IVCA Newsletter June 23, 2021

IVCA Newsletter



June 23, 2021

Association News

IVCA Feature: VC & PE Trends … So Far … in 2021

2021 IVCA Scholar Program is Underway!

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues - 06.23.2021

IVCA Events

Events are being added to our schedule.  Stay tuned for updates!

October 21 or 28, 2021 - Annual CFO Summit for Finance Professionals of VC/PE Firms. (Date to be finalized shortly.  We are planning for an in-person event!)

December 6, 2021 - IVCA Annual Awards Event

Other Events of Interest

July 29, 2021 - ILGIF Summit - virtual

September 23, 2021 - 14th Annual Momentum Awards

September 28-29, 2021 - Chicago Venture Summit

September 30, 2021 - MVCA Annual Awards Dinner

October 19 - 20, 2021 - 2021 ACG Chicago Midwest Capital Connection

Industry News

WP Global Partners Exits Investment in Lakeview Farms

Patriot Capital Announces Successful Exit of D&S Community Services

Locke Lord Team Represented Arcline and Integrated Polymer Solutions in Acquisition of International Rubber Products

Ropes & Gray Represents ITS Logistics and Shareholders in Sale of Company

Water Street Promotes Mike Brennan to Partner

RiverGlade Capital Announces Promotions and Team Expansion

Ropes & Gray Advises Ellucian, a Portfolio Company of TPG and LGP, in its Sale to Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners

Cressey & Company Announces Growth-Oriented Investment in Lifeway Mobility

Apollo Funds Commit up to $500M to Victory Park Capital’s Growth Lending Strategy

Kredivo Closes an Additional US$100m Warehouse Financing Facility with Victory Park Capital, Expanding the Total Facility to US$200m

Ropes & Gray Represents LifeStance Health Group in IPO

Moonshot Brands, Backed by Y Combinator & Others, Raises $160M to Build A Founder-First, Multi-Brand E-Commerce Platform

A startup backed by Livongo veterans just got a nearly $500 million valuation, and it’s coming for healthcare’s middlemen

Connected Coaching Start Up asensei Raises $2.2M To Fuel B2B Growth

Monroe Capital Supports Golden Gate Capital’s Acquisition of Securly, Inc.

Ropes & Gray Represents New Mountain Capital and Ciox Health in $7 Billion Merger of Ciox Health and Datavant

SoleSavy Announces $12.5M in Series A Funding; Origin Ventures Participates

Patriot Capital Supports Rotunda Capital Partners’ Formation of American Equipment Holdings

Adams Street Partners Leads $200 million Series E of Iterable

Madison Dearborn Partners closes latest fund at $5 billion hard cap

Ropes & Gray Represents Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners in their Acquisition of ExtraHop

Growth Catalyst Partners Port Co GovExec Acquires Two Business Intelligence Tools, Military Periscope and Government Contracting Institute

Wind Point Partners Port Co CTSI Acquires Collaborative Technology Solutions

Arbor Investment Port Co Crown Bakeries Announces Acquisition of Michel’s Bakery

Ropes & Gray Advises Cove Hill Partners on the Acquisitions of Ungerboeck Systems International and EventBooking.com

Pritzker Private Capital Port Co PathGroup Acquires SkinDx, Expanding Dermatopathology Services

Thoma Bravo Port Co Frontline Education Has Acquired Hayes Software Systems

Hyde Park Venture Partners Port Co G2 raises $157M Series D funding round at $1.1B valuation

Job Postings

Please view the details for each Job Posting 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.


June 2021

Director of Communications - 7wireVentures 

After closing our recent $150M Connected Consumer Health Fund, we are we are looking to expand our team to accelerate the growth of our firm’s brand and support our expanding portfolio. We are thrilled to announce that we are officially kicking off our search for a Director of Communications!

Role Summary:
7wireVentures (“7wire”) is seeking a Director of Communications to join our team. This role is an invaluable opportunity to become immersed in the digital health ecosystem, support entrepreneurs with mission-critical initiatives, and build the 7wireVentures brand. The Director of Communications will be a critical team member that drives the promotion of the unique 7wireVentures hands-on operational support model and ensures that the portfolio is highlighted in the market. This opportunity is about contributing to and leveraging the fund’s thought leadership and events, as well as spearheading community-building and outreach efforts to help promote the firm. We are looking for candidates that have a passion for entrepreneurship, strong oral and written communication skills, experience in marketing and communications, and an interest in improving the U.S. healthcare system.
Please note, this is not an investment position.
For complete information, please click HERE!


February 2021

Operating Platform Intern - Jump Capital

The Role

Jump Capital is looking for an entrepreneurial-minded intern to join our operating platform. Jump’s operating team works with portfolio companies to accelerate their growth and position them for long-term successes. We’re a group of operators ourselves and closely partner with founders in four core areas: talent, go-to-market, strategic finance and corporate development.

The internship will be primarily focused on projects that further extend the scalability and relevance of the platform offering. However, there will likely be opportunities to directly engage with and support portfolio company projects. Our internships also have visibility to all aspects of investing activities, from ideation in markets to our investment process and post-investment engagement.

January 2021

Director of Investments - Loyola University Chicago – Investment Office

Loyola University seeks an experienced professional for the position of Director of Investments in its Investment Office. The position will be fully remote to start, but will be located at the Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago when office re-open.


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