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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.


Welcome to our Member Spotlight series where we give a profile overview of our many diverse members. For this deep dive, we spoke to David Hite, Managing Partner of B37 Ventures.


NVCA Endorses Phillips-Walorski Bill That Will Support Startups During the Economic Crisis

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today expressed its strong support for the IGNITE American Innovation Act, introduced by Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN). The legislation will provide immediate liquidity to startups by allowing them to monetize certain tax assets. Specifically, the bill will allow companies with less than […]

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.

Emerging Technology Meets National Security: Virtual

September 22, 2020

This year, NVCA is moving its Emerging Technology Meets National Security conference to a virtual format. And this year’s event is one not to miss given the pressing security issues impacting venture and startups.

Intellectual Property: Partnering to Create Value from Cradle to Exit

September 24, 2020

Join NVCA, Zoox, and Aon for a webinar on intellectual property and how creating premium value requires company attention to building a portfolio of IP assets that cover key products and services.

The SPAC Boom - Current Trends and What You Need to Know

September 29, 2020

Join NVCA and Orrick for a discussion on the latest developments surrounding the rapidly evolving SPAC transactions.

Stanford-NVCA Venture Capital Symposium 2020

October 6-7, 2020

This 2020 special online edition of the Stanford-NVCA Venture Capital Symposium will explore some of the most significant governance challenges facing the VC industry during the pandemic and resulting economic crisis.

Exploring M&A Deal Terms, Trends and Stories Pre and Post COVID-19

October 15, 2020

This webinar will discuss deal terms and trends that existed prior to the pandemic, a review of what has (and hasn’t) changed, and examples of the hot topics that deal parties are managing in negotiations and after a deal closes.

VC University LIVE with SMU

November 12-14, 2020

Our next VC University LIVE is happening virtually with SMU. Anyone interested in emerging company finance can learn about cutting-edge issues in VC and connect with local leaders as well as Silicon Valley influencers.

Strategic Operations & Policy Summit

November 17-19, 2020

Join your peers virtually for NVCA’s annual conference focused on the critical role CFOs and senior operations professionals play at VC firms. This summit comprises 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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