Strengthen Your Portfolio With the NVIDIA Inception VC Alliance

Accelerate Your Investment Strategy

The NVIDIA Inception VC Alliance connects global investors with the Inception Program's startup community. By joining the alliance, you’ll receive portfolio support, startup introductions, and other benefits to strengthen your portfolio companies working in AI, gaming, AR/VR, and other domains.

Founding NVIDIA VC Members

VC Alliance Member Benefits

Curated Deal Flow

Curated Deal Flow

Connect with startups actively raising capital via the NVIDIA Capital Connect platform and receive monthly deal flows.

Portfolio Support

Portfolio Support

Assist your portfolio companies with guidance from NVIDIA’s Solution Engineering Team, technical training, and customer engagement opportunities.

Exclusive Events

Exclusive Events

Participate in exclusive, closed-door forums with NVIDIA leadership, customer executives, and investment peers.

Additional Program Benefits

Additional Benefits

  • Promotional opportunities across NVIDIA’s networks, including the NVIDIA Inception Program for startups
  • Free or discounted AI and data science training via the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute
  • Access to a dedicated relationship manager
  • Various sponsorship opportunities

Together with NVIDIA's deep understanding of AI and data science, Mayfield is positioned to help startups more easily navigate the unique challenges of the investment landscape. The alliance will enable AI startups to focus their time, through direct collaboration with VC experts, so they can work smarter and more efficiently.

— Navin Chaddha, Managing Director, Mayfield

AI startups are at the forefront of innovation and the NVIDIA Inception 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)

At In-Q-Tel, we have seen a lot of corporate programs focused on helping VC-backed startups, and to be honest, the NVIDIA Inception program is one of the best. The Inception Program helps startups and creates a relationship for all parties that benefits the entire AI industry. We have a long and fruitful relationship already with NVIDIA in both co-investing and collaboration and are thrilled to support this program as a founding alliance partner.

— George Hoyem, Managing Partner, In-Q-Tel

Strengthen your portfolio with the NVIDIA VC Alliance today.

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