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WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) submitted comments to federal agencies today making recommendations on their proposed revision to the Volcker Rule that would allow banks to once again invest in venture capital funds. The Volcker Rule’s covered funds prohibition on financial institution investment into venture capital funds has created an unnecessary […]
126 pro-startup groups representing 39 states urge Trump Administration to save startup jobs by fixing SBA rule WASHINGTON, DC – TechNet and the National Venture Capital Association today led 126 local, state, regional, and national groups representing 39 states across the country in urging the Trump Administration to ensure startups and their workers are eligible […]
Venture Investors Started 2020 with $444 Billion in Assets to Deploy to Promising Startups WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. venture ecosystem ended 2019 with more than 10,400 companies across the country receiving venture funding, approximately 1,300 venture firms managing over 2,200 active venture funds, and more than $444 billion in venture capital (VC) assets under […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Accel with the 2020 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.
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Howard Cox with the 2020 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 Racquel Bracken (Venrock), Dan Kidle (Arboretum Ventures), and Susan Liu (Scale Venture Partners) with the 2020 Rising Star Award. The Rising Star Award recognizes the next generation of venture capital professionals who are rising through the ranks and establishing themselves as future standard bearers […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Steve & Jean Case with the 2020 American Spirit Award. The American Spirit Award recognizes NVCA members who have shown philanthropic leadership by applying business skills, knowledge, expertise and resources to make an outstanding contribution to society.
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Beth Seidenberg with the 2020 Excellence in Healthcare Innovation Award. The Excellence in Healthcare Innovation Award recognizes those who have demonstrated a clear commitment to the advancement of healthcare innovation through their investment in and support of groundbreaking medical companies that are working on […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Terry McGuire with the 2020 Outstanding Service Award. The Outstanding Service Award recognizes the exceptional service of an NVCA Director or NVCA member who has committed an extraordinary amount of time, resources and dedication to Association efforts that in turn benefits the entire venture […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today sent a letter to Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) expressing strong opposition to the CEO and Worker Pension Fairness Act, which would tax nonqualified stock options (NSOs) and restricted stock units (RSUs) at vesting, instead of at exercise. This change would […]