Monday, October 14, 2019

Early-stage VC - Foundational Resources

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The following resources form the backbone of my understanding of, and thinking about, early-stage venture capital investing.
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Note 7-16-23: I have no idea why I duplicated this post to the link in "here" and kept this post. No matter, I'm still leaving this one published too.


Blog Posts


The Rise of the Angels - Naval Ravikant
Angel Investing 101 - David Tetan
Inside the Black Box of Venture Capital - Mike Maples, Jr


Venture Deals - Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson
Mastering the VC Game - Jeffrey Bussgang
A Dozen Lessons for Entrepreneurs - Tren Griffin
The Business of Venture Capital - Mahendra Ramsinghani
Venture Capital Due Diligence - Justin J. Camp


Kauffman Fellows <> Techstars - Venture Deals Online Course --free; link will be out of date, as new links are posted for each cohort
UC Berkeley <> NVCA - VC University – costs $$$; this is the only weak recommendation on this list

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