In 2021, NVCA successfully navigated significant policy challenges and opportunities for the venture capital industry. Our activity was driven by two main factors. On the one hand, there is new excitement around the promise of the startup ecosystem and its ability to solve key problems. Many policymakers understand how venture-backed companies are addressing the ongoing […]
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WHO WE ARE
The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) empowers the next generation of American companies that will fuel the economy of tomorrow.
As the voice of the U.S. venture capital and startup community, NVCA advocates for public policy that supports the American entrepreneurial ecosystem.
THE LATEST UPDATES
THE LATEST PRESS RELEASES
Big Forces in CVC – Series
November 18, 2021
December 14, 2021
January 26, 2022
NVCA, in partnership with Sidley, presents “Big Forces in CVC,” a 3-part series examining key themes shaping corporate venture in 2021 and beyond.
Session 2: IP Management in CVC
Session 3: ESG in CVC
Evaluating Public Listing Alternatives
January 27, 2022
Join EY, in partnership with NVCA, for a webinar that will provide a real-time update on the key public listing trends, highlighting the similarities, differences, and challenges of how alternative exits such as SPACs and direct listings inform firm decision-making processes.
SOLD OUT VC University ONLINE February 2022
VC University ONLINE is a self-paced certificate course that democratizes access to education on venture capital for entrepreneurs, investors, attorneys, and anyone else interested in emerging company finance. The next cohort will begin on February 1, 2022. General registration will open on Monday, December 13.
Venture Monitor Q4
February 2, 2022
PitchBook and NVCA are hosting “Venturing into new territory: A look at VC’s record-breaking 2021” in partnership with Insperity.
Webinar with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
February 2, 2022
Join Venture Forward, NVCA, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for a discussion on the Biden-Harris Administration policy agenda, the SBA’s focus on emerging managers and support for underrepresented investors, and other important SBA priorities that impact the venture ecosystem.
CVC 2.0: New Models for Investing & Engagement
February 16, 2022
Join corporate innovation leaders from today’s pioneering SaaS companies to examine “CVC 2.0,” the latest trends in how an increasing number of CVCs are structured and approach venture investing.
Spotlight on Colorado
February 23, 2022
Join NVCA, in partnership with Cooley for our first 2022 regional Spotlight, featuring investors and leaders discussing the innovation community in Colorado.
Using Relationship Data to Catch More Unicorns
March 2, 2022
Join Affinity, in partnership with NVCA, as a panel of experts discuss trends as well as the role of relationship intelligence in driving the deals that turn investments into unicorns.
NEW DATE 2022 NVCA Venture Capital Awards Ceremony
June 2, 2022
Our annual Leadership Gala will be held at the St. Regis in San Francisco. This must-attend event celebrates the venture industry and honors those who have made significant contributions to advancing the industry.
NVCA unites the U.S. venture ecosystem to support the formation of high-growth companies and ensure the U.S. remains the most competitive environment in the world for entrepreneurs.
NVCA is a nonprofit association powered by our members. We convene venture capital investors, entrepreneurs, and industry partners to shape public policy priorities, to develop new industry initiatives, to provide premier research, and to participate in professional development opportunities with their peers.