New Enterprise Associates, also known as NEA, is a private equity and venture capital firm founded in 1977 by C. Richard Kramlich, Chuck Newhall, and Frank Bonsal, Jr. As a global firm, NEA has offices in several major US cities and China. NEA has locations in the cities of New York, Menlo Park, Timonium, San Francisco, Chicago, Shanghai, and Beijing. As of November 2021, NEA has funded almost 1,000 companies.
NEA provides capital for companies in all financing stages, ranging from seed to public. NEA primarily invests in the technology and healthcare industries. NEA has invested more than $24 billion since its founding.