Top Venture Capital books recommended by experts

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Fundamentals of Venture Capital

Understanding the concepts of Venture Capital starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

#BreakIntoVC: How to Break Into Venture Capital

#BreakIntoVC: How to Break Into Venture Capital

If you are interested in habits to develop the investor mindset then grab a copy today before the price goes up. ...

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Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist

A full revised edition of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book on startups and entrepreneurship As each new generation of entrepreneurs emerges, there is a renewed interest in how venture capital deals come together. Yet there is little reliable information focused on venture capital deals. ...

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Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get It

Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get It

A Wall Street Journal Bestseller!What are venture capitalists saying about your startup behind closed doors? And what can you do to influence that conversation?If Silicon Valley is the greatest wealth-generating machine in the world, Sand Hill Road is its humming engine. ...

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Raising Venture Capital for the Serious Entrepreneur

Raising Venture Capital for the Serious Entrepreneur

Have the negotiating edge when getting your new business off the ground Written by Dermot Berkery, an internationally known venture capitalist with Delta Partners, this complete toolbook thoroughly ...

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eBoys: The True Story of the Six Tall Men Who Backed eBay, Webvan, and Other Billion Dollar Start-ups

eBoys: The True Story of the Six Tall Men Who Backed eBay, Webvan, and Other Billion Dollar Start-ups

Randall Stross takes us behind the scenes and inside the heads of the gutsy entrepreneurs who financed the hottest businesses on the Web. This is an inside account of the venture capitalists at work, detailing the drama, risk-taking and excitement which characterized the glory days of a great business adventure. For two years, Randall Stross gained unprecedented access to the venture capitalists at Benchmark. He brings to life their gutsy deals, testosterone-pumped conversations and the round-the-clock meetings that launched the eBoys and their clients into the stratosphere of mega-wealth.

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The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future

The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future

Shortlisted for the Financial Times Business Book of the Year Named a Best Book of 2022 by The Economist“A gripping fly-on-the-wall story of the rise of this unique and important industry based on extensive interviews with some of the most successful venture capitalists.” ...

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Specializations and Deeper Venture Capital Knowledge

You've got your basics in order – time to move on to some advanced and specialized concepts. Venture Capital is evolving every day, these books can help you master it.

Mastering the VC Game: A Venture Capital Insider Reveals How to Get from Start-up to IPO on Your Terms

Mastering the VC Game: A Venture Capital Insider Reveals How to Get from Start-up to IPO on Your Terms

Entrepreneurs who dream of building the next Amazon, Facebook, or Google have the opportunity to take advantage of one of the most powerful economic engines the world has ever known: venture capital. To do that, you need to woo, impress, and persuade venture capitalists to back your endeavor. ...

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