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WASHINGTON, DC – After years of advocating for a Startup Visa, the National Venture Capital Association was thrilled to see the introduction of the Let Immigrants Kickstart Employment (LIKE) Act by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA). The legislation would establish a Startup Visa allowing foreign-born entrepreneurs to launch high-growth companies and create jobs in the United […]
SEATTLE, July 14, 2021 – U.S. venture capital activity was up across all phases of the ecosystem in the first half of the year, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, the authoritative quarterly report jointly produced by PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association with support from Silicon Valley Bank.
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) advocated for improving returns and capital formation in the initial stages of the startup ecosystem which is the focus of the Developing and Empowering our Aspiring Leaders (DEAL) Act, reintroduced today by Representative Trey Hollingsworth (R-IN). The bill will allow venture capital funds to acquire more […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) opposes the Platform Competition and Opportunity Act of 2021 (H.R. 3826), which would bar acquisitions of many venture-backed companies and therefore foreclose a key liquidity pathway for entrepreneurs.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Venture Forward is excited to celebrate its one-year anniversary as well as the appointment of two new members to its board of directors: Elliott Robinson, Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, and Nicole Walker, Managing Partner at Arboretum Ventures.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) announced that Michael Brown, General Partner at Battery Ventures, will serve as the 2021-2022 Chair of the NVCA Board of Directors. Brown is leading the board at a critical time as the venture capital industry is heavily involved in infrastructure and economic revitalization conversations in […]
WASHINGTON, DC – National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) President and CEO Bobby Franklin applauded Senate passage of the bipartisan U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, which will renew federal commitment to R&D investment and support technology commercialization and new company formation in regions and communities across the country. “In an increasingly competitive race for leadership in […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Start Up and Jobs Growth Coalition (ASJGC) welcomed the introduction of the IGNITE American Innovation Act, legislation that will accelerate innovation and fuel economic activity necessary to meet the goals of the president’s Build Back Better agenda. “As the country continues to recover from the pandemic, it’s crucial we invest […]
Over 100,000 venture transactions analyzed, giving investors and entrepreneurs unprecedented market insights and deal term benchmarking. WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today released a new Enhanced Model Term Sheet v2.0, in partnership with Aumni, an investment analytics company. This update is the product of the largest aggregate analysis of private venture […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) has named communications veteran and former White House TV correspondent Sabrina Fang, Vice President of Communications and Marketing.