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 Silicon Valley Bank - New July 2019

We are hiring! We have an opportunity in our Chicago office for an Associate on our SVB Global Fund Banking team. Ping me directly to learn more or apply online at
Associate II - Private Equity Services - (3849)
Job Description
As an Associate, you will complete the underwriting and documentation for the team’s credit portfolio:
·        Analyze financial statements and assist in maintaining appropriate risk assessments on all credits.
·        Handle client and prospect needs by working with operations and product groups.
·        Assure loan underwriting and documentation meets SVB policies and procedures.
Job responsibilities include:
·        Underwrites uncomplicated credits; underwrites more complex credits under direction of the Managing Director or Vice President.
·        Monitors compliance and past-due reports for team’s credit portfolio.
·        Prepares action plans to address noncompliance and past-due issues with clients.
·        With guidance from the Managing Director or Vice President, contacts established clients and may handle a small group of client relationships.
Skills and Requirements
·        3 or more years of related experience.
·        Strong credit analysis and accounting skills.
·        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Chicago
Work Locations: Chicago
222 West Adams St Suite 260
Chicago 60606
Job:  Private Equity Services
Contact: Tom Hoge, Managing Director
Silicon Valley Bank -- Global Fund Banking
312-704-9527 direct
312-636-0114 mobile
[email protected]

 Growth Catalyst Partners - New June 2019

Associate Candidate Opportunity -
Growth Catalyst Partners, a middle market private equity firm is looking to add two additional Associates to their team. The firm has offices in Chicago, IL and Rowayton, CT and is looking to add one Associate in each office. The preference is for an immediate start, though there is flexibility for a summer 2019 start for the right candidate.
The firm is targeting candidates with at least two years of investment banking and/or private equity experience, with a preference for those with experience in the firm’s target sectors. Associates are given high levels of responsibility on very lean teams and participate in all aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, evaluating, performing due diligence on, structuring, monitoring, and exiting investments. The work includes financial modeling, valuation analysis, industry research and analysis, writing internal memoranda & presentations, drafting legal documentation, managing debt providers and third-party advisers, and working closely with CEOs and senior managers of portfolio companies.
Growth Catalyst Partners focuses on control buyouts of information, marketing and tech-enabled services businesses. Its strategy involves targeting growth segments of industries and identifying market leading companies with breakout potential. GCP partners with top executives within those industries and provides capital and expertise to the incumbent management teams of the targeted businesses. Portfolio companies include Opus Agency, Beachfront Media, Trendline Interactive and CyberRisk Alliance.
Growth Catalyst Partners is investing out of its first fund and this is a unique opportunity to join a fast growing, entrepreneurial private equity firm on the ground floor. The opportunity exists for this position to turn into a career track position for top performers.
If you have interest in this position, please contact Connor Dawson at [email protected]


Energize Ventures - New May 2019


Marketing and Communications Specialist
Summary of Business Need
Energize Ventures invests in early stage technology businesses that make clean energy more affordable, reliable and secure. Based in Chicago, we are aiming to become one of the top performing energy venture capital firms. We are a small and tight knit team.
The Marketing and Communications Specialist reports to the Director of Market Development and will support all content creation, marketing, public relations, event planning and brand building for the fund.
The MarComm Specialist will support firm wide strategic communications and marketing efforts for Energize Ventures. This will entail working with the Energize team as well as key external stakeholders including investors, portfolio companies, media and stakeholders.
Role Description
The ideal candidate will be energetic, organized, detail-oriented, flexible, a problem solver, and possess excellent communication skills. Extensive communications experience in written, verbal, public relations, marketing and brand building is required. The MarComm Specialist will help develop the organization's content strategy, own and update the firm’s social media channels, and play a pivotal role in building the Energize Ventures brand.
Additionally, the MarComm Specialist will manage the logistics and planning for events hosted by the fund that will include an annual investor summit, demonstration days for portfolio companies, and participation in trade events.
  • Support communications efforts across all channels including internal and external
  • Support content strategy development and execution, including planning, creating, and managing the publishing of content
  • Oversee the planning and execution of major events
  • Build relationships with reporters and media outlets that cover topics related to venture, technology, clean energy, and start ups
  • Support the annual and quarterly reporting process
  • Lead relationships with external support partners such as graphic designers, printers, and consultants
  • Manage Energize Ventures’ digital platforms (website, newsletter, Twitter, Medium, LinkedIn
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant marketing, communications, and/or public relations experience
  • Strong time management skills with ability to multi-task across projects
  • Creativity, storytelling skills, and an “eye” for aesthetic design and visual presentation
  • Strong executive function, including the ability to plan, take initiative, and work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including copywriting and editing
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Comfort with ambiguity and demonstrated ability to be self-starting and entrepreneurial
Energize Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Please send resumes and writing samples to [email protected].
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital - New April 2019



Motorola Solutions Venture Capital (MSVC) is looking for a Corporate Ventures Associate to assume an important role within the ventures team, working closely with its managing director and the corporate strategy / CTO offices to maximize both strategic (technology and business) and financial objectives. The new hire is expected to start immediately. The position is based out of MSI’s HQ in downtown Chicago.

MSVC is responsible for accelerating sustainable bottom line growth for MSI through investments in new technologies, new businesses and new talent. MSVC is a small, high-impact team with locations in Chicago, IL, Silicon Valley, CA and Tel Aviv Israel. The team is responsible for making investments in high tech start-ups that are relevant to our businesses. The department currently manages a portfolio of approximately 20 companies with new companies added to the portfolio periodically. The department is also responsible for monetizing these investments and meeting annual strategic and financial goals set by the corporation.  

Get the detailed job description and contact info here.

NewSpring Capital - March 2019


Business Development Professional

Mezzanine, Junior Capital and Growth Equity Originations ·Greater Chicago Market

Founded in 1999, NewSpring partners with the innovators, makers, and operators of high-performing companies in dynamic industries to catalyze new growth and seize compelling opportunities.  We manage approximately $1.8 billion across four distinct strategies covering the spectrum from growth equity and control buyouts to mezzanine debt. Having invested in over 140 companies, NewSpring brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and resources to take growing companies to the next level and beyond. To learn more, visit
View description/qualifications here.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume to [email protected].
CORE Industrial Partners - January 2019
Executive Assistant/Office Manager
View position detail here.