IVCA Newsletter August 15, 2013

IVCA Newsletter


August 15, 2013

Association News

IVCA Q&A: Troy Henikoff, CEO of Techstars Chicago, on the Upcoming Demo Day

IVCA Portfolio Company Awards Nomination Deadline: August 21st!

IVCA Individual Awards Nomination Deadline: August 21st!

IVCA Hosts Wall Street Prep 'Capitalization Table Modeling' Seminar

IVCA Events

IVCA Event - September 10th - Strategic Private Company Mergers

September 27th - Capitalization Table Modeling Seminar (IVCA hosted, presented by Wall Street Prep)

IVCA Event - October 17th - 2013 IVCA CFO Summit

IVCA Event - November 12th - Educational Luncheon

Other Events of Interest

Other Event of Interest - Sep 10, 2013 - 2013 Global Midwest Alliance Innovation Competition

Other Event of Interest - October 2, 2013 - CEC Momentum Awards

Other Event of Interest - October 2, 2013 - Chicago Innovation Showcase

Other Event of Interest - October 7, 2013 - 2013 iBIO iCON Awards Dinner

Other Event of Interest - October 10-11, 2013 - Share the Vision 2013 - Illinois Office of Technology Management and Research Park

Other Event of Interest - October 14-20 2013 - Chicago Ideas Week

Other Event of Interest - October 30, 2013 - Chicago Innovation Awards

Other Event of Interest - November 5-6, 2013 - Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium

Industry News

Origin Ventures Leads $2.6M Funding of Aisle50

GTCR Announces Second Partnership with Ed Fiorentino to Form Crealta Pharmaceuticals

KB Partners Venture Fund II Exits Investment in Exacq Technologies, Inc. Vis Sale to TYCO, International, Inc. (NYSE:TYC)

First Analysis invests $3 million in marketing services company Freeosk

First Analysis investing for growth in IT, health care, clean-tech with newest fund

Wynnchurch Capital is recognized in the 2013 Preqin analysis as being one of the most consistent performers in Private Equity

RCP Advisors Raises $425 Mln for Secondary Fund

Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Imperial Group, L.P.

3dcart Partners with OCA Ventures- and The Pritzker Group-Backed 71lbs to Save Online Store Owners Time and Money on Shipping

RoundTable Healthcare Partners Acquires Santa Cruz Nutritionals From Levine Leichtman Capital Partners

BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners Participates in $15M Funding of Change Healthcare

GrubHub Inc. and Seamless North America LLC Complete Merger

Sandbox teams up on a $150 million ag-tech fund

MVC Capital's $9.5M investment to fund Biogenic Reagents expansion

GTCR-Backed Rural Broadband Investments Acquires Texas Cable Assets

Job Postings

Redbox parent company, Outerwall, Inc. is operating a new venture incubator.  Outerwall Ventures is currently seeking the following positions:

  • Director, New Venture Development
  • Manager, New Venture Sourcing
  • Manager of Portfolio Management
  • New Venture Sourcing and Development Analyst

Please view Job Postings on our website here.


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