NVCA unites the U.S. venture ecosystem.
We support the foundation 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.
the amount spent on R&D from VC-backed public companies in 2020, up from essentially zero in the 1970s
employment growth at VC-backed companies from 1990 to 2020 vs. 40% at total private sector
of VC-backed jobs are distributed broadly accross the entire U.S.
of the largest U.S. VC backed companies would not even exist or achieved their current scale without an active VC industry
November 1, 2023
About this event This 1.5-day conference, developed in collaboration with NVCA’s CFO Taskforce, focuses on the critical role senior operations professionals play in venture firms, and how they can provide value back to their partnerships. The agenda emphasizes best practices, technical topics, professional development, and industry-related policy content -and of course – several opportunities for networking. Participants will have the opportunity to develop functional expertise, share best practices, troubleshoot shared challenges, expand their network, and earn CPE credit hours for attending. Stay tuned for an update on panel start times and speakers for our 2023 program agenda outlined below. Please note for those making travel arrangements, programming will start around 5:30PM on 11/1 and end by 4PM on 11/2.READ MORE
November 14, 2023
Calling emerging VC fund managers from underrepresented backgrounds! Apply now to learn from family office LPs and experienced GPs at the tenth LP Office Hours (LPOH), an educational program hosted by Venture Forward. LPOH 10 will be held virtually on November 14. 25 emerging managers will be selected to attend, to discuss fundraising, GP-LP relationship management, and more. Learn more and apply by Friday, October 6.READ MORE