louisiana Saves Lives with Motorola Solutions-Funded, Boundless, by 'Thinking Open'

Label Insight raises $10M to help retailers know what is in that Lean Cuisine

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 chronologically, most current first.

Private Equity Associate for Summer 2017 at RoundTable Healthcare Partners

Senior Associate at Origin Ventures


Illinois Venture Capital Association
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