Mission & Core Values


Funding innovation. Empowering entrepreneurs.

As the voice of the U.S. venture capital community, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) empowers its members and the entrepreneurs they fund by advocating for policies that encourage innovation and reward long-term investment. As the venture community’s preeminent trade association, NVCA serves as the definitive resource for venture capital data and unites nearly 400 members through a full range of professional services.

We are...

Passionate… about the positive impact of venture capital, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

Credible… transparent, strategic, and data driven, serving as the trusted voice of the industry.

Nimble… resourceful and effective, delivering exponential value to our ecosystem.

Committed to Excellence… exceeding expectations in all we do.

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