What You Need to Know About Venture Capitalists

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The venture capital industry is a very small industry. It looms large in the minds of the entrepreneur, has a huge impact on the economy and yet, it’s a very, very small group of people.

Suggested Readings

Founders School || Financing Your Venture: Venture Capital || What You Need to Know About Venture Capitalists || Impact Guide (PDF).

Bussgang, Jeffrey. 2010. Mastering the VC Game: A Venture Capital Insider Reveals How to Get from Start-up to IPO on Your Own Terms. New York: Penguin Group. Chapter 2 “Inside the VC Club: The One Thousand Deciders”.

Connor Forrest. “The Dark Side of Venture Capital: Five Things Startups Need to Know.” TechRepublic. Article, March 10, 2014.

Wil Schroter. “4 Things Every Entrepreneurs Should Know About Venture Capital.” Forbes.com. Blog Post. June 11, 2014.

Questions for You

What about my company or myself will stand out in the eyes of investors?

What about my team is special to investors?

How big is my potential market size?

Have I perfected my story? Which parts need fine-tuning?

Questions for Your Team

What about our team will stand out to an investor?

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