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NVIDIA Inception VC Alliance is an initiative between NVIDIA’s startup acceleration platform and top-tier venture capital (VC) firms to support the growth of AI, data science, and high-performance computing (HPC) startups. Through the Alliance, VCs will get exclusive access to high-profile events, visibility into top startups actively raising funds, and access to growth resources for portfolio companies.

VC Member Benefits

Exclusive invitations to closed-door events
  • Curated event guide and group invitation to AI Day for VCs at NVIDIA GTC
  • Intimate, closed-door engagement opportunities with NVIDIA senior leadership to discuss industry AI trends
Investment opportunities with AI startups
  • Facilitated introductions to AI startups seeking to raise capital that align with your investment criteria
Access to AI and data science training
  • Complimentary course credits for VCs and portfolio companies to the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute
Preferred access for portfolio companies to NVIDIA’s investment professionals
  • Curated introductions of portfolio companies, through NVIDIA Inception, to NVIDIA’s investment team
Portfolio company support via NVIDIA Inception
  • Educational support to help your portfolio companies take advantage of NVIDIA Inception program benefits
Brand exposure opportunities
  • Firm mention and logo inclusion in NVIDIA Inception marketing materials

Join Our Ecosystem of Top VCs

At AI Day for VCs at GTC, NVIDIA announced plans to connect AI and data science startups with critical venture capital via the NVIDIA Inception VC Alliance. The initiative is being piloted with top-tier firms, including Mayfield, NEA and In-Q-Tel.

Access Cutting-Edge Tech & Training for Your Startups

NVIDIA Inception—an acceleration platform for AI, data science, and HPC startups—supports thousands of startups worldwide with go-to-market support, expertise, and technology. Startups get access to training through the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute, preferred pricing on hardware through our global network of distributors, invitations to exclusive networking events, and more.

AI startups are at the forefront of innovation and the NVIDIA VC Alliance will bring them even closer access to the leading venture capital firms investing in AI. Exposure to world-class capabilities from VC partners creates a fast-track for AI startups to accelerate their business in a way that benefits their stakeholders, customers, and investors.


— Greg Papadopoulos, Venture Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA)

Accelerate your portfolio with the NVIDIA Inception VC Alliance today.