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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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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.


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, many U.S. VC-backed startups are helping fight the virus by developing, testing, and implementing treatments that can manage, alleviate, or even prevent the symptoms of COVID-19.  The venture industry is proud to support these innovative companies by providing capital and strategic guidance that is essential to […]


New Reforms to Volcker Rule will Help Build New Companies Across America

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) is thrilled to see a final rule released by several agencies intended to remove a needless regulatory barrier that has limited bank participation in venture capital funds. The revisions to the Volcker Rule will once again allow banks to invest in venture capital funds. While NVCA […]

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.


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


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


Return to Work - Preparing for the Future Amid COVID-19

June 15, 2020

Join NVCA & Latham & Watkins as we cover the legal perspective on a broad range of HR and employment considerations as companies return employees to work in the coming months.

The New Normal in Venture Capital

June 24, 2020

Join NVCA and Dynamo Software to take a deep dive into deal sourcing and portfolio management as the world adjusts to an unprecedented economic landscape.

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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