Monthly trade magazine features news, information, and analysis for the VC community, with special features including "The VCJ 50" which ranks the top fifty firms based on how much capital they have raised over the last five years and also provides information on selected limited partnership investors and selected funds performance. Current and prior issues can be viewed free online with registration.
PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor
Quarterly publication provides a comprehensive review of VC activity in the U.S., with topics covered in the report including VC activity overview, NVCA policy highlights, angel, seed, and first financings, early-stage VC, late-stage VC, deals by region and selected CSAs, deals by sector, female founders, nontraditional investors, exists, fundraising, and league tables. Publication can be viewed free online.
Annual publication provides detailed historical trend statistics for the VC industry, with topics covered including assets under management, number of active investors, fundraising, deal flow by stage and sector, exits via initial public offerings and merger and acquisitions, and U.S. deal flow and exits as a percentage of global activity. Publication and supplemental data pack can be downloaded free online.
Annual study analyzes the most significant trends in the VC market over the last year and the factors driving investing in the top sectors and regions, with topics covered in the study including fundraising activities, investment activities, seed, early-stage, and late-stage valuations, and exits by initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. Current and archived reports can be downloaded free online.
Quarterly publication provides current and historical trend data on VC investment activities, with data broken out by sector (e.g., internet, healthcare, mobile and telecommunications, software, industrial), emerging area (e.g., financial technology, artificial intelligence, medical devices, e-commerce, digital health), and geographic region (e.g., state, metropolitan area). Current report is available free online.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenues for venture capitalists that invest in start-up, early-stage, and emerging companies with high growth potential in exchange for preferred ownership interests and traders who act as principals in buying and selling financial contracts and other investments on their own account.
Annual report provides compensation data (e.g., base salary, bonus, carried interest distributions) for over 40 job positions, with compensation data broken out by investment strategy and firm size based on committed capital in all active funds (large firms–$2.5 billion or more in committed capital, midsize firms–$1.0 to $2.5 billion in committed capital, small firms–less than $1.0 billion in committed capital).
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as director of operations, partner, investment associate, investment analyst, financial analyst, senior accountant, office manager, and executive assistant, with employers for which salary or wage data is provided including Accel Partners, Bain Capital, IDG Capital, Greylock Partners, and Sequoia Capital.
IPEV valuation guidelines provide guidance and recommendations for use by private capital funds in deriving fair value measurements for private capital investments and financial instruments commonly held by such funds which are compliant with both International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). Guidelines are available free online.