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Welcome to the IVCA

The Illinois Venture Capital Association advocates for a strong venture capital and private equity industry in Illinois by:

  • Promoting pro-growth public policy initiatives,
  • Providing educational programming in private equity,
  • Facilitating member networking, and
  • Endorsing communication and shared programs with organizations of mutual interest.

In addition, IVCA works with entrepreneurial organizations in the Midwest to encourage a strong cycle of innovation and business creation leading to superior investment opportunities.


SB 1719 (The "Privilege" Tax) UPDATE July 11, 2017:

SB 1719 was not brought up for a vote during the extended session last week. 

Only July 6th it was re-referred to the Rules Committee


 

Don't know who your legislators are?  Check here

Find contact info for your legislators here.  Sample email, click here updated 6/21/17.

Supporting documentation for your email:

Crain’s IVCA Op Ed

WSJ Illinois Policy Institute Op Ed

Crain’s “Best Cities for Monster Returns”

Barron’s “A Simple Tale of Carried Interest”

Pitchbook's 2017 Venture Ecosystem FactBook: Chicago

 

 

Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

 
IVCA Scholar Program
Find overview of the program HERE.

 

Current research on Diversity & Inclusion:

NVCA-Deloitte-Human-Capital-Survey
PE Women LP Perspective 2016
Why diversity matters
...and more

 

 

 

2016 IVCA Sponsoring Members

Baker Tilly
Edelman
EY
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd.
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Silicon Valley Bank