Startup Fundraising

A curated directory of resources, articles, podcasts, books, VC's, and angel investors to follow that will help you raise funding for your startup or business.

Books about Raising Startup and Business Funding

Slicing Pie Handbook

Slicing Pie is not complicated. It is a simple formula based on the principle that a person’s % share of the equity should always be equal to that person’s share of the at-risk contributions.

Inside Silicon Valley

Inside Silicon Valley is a must read for entrepreneurs wishing to raise venture capital and anyone with a fascination for the unique community and culture of Silicon Valley, the epicentre of the dot com world of venture capital. The book is a road map of how to go about pursuing your dream of raising capital and tips to avoid common mistakes made by start-up founders.

Founder’s Pocket Guide: Startup Valuation

For many early-stage entrepreneurs assigning a pre-money valuation to your startup is one of the more daunting tasks encountered during the fundraising quest. This guide provides a quick reference to all of the key topics around early-stage startup valuation and provides step-by-step examples for several valuation methods.

The Fundraising Rules

The Fundraising Rules is a very clear explanation of the startup fundraising process, written by a person who has been on both sides of the fundraising process as a venture capitalist, angel investor and venture-backed startup founder.

The Fundraising Rules

In The Fundraising Rules, Mark Peter Davis gives you a very clear and simple explanation of the startup fundraising process as a person who’s been a VC, angel investor, and venture-backed startup founder.

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist

In this book, Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson teach you how venture capital deals come together and all of the different legal components of raising money. It teaches you everything there is to know about term sheets and how to get a fair deal for your company.