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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 Tax Bills Will Increase Investment in COVID-19 Solutions and Improve American Competitiveness

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), TechNet, and the Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE) are pleased to see the introduction of several tax policy measures designed to increase investment in solutions to the public health crisis caused by COVID-19 and to support the long-term health of the startup ecosystem. NVCA, TechNet, and […]

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.


Re-Imagining Your Brand & Marketing Strategy During Covid-19

July 23, 2020

The “Next Normal” is only the first link in a chain of evolution that’s about to take place because of the COVID-19 disruption. Get perspectives on this massive change from VC marketers who will provide insights to help you benchmark where you are now, and where you’re going.

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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