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WHO WE ARE

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.

THE LATEST UPDATES

Welcome to our Member Spotlight series where we give a profile overview of our many diverse members. For this deep dive, we spoke to Tom Walker, CEO Rev1 Ventures

THE LATEST PRESS RELEASES

Venture-backed Exit Activity Hit a Quarterly Record $138.3 Billion in 2Q 2019

SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 – The second quarter of 2019 set a quarterly record with $138.3 billion in exit value, bringing total venture-backed exit activity through the first half of the year to $188.5 billion, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, the authoritative quarterly report on venture capital activity in the entrepreneurial ecosystem jointly produced by PitchBook […]

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.

8,400+

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

42%

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

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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