About VCA

Lithuanian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Lithuanian Venture Capital  and Private Equity Association (LT VCA) unites private equity and venture capital market participants in Lithuania.

What is the main goal of LT VCA?

To participate together with Lithuanian institutions and partners in the development and implementation of venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) policy. While developing and improving its legislation, the input of the members of the Association are being coordinated, activities representing their economic and legal interests are being implemented, venture capital and private equity investments in Lithuania are being promoted, and the benefits of this market development to the State, businesses and other participants of the market and economy are being highlighted.

What added value does LT VCA create?

LT VCA continuously informs the society about the activities of the members of the Association, facilitates the outcomes of innovative businesses by developing an attractive and sustainable environment for entrepreneurs, institutional investors, fund managers and others.

What LT VCA unites?

Currently, we have 35 active companies / members covering different types of venture capital business activities: fund management companies, consulting firms, lawyers, public institutions etc., who support and advise investors and entrepreneurs in the structuring and management of their partnerships. The members consist of 11 full members and 24 associate member.

Who established LT VCA? 

LT VCA was established by UAB LitCapital Asset Management, BaltCap UAB and UAB SEB Venture Capital in May 2009. Private equity and venture capital investments have been present in Lithuania since the beginning of 90s. During this time PE & VC market has evolved and from a niche it became a leading participant of the ecosystem.

How can LT VCA help businesses?

Apart from its services on behalf of members (monitoring of legal, regulatory and tax issues, research studies and statistics, training, development and communication, etc.), LT VCA serves as a central platform for representation and promotion of the PE & VC business to institutional investors, opinion leaders, and public policy makers. The association helps to improve financing of the economy, for small business in particular, as well as promote economic growth and entrepreneurial spirit. LT VCA is open to cooperation with venture capital funds, asset management funds, investment funds, business angels, legal offices, financial consultants and all other players involved in the market of direct investments.