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

GLOBAL

 

Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)

A global organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of LPs.

https://ilpa.org

EMPEA

Global industry association for private capital in the emerging markets.

https://www.empea.org

AFRICA

 

African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)

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

https://www.avca-africa.org

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. 

http://savca.co.za

ASIA

China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA)

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

http://www.cvca.org.cn/index.asp

Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HKVCA)

Stimulate a vibrant VC/PE industry in Asia.

http://web.hkvca.com.hk/en/index.aspx

Zhongguancun Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (ZVCA)

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

http://www.zvca.org/en.php

India Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA)

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

http://www.ivca.in

Private Equity and Venture Capital Association of India (VCAI)

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

http://assocham.org/vcai/index.php

Korean Venture Capital Association (KVCA)

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

http://www.kvca.or.kr/en/

 

Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA)

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

https://www.svca.org.sg

Japan Private Equity Association (JPEA)

Support the growth of the PE industry in Japan.

http://www.japanpea.jp/english/index.html

Japan Venture Capital Association (JVCA)

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

https://jvca.jp/en/about/activities

Russia Venture Capital Association (RVCA)

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

http://www.rvca.ru/eng/

AUSTRALIA

The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Limited (AVCAL)

Represents PE/VC industries in Australia.

https://www.avcal.com.au/home

EUROPE

British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

Advocate for PE/VC industry in the UK.

https://www.bvca.co.uk

Invest Europe (EVCA)

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

https://www.investeurope.eu

Bulgarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

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

http://bvca.bg/en/

German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVK)

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

https://www.bvkap.de/en

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

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

http://www.aifi.it/en

Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA)

Represents VC in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

http://www.ivca.ie

Spanish Association of Venture Capital and Private Equity (ASCRI)

Membership database of Spanish VC/PE/investors.

http://www.ascri.org/en/

Dutch Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (NVP)

Represents PE/VC capital under management in the Netherlands. 

http://www.nvp.nl/#!lang=en

The Swiss Private Equity and Corporate Finance Association (SECA)

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

https://www.seca.ch

Czech Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (CVCA)

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

http://www.cvca.cz/en/

Swedish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SVCA)

Advocate for PE/VC industries in Sweden.

https://www.svca.se/info-in-english/

Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (DVCA)

Trade association for investors in Denmark.

http://dvca.dk/en/

Norwegian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (NVCA)

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

http://www.nvca.no

Invest France (AFIC)

Represent PE firms and their role in the national economy.

http://www.franceinvest.eu/en/

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.

https://lavca.org

Brazilian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (ABVCAP)

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

http://www.abvcap.com.br

Columbian Private Equity Association (ColCAPITAL)

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

http://www.colcapital.org/?lang=en

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

Promote the development of the PE industry in Argentina.

http://arcap.org/?lang=en

Bolivian American Chamber of Commerce (BACC)

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

http://www.bolivia-us.org/index.ph

Peruvian Seed and Venture Capital Association (PECAP)

Promote the growth of capital investments in Peru.

http://www.pecap.pe/index_ingles.html

MIDDLE EAST

Middle East and North Africa Private Equity Association (MENA)

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

http://www.menapea.com/home.php

NORTH AMERICA

National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

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

https://nvca.org

Angel Capital Association (ACA)

Collective of angel investors in North America.

https://www.angelcapitalassociation.org

Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA)

Organization for lower middle market PE funds and Investors.

http://www.sbia.org

American Investment Council (AIC)

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

http://www.investmentcouncil.org

Mid Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA)

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

http://mava.org

Healthcare Private Equity Association (HCPEA)

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

https://www.hcpea.org

National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC)

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

http://naicpe.com

Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity (CVCA)

Voice of Canada's VC/PE industries. 

https://www.cvca.ca