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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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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

The world has anxiously waited for encouraging news about COVID-19 vaccine candidates. Happily, this news came right before Thanksgiving, with Moderna reporting that its vaccine is more than 94% effective and Pfizer indicating that its vaccine was similarly effective.

THE LATEST PRESS RELEASES

NVCA Supports CMS’ Proposed Medicare Coverage Pathway that will Advance Medical Innovation

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today expressed its strong support to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposal to establish the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) pathway. The MCIT would create a new coverage pathway for FDA-designated breakthrough devices, which would significantly improve the complex process of bringing […]

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.

 

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.

How a New President will Transform the Tech Sector

December 3, 2020

Join NVCA and Tusk Holdings to discuss how President-elect Joe Biden’s policies will impact the tech sector, what investors and start-ups should be on the watch for in emerging sectors in 2021, and more.

NVCA VC StratComm Summit

December 8, 2020

Join your fellow investor relations, marketing, and communication professionals in the VC and startup ecosystem for the (virtual) annual NVCA StratComm Summit.

VC University LIVE with UNC

June 3-5, 2021

Our next VC University LIVE is happening with UNC. 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.

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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