As the voice of the U. 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. At NFC, we are strong believers in need for a voice, both in D. The NVCA membership has been a great resource to us as. Additionally, through the NVCA we have been able to take advantage of the access to Pitchbook, which has allowed us to extend access to all members of our investment team. We are also able to participate in special gatherings across the US that help us optimize our time, such as the VC Strategic Communications event with tips straight from Forbes and Techcrunch writers.
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Venture capital VC is a form of private equity financing that is provided by venture capital firms or funds to startups, early-stage, and emerging companies that have been deemed to have high growth potential or which have demonstrated high growth in terms of number of employees, annual revenue, scale of operations, etc. Venture capital firms or funds invest in these early-stage companies in exchange for equity , or an ownership stake. Venture capitalists take on the risk of financing risky start-ups in the hopes that some of the firms they support will become successful. Because startups face high uncertainty,  VC investments have high rates of failure.
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