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NVCA Announces Christina Martin as Chief Operating Officer
Inaugural Venture Vanguard Class to be Honored on May 11 at 2023 NVCA Leadership Gala
NVCA 2023 Yearbook: U.S. VC Fundraising Reaches New Heights Amid Industry Challenges
NVCA Commends Bipartisan Leadership in Washington
Statement from NVCA on Silicon Valley Bank
NVCA Celebrates 50 Years of Empowering the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Building Better: Nationwide Ventures & Betterview
We spoke with Brian Anderson at Nationwide Ventures, and David Lyman & David Tobias of Betterview, to discuss the dynamic relationship between our VC members and their innovative portfolio companies around the nation.
The main idea: Uncover how VC firms and portfolio companies are working together to advance the industry.
Coalition for International Entrepreneurship Sends Open Letter Recommending Changes to International Entrepreneur Parole
36 organizations and individuals from the immigration and startup communities sent a letter to Secretary Mayorkas, commending the administration for reviving IEP and recommending procedural changes to make the program easier to use.
Driving the news: Numerous other countries have designated visas to attract entrepreneurs, which have helped them to cut into the United States’ lead in attracting talent from around the world.
SEC Could Pull More ‘Unicorns’ Into Public Reporting Regime
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission could compel more large private companies to comply with public reporting requirements to bolster transparency.
Driving the news: Companies have various reasons for wanting to stay private longer, including the fact that activist shareholders expect results on a quarterly basis, which can hinder long-term strategic planning. Entering the SEC’s reporting system also opens a company’s disclosures to the plaintiffs bar, potentially inviting litigation.
House Adds ‘Game-Changing’ Visas For Immigrant Startups And Ph.D.s
The House Rules Committee adds significant element missing from a Senate innovation bill—visas for people who will produce innovations.
Driving the news: America needs a Startup Visa to compete for global innovation talent.