IVCA Newsletter July 21, 2010

Association News

IVCA Profile Q&A: Sam Yagan, Executive Director for Excelerate 2010
Late last year, a group of like-minded funds and investors founded Excelerate. This program is an opportunity for entrepreneurs and early stage companies to apply their ideas to a start-up "boot camp," for 13 weeks this summer. During the time they receive mentoring from top venture founders/investors and a bit of capital, which culminates in an 'Investor Day' in late August.
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2010 IVCA Awards Nominating Period is closed; winners to be announced September 1st
The nominating period for 2010 IVCA Awards ended on July 15th with an overwhelming response to our request for nominations.
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IVCA Events

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Other Events of Interest

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Industry News

Markel to Acquire First Analysis' Portfolio Company FirstComp
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Webroot Acquires Apex Venture Partners' BrightCloud, Innovator in Web Site Classification and Reputation Services
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Baird Investment Banking Announces Sale of SterilMed, Portfolio Company of First Analysis, Prism Capital and Sterling Partners
SterilMed, Inc. ("SterilMed" or the "Company") recently completed its sale to Great Hill Partners and Primus Capital Funds. SterilMed was backed by a group of private equity investors including Ascension Health Ventures, First Analysis, Prism Capital and Sterling Partners
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First Analysis' Portfolio Company ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services Files IPO
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Apex Venture Partners, Edgewater Funds Backed EnvestNet Sets IPO Terms
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RoundTable Healthcare Partners Announces Sale of Bioniche Pharma Holdings Limited to Mylan Inc.
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RoundTable Healthcare Partners Closes Two Funds
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New World Invests in Apptera
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OCA Ventures Leads Investment in Healthcare Coding/Billing Services Provider

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JK&B Capital announces acquisition of additional shares of BakBone Software, Inc.
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Chicago Growth Partners Backed Zogenix Gets $50M in Debt, Equity
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Water Street Healthcare Partners Backed HealthPlan Holdings, Inc. Acquires GEMGroup
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Netuitive Secures Funds from MK Capital to Accelerate Growth
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Geodelic Scores $7 Million led by MK Capital To Boost Its Location-Aware Mobile Apps Business
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MK Capital's Machinima.com Raises $9M More Led by Redpoint and Geoff Yang
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Baird Ventures Accuri Cytometers Completes Series E Financing
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Madison Dearborn Partners LLC in Play for Leslie's Poolmart
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New World Ventures' Zinch named to Red Herring Top 100
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Wind Point Partners Backed Ryt-way's acquisition: Consolidation is reawakening in contract packaging
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PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Admits New Private Equity Partner in Chicago

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Baird Research 2010 Top Pick for US Small Cap Research
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Thoma Bravo, LLC Backed Vision Solutions Gets High Marks from Crown Point Community School
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Linden LLC in 'Buyout Fund-Raising Is Down: Blame The Mega Funds'
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