NVCA unites the U.S. venture ecosystem.
We support the foundation 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.
the amount spent on R&D from VC-backed public companies in 2020, up from essentially zero in the 1970s
employment growth at VC-backed companies from 1990 to 2020 vs. 40% at total private sector
of VC-backed jobs are distributed broadly accross the entire U.S.
of the largest U.S. VC backed companies would not even exist or achieved their current scale without an active VC industry