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BLOG: VCs Advocate for Startup Policy at VCs-to-DC

As the entrepreneurial ecosystem and D.C. continue to intersect more and more, it’s crucial that VCs and startups engage with policymakers on policies and ideas that impact America’s startup industry. Recently, NVCA brought the ecosystem and D.C. together at our annual VCs-to-DC event. VCs-to-DC convened VCs, founders, and policymakers in our nation’s capital to take… Read more »

BLOG: Building Better: American Express Ventures &

Welcome to the NVCA Blog series, Building Better, where we celebrate the dynamic relationship between our VC members and their innovative portfolio companies around the nation. For today’s Building Better, we spoke with Harshul Sanghi, Head, Global Investments at American Express Ventures, and with René Lacerte, Founder CEO of, an American Express Ventures portfolio company…. Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Ten VCs Join NVCA Board and Jan Garfinkle Appointed Chair at VCs-to-DC

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) announced that Jan Garfinkle, Founder & Managing Partner at Arboretum Ventures, will serve as the 2019-2020 Chair of the NVCA Board of Directors. Her appointment was made official at NVCA’s VCs-to-DC event in Washington, D.C., which doubles as the NVCA Annual Meeting.