IVCA Newsletter April 13, 2016

IVCA Newsletter


April 13, 2016

Association News

Sign up today! IVCA presents Protecting the Value of Your Investment: How to Use Communication Planning to Mitigate Franchise Risk

Illinois Treasurer Launches Illinois Growth & Innovation Fund

Civic Engagement Profiles

IVCA Civic Engagement Profiles – Mark Achler of MATH Venture Partners tells IVCA about one of his favorite organizations EMBARC Chicago

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State and Federal Legislative Issues - 04.13.16

IVCA Events

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

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

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

First Analysis invests in cloud-based payroll & HR solutions company Netchex Online

Cleversafe in Crain's this Week

Ropes & Gray Alert - Sun Capital Partners on Remand: District Court Rules that Related Funds Formed a Partnership-in-Fact Engaged in a Trade or Business

Linden Announces Halyard Health’s Agreement to Acquire CORPAK MedSystems

Motorola Solutions-Boundless Exchange Now Available

Ropes & Gray: Stone Point Capital Acquires Majority Stake in NFP Advisor Services

GTCR and Maravai Complete Strategic Equity Investment in Vector Laboratories

H.I.G. Capital Closes its Acquisition of Quicken

High Street Capital-Backed Superior Fibers Divests Composites Division

Wind Point Partners Acquires Evans Food Group

Ally Financial Announces Acquisition of TradeKing (OCA Ventures I) For $275M

Pritzker Group Venture Capital Invests in x.ai

Svoboda Capital Partners-Funded Infinite Packaging Group Announces the Acquisition of Hyde Park Label Company

Tony Palcheck, of Zebra Ventures, lays out how the group is approaching corporate venturing in a great interview.

Motorola Solutions-Backed Agent Vi Introduces Revolutionary Cloud-Based Video Analytics SaaS

High Street Capital-Backed Superior Fibers Divests Composites Division

Frontenac Portfolio Company A.H. Harris Completes Acquisition of Kenseal Construction Products

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.

Senior Associate at Sterling Partners -  This role is on our Education Opportunity Fund Investment Team

Private Equity Associate for Summer 2017 at RoundTable Healthcare Partners

Senior Associate at Origin Ventures


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