IVCA Newsletter October 14, 2020

IVCA Newsletter


October 14, 2020

Association News

IVCA Feature: Neal Salés-Griffin, Managing Director for TechStars Chicago, on Upcoming Class of 2021 and Adapting During the Pandemic

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues - 10.14.2020

IVCA Events

October 27 & 28, 2020 - IVCA Virtual CFO Summit for Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance Professionals 

December 7, 2020 - Annual IVCA Awards Event

Other Events of Interest - If you are interested in any of these events, please check their websites as they may have been cancelled or postponed.

October 19, 2020 - Chicago Innovation Awards (virtual) Free to attend!

October 21, 2020 - P33/BCG's Quantum in Finance Virtual Event

October 26 - 29, 2020 - Chicago Ideas Week

November 3, 2020 - ELECTION DAY

November 13, 2020 - Smart Business Dealmakers Chicago R/S from June 9, 2020

Industry News

KB Partners Participates in €5 million Series A Funding of Data Startup PandaScore

CORE Industrial Partners Acquires TCG Legacy

4490 Ventures Leads Seed Funding Round of Fluree to Power Secure Data Management in the Web 3.0 Era

Vista Equity Partners Portfolio Company Datto Files Registration Statement with SEC for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Digital Health Startup Raises $12 Million To Provide Virtual OCD Treatment; HPA Participates

Origin Ventures V Leads $1.5M Seed Financing in Glimpse

4490 Ventures Leads $14M Series A Funding Round of UPshow to Deliver the Next Generation of Interactive Digital Signage; Jump Capital Participates

Pritzker Private Capital Signs Definitive Agreements to Acquire Highline Aftermarket and Warren Distribution

ARCH Venture Partners Leads $77M Series B Financing of Dewpoint Therapeutics to Advance the Development of Drugs That Target Biomolecular Condensates

Ropes & Gray Advises Sound United on its Acquisition of Bower & Wilkins

STERIS Signs Agreement with Water Street to Acquire Key Surgical

NEA Portfolio Company Intact Vascular Acquired by Philips

Locke Lord Team Represents ITM TwentyFirst in Acquisition of MLF Financial Group and Subsidiaries

Geeta Vemuri named Top 100 Powerful Women of 2020 by Entrepreneur

Shore Capital Partners Announces New Team Members

Ropes & Gray Represents Altamont Capital Partners in its Investment in Cornerstone Advisors

Thoma Bravo-Backed Quorum Software Acquires Landdox

Linden Capital Partners Portfolio Company HOPCo Acquires Stryker Performance Solutions’ Value-Based Care Business

Wind Point Partners Portfolio Company Kleinfelder Acquires Poggemeyer Design Group

Thoma Bravo-Funded Motus Acquires Vision Wireless, Strengthening Mobile Expense Management Services

Revel and SSM Partners Portfolio Company NovuHealth Merge to Create Leading Technology Platform Company Focused on Healthcare Member Engagement

Frontenac-Backed Domain Computer Services Merges with Tier One Technology Partners to Create a Leading Premium MSP Platform

Ropes & Gray Advises Sterling Pharma Solutions in its Acquisition of Alcami’s Germantown, Wisconsin Facility

Cressey & Company-Backed HHAeXchange Announces Acquisition of Annkissam

Espresso Capital Provides Baird Capital’s Zaloni with $6 Million Credit Facility

Pritzker Private Capital Recapitalizes Energy Distribution Partners

Thoma Bravo Portfolio Company Command Alkon to Acquire Trimble’s Construction Logistics Business

Ropes & Gray Advises iCapital Network in Sale of Private Client Group to AlphaCore Wealth Advisory

Monroe Capital Wins Private Credit Strategy of the Year Award by Pension Bridge Institutional Asset Management Awards

Moderne Ventures Announces its 2020 Midyear Passport Class

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 as received, most current first.

None posted at this time.


Not for Profit BOD Positions

Not for Profit Seeks New Board Members

IMD Guest House Mission & Description

IMD Guest House builds community and healing by providing comfortable, affordable accommodation for patients and their families throughout their treatment

·         47 fully furnished apartments, located at corner of Polk & Damen

·         The only organization in the Chicago area that supports patients of any age, receiving out-patient or inpatient treatment

·         About 50% of our service supports low-income families, and we never turn families away for lack of funds

·         Length of stay is determined by medical referral, no pre-sent limits

·         Key patient populations: Cancer patients, organ transplant patients, parents of neonatal ICU patients, veterans receiving treatment for PTSD, and more

·         In 2018, we supported 706 patients and provides 12,306 nights of service.

·         Annual Budget $1.7 million

Website: www.imdguesthouse.org

Current Board:  Professionals in banking and financial services, real estate development, attorneys, healthcare and other businesses

Board Responsibilities

·         Serve as an ambassador for IMD Guest House who understands and interprets its work to the community.

·         Attend regularly 5-6 scheduled Board meetings per year, in person or via telephone. 

·         Participate actively in at least one board standing committee, attend its meetings, lend judgment to its deliberations and be active in its work.

·         Make a generous personal financial contribution ($250 Minimum) annually, each according to his/her own means, and will be responsible for giving or getting $750 annually. 

·         Participate in at least one of the fund raising activities organized by the development department each year.

·         Prepare for each Board meeting by studying all appropriate reports and being prepared to discuss current activities of committees to which they are assigned.

·         Assist in recruiting prospective new volunteers, Board members and agency supporters in the community.



Victory Gardens Theater - see Trustee Roles and Responsibilities here.




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