Leading PE and VC Associations

A comprehensive list of PE and VC associations by region. To visit their website and learn more information, please click on the link provided. 

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Global

Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)

A global organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of LPs.​

 

EMPEA

Global industry association for private capital in the emerging markets.

 

Africa

African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)

Pan-African industry body which promotes and enables private investment in Africa.

The South African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA)

Contribute towards access to capital, healthy markets for exits, and supportive regulatory environment in South Africa. 

Asia​

China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA)

Dedicated to promoting the interests and development of PE/VC in the Greater China Region.

Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HKVCA)

Stimulate a vibrant VC/PE industry in Asia.

Zhongguancun Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (ZVCA)

Promote PE/VC industry in China with a strong focus on accelerating deals domestically and internationally. 

India Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA)

Represents VC/PE firms to promote the industry within India and overseas. 

Private Equity and Venture Capital Association of India (VCAI)

Create a world class environment in India for VC/PE firms and entrepreneurship.

Korean Venture Capital Association (KVCA)

Represent Korean VC industry with membership of over 110 VC firms in Korea.

Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA)

Foster greater understanding of the importance of VC/PE to the economy in support of entrepreneurship.

Japan Private Equity Association (JPEA)

Support the growth of the PE industry in Japan.

Japan Venture Capital Association (JVCA)

Promote the interests and development of its members while contributing to innovation in Japan and globally.

Russia Venture Capital Association (RVCA)

Promote Russian VC/PE market formation and growth of the industry in Russia.

Australia​

The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Limited (AVCAL)

Represents PE/VC industries in Australia.

Europe​

British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

Advocate for PE/VC industry in the UK.

Invest Europe (EVCA)

Represents Europe PE/VC and infrastructure sectors and their investors.

Bulgarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

Focal point of private investors, funds, and entrepreneurs in Bulgaria.

German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVK)

BVK is the face and voice of the PE industry in Germany.​

Italian Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Private Debt Association (AIFI)

Promote, develop, and represent the PE/VC activity in Italy.

Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA)

Represents VC in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

Spanish Association of Venture Capital and Private Equity (ASCRI)

Membership database of Spanish VC/PE/investors.

Dutch Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (NVP)

Represents PE/VC capital under management in the Netherlands. 

The Swiss Private Equity and Corporate Finance Association (SECA)

Represents Switzerland's PE/VC/corporate finance industries.

Czech Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (CVCA)

Membership database of PE/VC firms in the Czech Republic.

Swedish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SVCA)

Advocate for PE/VC industries in Sweden.

Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (DVCA)

Trade association for investors in Denmark

Norwegian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (NVCA)

Supports the interests of companies and person who are active in the private capital space. 

Invest France (AFIC)

Represent PE firms and their role in the national economy.

​Latin America​

The Latin America Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LAVCA)

Support the growth of private capital investing in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Brazilian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (ABVCAP)

Represents PE/VC industries and promos the development of long-term investments.

Columbian Private Equity Association (ColCAPITAL)

Agent, facilitator, and articulator of the PE industry in Columbia.

The Argentine Association of Private Equity, Venture, and Seed Capital (ARCAP)

Promote the development of the PE industry in Argentina.

Bolivian American Chamber of Commerce (BACC)

Membership organization aimed to promote trade, commerce, and investment in Bolivia.

Peruvian Seed and Venture Capital Association (PECAP)

Promote the growth of capital investments in Peru.

Middle East

Middle East and North Africa Private Equity Association (MENA)

Support and development PE/VC industries in the Middle East and North Africa.

North America

National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

The voice and capital data source of venture capital community in the United States.

Angel Capital Association (ACA)

Collective of angel investors in North America.

Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA)

Organization for lower middle market PE funds and Investors.

American Investment Council (AIC)

Develop and provide information about the private investment industry in the United States.

Mid Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA)

Supports high growth enterprises that are financed from capital across various stages of their life cycle.

Healthcare Private Equity Association (HCPEA)

Support the reputation, knowledge, and relationships in the healthcare PE community.

National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC)

Trade association that serves as the largest network or PE firms and hedge funds.

Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity (CVCA)

Voice of Canada's VC/PE industries.