NVCA is the premier source for research and data on America’s venture ecosystem.

PitchBook NVCA Venture Monitor

Dive into the latest quarterly report for insights on venture capital activity in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

NVCA Yearbook

Read the important industry resource documenting VC trends and analysis of from the past year.

VC Human Capital Survey

Learn more about the survey that conducts ongoing research on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the VC ecosystem.

PitchBook NVCA Partnership

Take a look at the partnership that solidifies our efforts as the authoritative voice and primary source of VC activity.

Regional Data

Discover data from VC activity across the country.

Employment Dynamics

Analyze the employment at U.S. VC-backed companies from 1990 to 2020.

NVCA’s research offers insights into venture capital fundraising, investment, exit trends and statistics on human capital in the industry.

  • Analyzing venture activity by geography, sector, stage, size, and other attributes to uncovers challenges and opportunities for the ecosystem, and helps to see what lies ahead for the industry.

Whether you’re new to venture, a seasoned expert, or simply wanting to learn, having good data is key to understanding the breadth, depth, and impact of the venture ecosystem.



US Within the Global VC Context

The U.S. accounted for 49% of $683 billion invested globally and 40% of just over 40,000 VC deals.

296 VC-backed public listings generated $681.5 billion in exit value in 2021, including 181 VC-backed IPOs that represented $512 billion. These 181 IPOs collectively had a post-money valuation of $614 billion, stemming from just $60.8 billion in VC funding invested prior to IPO. VC-backed IPOs accounted for nearly 20% of total U.S. IPO count last year.

VC-backed IPOs in 2021


Investment Partners at VC Firms

Diversity & Inclusion Strategies

VC firms with diversity & inclusion strategies have more gender diverse leadership

The quarterly PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor serves as the authoritative quarterly report on venture capital activity in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The annual NVCA Yearbook documents trends and analysis of venture capital activity in the United States and information about venture’s role in fueling entrepreneurship in America.

The NVCA-Deloitte Human Capital Survey was designed to capture critical data on the workforce at VC firms, develop a baseline understanding of demographics within the VC industry, and uncover the current state of diversity and inclusion.

PitchBook is the official data provider of NVCA. Learn more about the PitchBook-NVCA partnership, including member discount.