Raising money from a VC

Best practices, tips, and commentary on raising venture capital money for your business.

  1. Raising Venture Capital: Some of the Important Rules Have Changed

    The MIT Forum - in a joint program with UCSB's Technology Management Program - addresses how the current negative economic climate has m...

  2. The Hacker's Guide to Investors - Paul Graham

    One of the best articles you'll read on investing. The world of investors is a foreign one to most hackers-partly because investors are s...

  3. Raising Capital: Closing The Deal

    Presentation I gave to the fbFund REV startups on August 26, 2009 about how startups can raise capital from angels and VCs.

  4. Startup Fundraising 101

    Basics on the startup process, raising capital, and thinking about valuation.

  5. Raising Venture Capital for the Serious Entrepreneur

    Dermot Berkery is a general partner with Delta Partners, a leading European venture capital company that invests in Ireland and the Unite...

  6. Top Five Mistakes Startups Make Before Requesting Funding

    Mistake #1: Giving Away Equity Like There's No Tomorrow. When it comes to hiring talent, successful companies seek out the best talent p...

  7. Introduction to Venture Capital

    Guest lecture given on March 6th 2007 for Stanford's Entrepreneurial Engineering program.

  8. Venture Capital: An Entrepreneur's Manual

    A great presentation about financing your start-up.

  9. Mastering the VC Game

    A Venture Capital Insider Reveals How to Get from Start-up to IPO on Your Terms. "Finding the right VC for you and your company can be a ...

  10. Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist

    "One Book Every Entrepreneur Should Own" - Mark Suster, TechCrunch and GRP Partners"...offers hard-headed advice on dealing with lawyers ...

  11. When to raise VC Money & Why do investors invest in your startup

    So you have the idea and have started a company or are about to start your startup, but when should you raise money? In this episode of e...

  12. Want Venture Capital Funding? Here's How (via Forbes)

    The venture capital landscape has fundamentally changed. Winning venture capital funding is increasingly difficult for entrepreneurs. Thi...

  13. How To Raise Venture Capital - (via Both Sides of The Table)

    An outline of the posts he's done on how to raise VC. The initial section covers what to do before you approach a VC (or if you should ev...

  14. How to raise venture capital (without losing your soul)

    The CEO of Buddy Media analyzes his recent $28 million financing and offers 8 lessons for how to thrive in a fundraise. By Michael Lazero...

  15. Rand Fishkin: How To Raise Venture Capital Money

    How do you get in touch with angel investors and private investment firms? SEOmoz' Rand Fishkin discusses how he raised money for his co...

  16. How to Pitch a VC Redesigned - Dave McClure

    Looking to raise money for your startup? We have taken the original presentation by Dave McClure and given it a design overhaul.

  17. Raising Venture Capital: Some of the Important Rules Have Changed

    The MIT Forum - in a joint program with UCSB's Technology Management Program - addresses how the current negative economic climate has m...

  18. Raising Venture Capital Today: Barbell Syndrome

    From Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner. Roizen believes startups should have venture capital, but at the right time and used judiciously...

  19. How to Raise Venture Capital - Startups Uncensored 17

    Learn about raising venture capital from the mouths of VC's themselves, including Nate Redmond of Rustic Canyon, Josh Stein of Draper Fis...

  20. A Fundraising Survival Guide - Paul Graham

    Raising money is the second hardest part of starting a startup. The hardest part is making something people want: most startups that die,...

  21. The Entrepreneur's Guide to Raising Capital

    "Never was a 'how to' book on raising venture capital so timely as David Nour's The Entrepreneur's Guide to Raising Capital. The latest a...

  22. Joel Spolsky On Raising Venture Capital Vs Bootstrapping (via TC Founder Stories)

    Stack Exchange CEO Joel Spolsky explains the pros and cons of bootsrapping versus raising VC cash.

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