As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, many U.S. VC-backed startups are helping fight the virus by developing, testing, and implementing treatments that can manage, alleviate, or even prevent the symptoms of COVID-19. The venture industry is proud to support these innovative companies by providing capital and strategic guidance that is essential to […]
Jim Adler, founding managing director of Toyota AI Ventures, recently gave a popular members-only talk on CVC structures and strategies, in which he shared how TAIV was organized and how his team arrived at its effective model. Now, he has published the first in a series of posts discussing this mission and approach. Please check […]
https://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.png00Jim Adlerhttps://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.pngJim Adler2020-06-24 20:40:002020-06-24 20:40:56Finding New Mountains: Toyota AI Ventures' Mission of Discovery
Due to COVID-19, NVCA was disappointed that we were not be able to celebrate in-person and recognize our VC Award winners at the 2020 Leadership Gala in San Francisco on March 12. In lieu of speeches, we are sharing the incredible achievements of our winners through a blog series highlighting the award recipients’ work and […]
https://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.png00Cassie Ann Kiggenhttps://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.pngCassie Ann Kiggen2020-06-24 17:45:282020-06-24 21:22:57NVCA 2020 Excellence in Healthcare Innovation Award: Dr. Beth Seidenberg
Welcome to our Member Spotlight series where we give a profile overview of our many diverse members. For this deep dive, we spoke to Ben Cukier and Eric Byunn, Co-Founding Partners of Centana Growth Partners.
https://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.png00Cassie Ann Kiggenhttps://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.pngCassie Ann Kiggen2020-06-23 19:11:172020-06-23 19:11:17NVCA Member Spotlight: Centana Growth Partners
Welcome to our Member Spotlight series where we give a profile overview of our many diverse members. For this deep dive, we spoke to Alberto Yepez, Managing Director of ForgePoint Capital, and a former board member of NVCA.
https://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.png00Cassie Ann Kiggenhttps://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.pngCassie Ann Kiggen2020-06-08 15:25:002020-06-08 18:29:44NVCA Member Spotlight: ForgePoint Capital
Many of America’s startups are currently researching and producing advanced technologies needed to fight COVID-19. Nimble, high-growth companies have frequently re-defined the boundaries of science and technology, and many startups are using their capabilities and expertise to find and develop the technology-driven solutions needed to get past this pandemic.
We worked with Ross DeVol, President and CEO of Heartland Forward, on this partner blog post to highlight the importance of entrepreneurs and startups during this crisis and how they could be the engine to get people back to work. It should come as no surprise to the NVCA community that entrepreneurs are critical to […]
https://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.png00Ross DeVolhttps://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.pngRoss DeVol2020-05-13 17:23:152020-06-08 18:27:50How Startups and Entrepreneurs Can Power the Economic Recovery
The U.S. startup ecosystem has rapidly entered a new chapter of what will be a turbulent period over at least the next several quarters. Investment in the startup ecosystem is expected to drop significantly at a time when the country needs it most for company and job creation towards economic recovery from the global pandemic. […]
https://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.png00Maryam Haquehttps://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.pngMaryam Haque2020-04-28 18:00:152020-05-26 19:56:16Startup Ecosystem Faces Capital Crunch over Coming Months – What We Expect & Why It Matters
We recently released the NVCA 2020 Yearbook, highlighting trends and analysis of venture capital (VC) activity in the US from the past year and capturing historical data and information about venture’s role in fueling entrepreneurship in America. We completed the copy for the Yearbook just before COVID-19 began to rock the country, throwing our economy […]
https://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.png00Maryam Haquehttps://nvca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/42865ff45b916762c541e2bffe9fa791b4165a45.pngMaryam Haque2020-04-01 21:03:422020-04-13 18:12:19NVCA 2020 Yearbook: 10 Trends to Watch for the Start of a New Decade
We are pleased to publish this blog post by guest author Trafton Kenney, in collaboration with NVCA Member, 500 Startups What type of CVC are you? What’s the best way to stand out in an increasingly crowded corporate venture space?