Bobby Franklin

Maryam Haque Contributor Share on Twitter Maryam Haque is the executive director of Venture Forward. Bobby Franklin Contributor Share on Twitter Bobby Franklin is the president and CEO of the National Venture Capital Association and previously served as an executive vice president for the CTIA – The Wireless Association. More posts by this contributor A new foreign investment bill will impact venture capital and the US startup ecosystem The startup community must defend merit-based immigration

Bobby Franklin is the president and CEO of the National Venture Capital Association and previously served as an executive vice president for the CTIA – The Wireless Association.

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Taking stock of the VC industry’s progress on diversity, equity and inclusion

Let’s be clear: The venture capital industry has lacked diversity. The good news is the industry is working to improve itself.

A new foreign investment bill will impact venture capital and the US startup ecosystem

President Trump’s time in office has been punctuated by rising tension with China on a host of economic issues. He’s received bipartisan criticism for the impact of tariffs on Chinese goods and th

The startup community must defend merit-based immigration

The Trump administration just moved to kill a key tool to support immigrant entrepreneurs, and the startup community must make our voice heard to save it.

Ensuring foreign-born founders can grow their startups in the U.S.

Knowing of the significant contributions foreign-born founders have made to the entrepreneurial ecosystem and the broader U.S. economy, NVCA has long championed the creation of a Startup Visa for tale

Finally, legislation to support startups

Bobby Franklin Contributor Share on Twitter Bobby Franklin is the president and CEO of the National Venture Capital Association and previously served as an executive vice president for the CTIA – Th