Angel Capital Association

The Angel Capital Association is the leading professional and trade association supporting the success of angel investors in high-growth, early-stage ventures.

Community Development Venture Capital Alliance

The Community Development Venture Capital Alliance (CDVCA) is the network for rapidly growing field of community development venture capital (CDVC) investing. CDVC funds provide equity capital to businesses in underinvested markets, seeking market-rate financial returns, as well as the creation of good jobs, wealth, and entrepreneurial capacity.  CDVCA promotes this field by combining advocacy, education, communications, and best-practice dissemination through conferences and workshops.  CDVCA makes its expertise available to CDVC funds by providing consulting services and technical assistance.

This is a great resource for entrepreneurs who are thinking of starting a business or are currently running their own business. It includes a good section on raising money.


The National Venture Capital Association

The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) is a trade association that represents the U.S. venture capital industry. It is a member-based organization, which consists of venture capital firms that manage pools of risk equity capital designated to be invested in high growth companies. Their website is an excellent source for industry and news, as well as template contracts and additional resources.

VCExperts is an excellent resource for private equity and venture capital education and reference material. The site includes affordable online courses and seminars in a variety of venture capital subject areas.