NIH is the World’s Largest Early Stage Life Sciences Investor That You Didn’t Know About

What can NIH offer to NVCA member firm’s life science portfolio companies? How can you get access to NIH funded companies? Since when does NIH have Entrepreneurs in Residence? Check out the answers to these questions and more in our first Q&A session with NIH investment executives, Dr. Ethel Rubin and John Sullivan.

SEC Letter on Sarbanes-Oxley Relief for Startups

NVCA and a coalition of other business organizations sent a letter to the SEC supporting a proposed rule change that will ease the regulatory burdens facing small public companies and could help encourage more startups to become public companies.

Immigrant Entrepreneurship: An American Success Story

A growing body of rigorous academic literature empirically demonstrates that high-skilled immigrants provide a range of long-lasting and material benefits to the U.S. economy through entrepreneurship and innovation.

Foreign Investment From U.S. Allies Letter

NVCA and a coalition of industry associations put together a proposal to the Treasury Department, asking Treasury to provide for an exemption from the recent CFIUS expansion to minority, non-controlling investments for investors from U.S. allies (e.g. NATO countries) that meet certain trust factors.


Startup Ecosystem Faces Capital Crunch over Coming Months – What We Expect & Why It Matters

The U.S. startup ecosystem has rapidly entered a new chapter of what will be a turbulent period over at least the next several quarters. Investment in the startup ecosystem is expected to drop significantly at a time when the country needs it most for company and job creation towards economic recovery from the global pandemic. […]

CFIUS & VC: 3 Takeaways from the Final Rules and What Investors Must Know

The Treasury Department recently released the long awaited final rules implementing the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), and they go into effect February 13, 2020. Through FIRRMA, Congress gave CFIUS significant new powers to police investments into certain U.S. companies and has made CFIUS highly relevant in the startup ecosystem. CFIUS’s power was […]

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