IVCA Feature: IVCA Profile: Elle Ramel, Chicago Director of GET Cities

January 31, 2024 When GET CITIES (GET stands for Gender Equity in Tech) was founded in 2020, their goal was to tackle a burgeoning tech industry that “deliberately excludes most of the population,” which figured into the equation that tech is “100 years away from gender parity.” They have expanded into advocacy for trans and…

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IVCA Newsletter – January 17, 2024

Association News IVCA Feature: Updates and What’s Coming Up for Office Environments in 2024 Legislative News IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues – 01/17/2024 IVCA Events June 24, 2024 – IVCA Invitational hosted by IVCA Promoting Diversity Foundation October 24, 2024 –IVCA CFO Summit for VC and PE Professionals December 9, 2024 – IVCA…

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IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues – 01/17/2024

Illinois Venture Capital Association Illinois Legislative ReportDavid Stricklin / Stricklin & AssociatesWednesday, January 17, 2024 2024 SESSION OFF TO A COLD START Literally and figuratively. Bitter cold embraced Springfield this week just as it did the rest of Illinois and the Midwest, so the House has canceled a scheduled session day tomorrow (Senate may do…

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Wind Point Partners Acquires MOREgroup

Chicago, Ill., January 17th, 2024 – Wind Point Partners (“Wind Point”), a Chicago-based private equity firm, announced today that it has partnered with MOREgroup (or the “Company”), a family of leading architecture and engineering brands focused on education, healthcare and government end markets. The Company offers a turnkey suite of architecture, design and adjacent engineering…

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IVCA Newsletter – January 3, 2024

Association News IVCA Feature: 2024 Predictions for Venture Capital and Private Equity, by the Online Financial Press Legislative News IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues – 01/03/2024 IVCA Events October 24, 2024 –IVCA CFO Summit for VC and PE Professionals December 9, 2024 – IVCA Annual Awards Dinner Other Events of Interest None listed…

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IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues – 01/03/2024

Illinois Venture Capital Association Illinois Legislative ReportDavid Stricklin / Stricklin & AssociatesWednesday, January 3, 2024 The Illinois Legislature holds its first session days January 16, 17 and 18. Governor Pritzker has been mostly out of the public eye since mid-December. YEAR IN REVIEW A plethora of new laws took effect in the new year –…

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Pritzker Private Capital Acquires HeartLand

CHICAGO – (December 14, 2023) – Pritzker Private Capital (“PPC” or “the Firm”), a leader in family direct investing, today announced a partnership with HeartLand, LLC (“HeartLand” or “the Company”), a provider of landscaping services to commercial customers across the United States. PPC has invested in HeartLand alongside the Company’s founder, Ed Schatz, as well…

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How Families Can Effectively Harness the Advantages of Their Capital While Avoiding the Pitfalls and Hazards of Direct Investing – By Paul Carbone

This article was originally published in Family Capital on December 14, 2023. This piece is the third in a three-part series published in Family Capital based on, “The Antidote to Private Equity,” a chapter I wrote for Reshaping Reality: Unlocking the Potential of the Single Family Office. The investing of a family’s wealth is often…

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