National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

The NCVA is the trade association for venture capitalists. According to the NCVA, its mission is to "empower its members and the entrepreneurs they fund by advocating for policies that encourage innovation and reward long-term investment ... [and to] serve as the definitive resource for venture capital data and unite its 400 plus members through a full range of professional services." (http://www.nvca.org/)