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Coronavirus Information and Resources for VCs and Startups

NVCA is closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is working diligently to address the VC industry’s needs and provide resources that aim to help firms and portfolio companies during this challenging time.

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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

Many of America’s startups are currently researching and producing advanced technologies needed to fight COVID-19. Nimble, high-growth companies have frequently re-defined the boundaries of science and technology, and many startups are using their capabilities and expertise to find and develop the technology-driven solutions needed to get past this pandemic.

THE LATEST PRESS RELEASES

SMU and UNC-Chapel Hill Announced as 2020-21 VC University LIVE Hosts

NVCA and Startup@BerkeleyLaw have selected SMU and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to host VC University LIVE programs in 2020-21, spotlighting the local venture communities and convening local and coastal industry leaders Washington, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and the Startup@BerkeleyLaw initiative of the University of California, Berkeley, School […]

2.9 million

is the average net jobs created annually between 1980 and 2010 by high-growth startups, which account for ~50% of gross jobs created in the U.S.

8,400+

high-growth startups–across all 50 states and DC–raised venture funding in 2018 to build and grow their businesses.

42%

of all U.S. IPOs from 1974 to 2015 were venture-backed companies, representing 63% of the market capitalization and 85% of R&D.

 

How Litigation Funding Can Help VCs and Startups Unlock Assets

May 21, 2020

Join us for a conversation about how litigation finance can help investors and their portfolio companies unlock litigation assets and secure non-dilutive working capital in these difficult times.

VC University Online - Fourth Online Cohort

June 1, 2020

This virtual venture finance certificate program offers entrepreneurs, angel investors, VCs, attorneys, and anyone else looking to learn the nuts and bolts of VC with 20 hours of online content, virtual office hours, and monthly webinars.

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.

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