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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 Nino Marakovic, CEO and Partner at Sapphire Ventures, to learn more about his firm.


NVCA Taps New Vice President of Communications and Marketing

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) has named communications veteran and former White House TV correspondent Sabrina Fang, Vice President of Communications and Marketing.

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.

Digital Health Outlook Post Pandemic

May 18, 2021

Join investors and regulatory experts from Tusk Venture Partners for a conversation around post-pandemic adoption of virtual care and policies impacting the growth of digital health technologies.

COVID’s Impact on Employment Law: What’s Temporary and What’s Permanent?

May 19, 2021

As the economy shows early signs of improvement, and vaccines provide hope for some return to normalcy, businesses and VCs need to update their policies and practices for the new way we work. Join SixFifty for an informative session that is open to all.

Tax and Remote Work Considerations for VCs Post Pandemic

May 20, 2021

Join EY and NVCA to learn more about the tax implications of the American Rescue Plan Act, the Infrastructure Bill, and the Build Back Better Plan; as well as remote workplace considerations for VCs and GPs post pandemic.

NVCA Spotlight on Atlanta

May 25, 2021

NVCA’s new Spotlight On series highlights VC ecosystems in geographies across the country. Join our third session featuring leading investors in dialogue on why Atlanta is a great place for innovation.

VC University ONLINE - June 2021 Cohort

June 1, 2021

The next VC University ONLINE cohort, which starts June 1, is now SOLD OUT. VC University ONLINE is the definitive online certificate course in venture finance from NVCA, Venture Forward, and Startup@BerkeleyLaw.

LP Office Hours: Spotlight on Fund of Funds

June 3, 2021

Venture Forward’s next LP Office Hours program is a great opportunity for emerging VC fund managers from diverse backgrounds to meet with fund of fund LPs, experienced GPs, and learn fundraising best practices. Apply by 4/30.

VC University LIVE at UNC

June 14-16, 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.

Small Business Set-Aside Programs: What You Need to Know

June 22, 2021

Join Cy Alba and Meghan Leemon, attorneys in PilieroMazza’s Government Contracts Group, as they discuss key details of the government’s small business set-aside programs.

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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