FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2021
Contact: Devin Miller
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.
“We are thrilled to recognize Sequoia as the 2021 Venture Firm of the Year,” said Bobby Franklin, President and CEO of NVCA. “For almost fifty years, Sequoia has backed and supported transformative companies all over the world. The Sequoia team has been a leader in our industry through their investments, their support for entrepreneurs, and their commitment to taking bold risks that have resulted in incredible returns. We congratulate Sequoia and its team on this achievement and wish them the best of luck as they continue to support innovative companies across the country and the world that promise a brighter future.”
About the 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. Firms receiving the award are recognized for strong fund performance and high exit multiples for recent exits as well as activities to promote entrepreneurship and create a more diverse and inclusive ecosystem.
Previous recipients: Accel, ARCH Venture Partners, True Ventures, and Emergence Capital
About the National Venture Capital Association
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. Serving the venture community as the preeminent trade association, NVCA arms the venture community for success, serving as the leading resource for venture capital data, practical education, peer-led initiatives and networking. For more information about NVCA, please visit www.nvca.org.