IVCA Newsletter September 12, 2018

IVCA Newsletter


September 12, 2018

Association News

IVCA Feature: 2018 Report... As Fourth Quarter Begins, the Year So Far for Venture Capital and Private Equity

Today is the DEADLINE for submitting your nominee(s) for the 2018 IVCA Awards!

Sign up today to be a Gold Sponsor at the 2018 IVCA Awards Dinner! We still have a few left!

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State and Federal Legislative Issues - 09.12.18

IVCA Events

October 18 - 2018 IVCA Annual CFO Summit for VC and PE Finance Professionals

2018 Annual IVCA Awards Dinner

Other Events of Interest

September 13 - 19th Annual CityLIGHTS Awards

September 27- Illinois Ignite 2018

October 2 - 2018 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner

Oct 2 - Kayo Women's Venture Capital Forum (part of Kayo Women's Private Markets 6th Annual Conference

October 2 - 2018 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner

Oct 2-3 - Kayo Women's Private Equity Conference (part of Women's Private Market 6th Annual Conference)

Oct. 24-25 FUND Conference

October 29 - Chicago Innovation Awards

November 15 - 11th's Annual Momentum Awards Dinner

November 27-28 - IoT Summit Chicago

May 22, 2019 - VentureCat - Northwestern's annual student startup competition

Industry News

Jump Capital’s portfolio company RiskSense raised $12m and Jump Capital participated in the investment

Jump Capital joined Drive Capital, Hyde Park and SkyDeck in $13m funding round from Fast Radius

Patriot Capital Supports Guardian Capital Partners' and McCubbin Hosiery's Acquisition of Leg Apparel, LLC

Plante Moran Thought Leadership - Managing risk in the rapidly changing Single Family Office: A roundtable discussion

The Top 2018 VC Investment Trends in the Midwest

Ropes & Gray Acts as Legal Counsel to Webster Capital on Fund IV

Patriot Capital Supports Mason Wells' Acquisition of EastPoint Sports

Linden Capital Partners' Portfolio Company Solara Acquires J.M.R. Medical

Linden Capital Partners' Portfolio Company ProPharma Group Announces the Acquisition of SOLUTIONS in Health Inc.

Laura D. Yockey Rejoins Ropes & Gray’s Leading Private Equity and M&A Practice in Chicago

Baird Capital Partners with Texas Medical Center to Drive Innovation

OverWatchID Closes $2.5M Financing Round Led By WestWave Capital and Silicon Valley Data Capital

Ropes & Gray Advises Epiris on Acquisition of Bonhams

ShipBob Raises $40 Million to Back E-Commerce Fulfillment Growth

Parkwhiz secures $20M in Series D funding

Growth Catalyst Partners Invests in Trendline Interactive and Inbox Pros

7wire Ventures' Portfolio Company CareDox featured in StartUp Health Magazine

Ropes & Gray Represents The Hillman Group, Inc. in its Acquisition of Big Time Products

Monroe Capital Expands Credit Facility to Full-Service Logistics Company to $185 Million

Zendesk expands into CRM with Acquisition of Base, Portfolio Company of OCA Ventures, Hyde Park Angels, Hyde Park Venture Partners

Wynnchurch Capital Forms Infra Pipe Solutions

Monroe Capital Supports CORE Industrial Partners’ Acquisition of Midwest Composite Technologies

NewSpring Leads $20M Round in Chicago-based, On-Demand Parking Reservation Service

Wind Point Partners and portfolio company Stir Foods and Pacifica Foods announce that Stir-Pacifica has acquired Sabra Dipping Company’s salsa business

OCA Ventures-Backed Solovis Named 2018 Top Startup by LinkedIn

Origin Ventures' Portfolio Teem Acquired by WeWork

Rapid Growth Prompts Expansion for Technimark Healthcare

PPC Partners Adds New Vice President to Services Team

RoundTable Healthcare Partners and Symmetry Surgical Inc. Complete Acquisition of Bovie Medical’s Electrosurgical Business

Thoma Bravo to Acquire Majority Interest in Apttus

CNBC: Hyland Software CEO on training youth to close skills gap

Wind Point Partners Announces Sale of Dicom Canada to General Logistics Systems (GLS), a Division Of Royal Mail


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.

7wire Ventures - May 31, 2018

Associate – Job Descripton

7wire Ventures is seeking an Associate to work out of their Chicago headquarters. The team is looking for someone to take an important and wide-ranging role in the fund. This excitng and varied positon is a great fit for the right self-motvated leader.

Click here for complete details.

High Street Capital - March 2018

Investing Team position

Opportunity: To join a 20 year old private equity firm with the objective of growing into a Partnership role. This person will be part of a four person investing team investing Fund V.
Location: The position is Chicago-based with operations primarily in Chicago, and ultimately Throughout the Midwest.
Title: Director/VP depending on experience and qualifications. Reports to Partners.
Click here for complete details.

Not for Profit BOD Positions

Victory Gardens Theater - see Trustee Roles and Responsibilities here.




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