FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 12, 2020
Contact: Cassie Ann Hodges
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 of the industry.
“The Rising Star Award is one of our most competitive award categories, and the three award winners continually rose to the top during the selection process,” said Bobby Franklin. “Racquel Bracken, Dan Kidle, and Susan Liu are already respected investors in our industry and widely recognized as rising stars with bright futures in the venture community. We are incredibly honored to recognize Racquel, Dan, and Susan with this award, and we look forward to seeing where their careers take them next.”
About the 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 of the industry. Recipients of the award have demonstrated a mastery of venture capital investing gleaned through a relatively short amount of time in the industry and are widely recognized by their peers and others as emerging leaders of the venture capital industry.
Previous recipients: Mia Hegazy, Robin Li, and Kristina Shen
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 US 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.