NVCA provides members with resources to better manage and grow their investments and teams.

Model Legal Documents

Check out the industry-embraced model documents to be used in venture capital financings.

SSBCI Resources

Get involved with the initiative that provides capital to small businesses and startups in underrepresented regions and communities.

Peer Groups

Connect with VC professionals through exclusive NVCA-organized peer groups.

Operating Principles

Explore the NVCA-developed principles for operating a VC fund.

Preferred Provider Program

Receive significant discounts on a range of industry-embraced products and services.

Careers in VC

Discover open roles at VC firms.

NVCA’s education programs offer best practices for success.

  • Board Service Excellence is a one day learning event designed in collaboration with our Board of Directors to provide VC investors with actionable insight and expertise to enhance impact and effectiveness inside the boardroom of portfolio companies.
  • VC University – This joint initiative by UC Berkeley’s Startup@BerkeleyLaw, NVCA and Venture Forward provides online curriculum and in-person events throughout the year to discuss best practices in venture finance.
  • LP Office Hours – Venture Forward hosts workshops across the country for underrepresented venture fund managers to learn best practices from and build relationships with limited partners (i.e., “LPs” or investors in venture funds) for fundraising.

Learn more about educational programming offered by NVCA member peer groups.


The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) empowers the next generation of American companies that will fuel the economy of tomorrow.

As the voice of the U.S. venture capital and startup community, NVCA advocates for public policy that supports the American entrepreneurial ecosystem.