The Norwegian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (NVCA) was established in February 2001 by the leading venture capital firms in Norway. NVCA is an independent, non-profit association supporting the interests of companies and persons who are active in the Norwegian venture capital and private equity industry.
NVCA is the industry body and public policy advocate for the venture capital and private equity and industry in Norway. Our aim is to aid understanding around the activities of our members, promote our industry to entrepreneurs and investors as well as to Government, the EU, trade unions, industry associations, national and international media and the general public. The NVCA’s objective is to promote an efficient private equity market, develop venture capital and private equity as an industry, inform and educate about the industry and to promote entrepreneurship.
We communicate the industry’s impact and reinforce the crucial role our members play in the national as well as the global economy as a catalyst for change and growth.
Our membership comprises nearly 100 influential firms, including over 40 venture capital and private equity houses, limited partners, professional advisers and service providers, working together to provide capital and expertise to growing businesses, to unlock potential and to deliver enhanced returns to those who directly and indirectly invest in our industry.
NVCA also handles the industry’s public relations and foreign contacts. In addition, the association publishes approved guidelines and a code of conduct regarding the industry. NVCA is a member of Invest Europe (formerly known as EVCA) and the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA).