The Finnish Venture Capital Association (FVCA), or Suomen pääomasijoitusyhdistys ry, was established in 1990. The actual members of the association are entities acting in the Finnish private equity and venture capital markets. FVCA accepts as its associate members communities or private individuals who play a part in the development of the industry in Finland.
The goal of FVCA is to develop private equity and venture capital as an industry and promote the interests of its members in Finland. FVCA improves the operating environment of the industry by overseeing the general interests and ethics of the industry, by promoting the relations between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, and by organizing research activities. FVCA also handles the industry's public relations and foreign contacts. In addition, the association publishes approved guidelines and a code of conduct regarding the industry. FVCA is a member of the European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (EVCA).