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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.


Recently, President Biden hosted a cybersecurity summit with corporate executives and stakeholders to discuss threats and how the public and private sectors can work together to address the issue. The president’s attention to cybersecurity is encouraging as leadership on this issue is critically needed. Cyber-attacks seem to be in the news every week – be […]


Startup Visas Would Ignite U.S. Economy & Job Creation

WASHINGTON, DC – After years of advocating for a Startup Visa, the National Venture Capital Association was thrilled to see the introduction of the Let Immigrants Kickstart Employment (LIKE) Act by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA). The legislation would establish a Startup Visa allowing foreign-born entrepreneurs to launch high-growth companies and create jobs in the United […]

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 2020 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.


Cryptocurrency: what you need to know about accounting, tax, and reporting

September 21, 2021

Join EY and NVCA to learn more about the Crypto ecosystem and what you need to understand about the accounting, tax and reporting implications.

Trends in Life Sciences M&A

September 29, 2021

Join SRS Acquiom and our panel of experts for a discussion on recent M&A trends in the Life Sciences sector.

Spotlight on Miami

September 30, 2021

Join NVCA, in partnership with SVB, for our seventh city Spotlight, featuring investors and entrepreneurs discussing the innovation community in Miami, FL.

Strategic Operations & Policy Summit

October 20-21, 2021

Our annual conference for VC firm CFOs, COOs, and senior finance or operations professionals will cover technical topics, leadership development, and industry-related policy content.

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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