Engage

A healthy venture ecosystem is an engaged ecosystem. We welcome all who are interested in venture capital and the industry’s evolution, to take advantage of the information and materials provided here.

Highlights

The First Venture Capitalist: Georges Doriot on Leadership, Capital, and Business Organization

This remarkable book chronicles the ideas of a great teacher, George Doriot, whose decades long career at the Harvard Business School inspired a generation of venture capitalists and Wall Street titans of a bygone era.

NVCA Oral History Collection: Walter J. P. Curley

An oral history featuring Walter J. P. Curley, who was a partner in J. H. Whitney & Co. from 1960 to 1974

Submit a Resource

Be the first to hear about upcoming initiatives.

Access our list of resources that serve the venture capital community. These resources provide actionable guidance and strategies, rigorous data and analysis, and durable information.

Readings

Resources

Access our collection of resources, aimed at supporting the VC community in its DE&I, educational, research, and historical needs.

Stay Connected. Be the first to hear about upcoming initiatives.

8,400+

high-growth startups—across all 50 states and DC—raised venture funding in 2018 to build and growth their businesses.

42%

of all U.S. IPOs from 1974 to 2015 were venture-backed companies, representing 63% of the market capitalization and 85% of R&D.

2.9 million

is the average net jobs created annually between 1980 and 2010 by high-growth startups, which account for ~50% of gross jobs created in the U.S.

Approx. 1,000

U.S. venture firms are active today, managing an aggregate of $360 billion to put to work in startups.

10,000+

high-growth startups—across all 50 states and DC—raised venture funding in 2019 to build and grow their businesses.

42%

of all U.S. IPOs from 1974 to 2015 were venture-backed companies, representing 63% of the market capitalization and 85% of R&D.

2.9 million

is the average net jobs created annually between 1980 and 2010 by high-growth startups, which account for ~50% of gross jobs created in the U.S.

1,300+

U.S. venture firms are active today, managing an aggregate of $444 billion in assets.