IVCA Newsletter August 4, 2021

IVCA Newsletter



August 4, 2021

Association News

IVCA Feature: 2021 VC & PE Trends … Clean/Green Technology & Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

2021 IVCA Scholar Program - Update for Week 7 & 8

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues - 08.04.2021

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

September 1, 2021 - 2021 Next Level Fund Annual Virtual Summit

September 23, 2021 - 14th Annual Momentum Awards

September 28-29, 2021 - Chicago Venture Summit

September 30 - October 1, 2021 - Club M25 Summit 5.0

September 30, 2021 - MVCA Annual Awards Dinner

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

Industry News

Past IVCA Chairman Ellen Carnahan to be honored at 1871 Momentum Awards

How Private Equity is Helping Our Economy Recover

Moderne Ventures Launches Oversubscribed $200M Fund!

Baird Capital Closes Second Global Fund, Exceeding $340MM in Committed Capital of Initial Public Offering

Pritzker Private Capital Raises $2.7 Billion From Like-Minded Families and Institutions, Completing One of the Largest Family Investment Vehicles Raised in North America

Locke Lord Team Represents Greenbacker Capital Management in Investment in Commonwealth Energy Partners

Algo Receives Investment from Plymouth Growth to Accelerate Expansion

Condeco Announces Strategic Growth Investment from Thoma Bravo and JMI Equity

Lumanu Secures $12 Million in Series A Funding to Fuel the Booming Creator Economy; Origin Ventures Leads Investment

Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Trimlite

ParkerGale and Glenn Trout Take Majority Stake in Supply Chain Compliance Companies

GTCR Announces Strategic Investment from Blackstone GP Stakes

Medallia to be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $6.4 Billion

Locke Lord Team Represents NGP in $100 Million Equity Commitment to Segue

Interested in joining a Trade Delegation to Italy?

Thoma Bravo Port Co Instructure Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

AdTheorent to List on NASDAQ through Merger with MCAP Acquisition Corporation, a SPAC Sponsored by an Affiliate of Monroe Capital

Kredivo, the Leading Digital Consumer Credit Platform in Southeast Asia, Announces Plans to Become a Publicly Traded Company via Merger with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II

Thoma Bravo Backed MeridianLink Announces Upsizing and Pricing of Initial Public Offering

Linden Agrees to Sell Flexan to ILC Dover

WP Global Partners Exits Investment in G-CON Manufacturing

Wells Fargo Asset Management to Become Allspring Global Investments; Initiates Leadership Transition

Partnership helps tech business startups from DePaul

Illinois State Board of Investments recognized for Supporting Retirement Savings

Wind Point Partners Port Co A&R Logistics Acquires RJ's Transportation

Water Street Healthcare Port Co EVERSANA Expands Global Commercialization Solutions with Acquisition

ParkerGale Port Co Perceptyx Equips HR Leaders for the Talent War; Acquires Waggl and CultureIQ

Baird Capital Portfolio Company ‘Vega Global’ Invests in ‘Kodum’

First Analysis portfolio company Waggl acquired by Perceptyx

Jennifer Brown Joins Adams Street as Partner and Global Head of Consultant Relations

High Street Capital Expands Investment Team

WP Global Partners Hires Partnership Accountant

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.

July 2021

Two (2) Early Career Investors - Hyde Park Venture Partners

Hyde Park Venture Partners is hiring two early-career investment team members in Chicago, and are flexible across levels of experience from Analyst (less than 3 years’ prior relevant experience) to Associate (3–6 years prior relevant experience).

Get all the information HERE!

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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