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WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) was pleased to see reintroduction of the bipartisan American Innovation and Jobs Act, by Senators Todd Young (R-IN), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Ben Sasse (R-NE). This bill would support innovative startups by increasing the ability of young companies to access […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented individuals, firms, and organizations across the venture capital community with its annual industry awards, including Firm of the Year, Rising Star, and Lifetime Achievement in Venture Capital. NVCA also added three new award categories this year: DE&I Impact, Startup Innovator, and Startup Champion.
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Dixon Doll with the 2021 Lifetime Achievement in Venture Capital Award. The Lifetime Achievement in Venture Capital Award recognizes venture professionals who have dedicated their professional lives to creating and building successful and highly competitive venture firms as well as portfolio companies that have […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Sequoia with the 2021 Venture Firm of the Year Award. The Venture Firm of the Year Award recognizes venture capital firms for their significant contributions to advance the entrepreneurial ecosystem and generate returns for their investors.
Though diversity, equity and inclusion efforts are moving in the right direction, the pace of change remains uneven for some demographics; third edition of survey powered by NVCA, Venture Forward and Deloitte reveals and more WASHINGTON, DC – Amid heightened efforts to promote increasingly diverse, equitable and inclusive workforces over the past year, venture capital […]
WASHINGTON, DC – A coalition of 16 organizations representing the U.S. innovation, entrepreneurship, and startup ecosystems sent a letter today to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro N. Majorkas asking him to implement the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER). IER, originally put in place at the end of the Obama Administration, would work similar to […]
SEATTLE, January 14, 2021 – Though the past year had a lot of uncertainty brought on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the US VC industry demonstrated its resilience and long-term mindset, achieving new records in total exit value, deal value and capital raised by VC funds, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, the authoritative quarterly […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The horrific acts of violence carried out yesterday were a direct attack on our nation’s Capitol, our lawmakers, the American people, and our democracy itself. The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) condemns the domestic terrorist attack on the Capitol. We firmly reject any attempts to undermine the lawful, peaceful, and democratic transition […]
WASHINGTON, DC – In a letter to President-elect Joe Biden today, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) outlined several areas where the venture capital and startup ecosystem and the incoming administration can work together to support the President-elect’s Build Back Better agenda. Many of President-elect Biden’s initiatives will need the active participation of the startup […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today expressed its strong support to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposal to establish the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) pathway. The MCIT would create a new coverage pathway for FDA-designated breakthrough devices, which would significantly improve the complex process of bringing […]