NVCA Weighs In On Success of FAF’s Efforts to Support the Financial Reporting Needs of Private Companies

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A few years ago at the strong behest of NVCA and others, the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF), the parent organization to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB), created the Private Company Council (PCC) to ensure that the reporting and disclosure needs of private companies were reflected in accounting… Read more »

NVCA Advocates for Increased Efficiency and Efficacy in Fair Value Reporting

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The cycle of innovation in the U.S. ecosystem is driven, in part, by the dynamic flow of capital among limited partners, traditional, corporate and growth equity venture capital investors, entrepreneurs, and, in the event of a public offering or acquisition, retail investors and companies. Limited partners (LPs), whose ranks include foundations, endowments and pension funds,… Read more »

There’s Reason for Optimism in Q3 MoneyTree Report

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Amidst the talk of economic gloom and doom in D.C. this week, the MoneyTree™ Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters, provided some encouragement for venture capitalists, innovators and entrepreneurs. Early Stage dollar investments rose to their highest level in 12 years, rising… Read more »

FAF FAS 157 Review: NVCA CFO Task Force Strongly Encourages Needed Changes to the Rules

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One of the top priorities of the NVCA CFO Task Force is to engage the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF), the parent organization to accounting policy-maker FASB, as it undertakes a post-implementation review (PIR) of the fair value measurement and reporting rules. This rule set is widely known by its original name, “Financial Accounting Statement 157”… Read more »