Policy Blog

NVCA’s experts discuss how regulatory bodies, members of Congress, and others are influencing the VC landscape on the NVCA policy blog.

A deeper look: Venture capital and startup professions need to monitor the latest public policies impacting the VC community to stay competitive.



How VC is Solving Today’s Problems with Artificial Intelligence

With artificial intelligence (AI) rapidly gaining ground, the startup ecosystem is harnessing its potential to tackle pressing national challenges head-on. AI will play a pivotal role in expanding economic opportunities, …

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President Biden Should Highlight American Leadership in Climate Technology Innovation at COP26

As President Biden and his team prepare for the COP26 UN Climate Conference next week, they should highlight to the world how America is providing leadership in climate-focused venture capital …

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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. …

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Miss VCs-to-DC

Less than three weeks away, VCs-to-DC is the annual policy summit that convenes venture investors, entrepreneurs, and policymakers to take part in conversations on policy issues to strengthen the entrepreneurial …

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VCs and Opportunity Zones

Recently, we had the pleasure of hosting Navin Sethi with Ernst & Young LLP on a webinar to discuss the new Opportunity Zones program created by the recent tax cut …

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Let Banks Invest in Venture Capital Funds Once Again

NVCA is working to allow banks to invest in venture capital funds again. As part of this effort, we recently filed a comment letter proposing two solutions for how the …

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Foreign investment scrutiny: 5 questions every venture investor should know the answer to

Venture investors and startups are waking up to a new reality as the U.S. government is newly empowered to scrutinize foreign investment, including into venture funds and by foreign strategic …

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Foreign Investment Bill and its Impact on the VC and Startup Ecosystem

If you’re a VC with a foreign LP or have foreign co-investors, then you should know the law is about to change. Later this week, Congress is expected to pass …

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VC Industry Makes an Impact on Washington at VCs-to-DC

At a time when the startup ecosystem is intersecting more and more with policies coming out of Washington, it seems like an ideal time to bring venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and …

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