Jalak Jobanputra is the Founder of and Managing Partner at Future Perfect Ventures. Before becoming a venture capitalist, Jalak was Director of Omidyar Network and worked at several other roles in tech and finance. On The Barefoot VC, Jalak writes about tech trends and VC.
Christoph Janz co-founded DealPilot.com and Pageflakes before becoming a venture capitalist. He’s currently the managing partner at Point Nine Capital and has invested in startups like Zendesk and Geckoboard. On The Angel VC, Christoph writes about Internet startups, SaaS, and early-stage investing.
Jason co-founded Weblogs, Inc. and sold it to AOL in 2005. He’s invested in Thumbtack, Uber, Chartbeat, Evernote, Tumblr, and more. On his blog, Jaosn writes about his own startups and ventures, his investments, and startup news and trends.
Elad Gil co-founded Mixer Labs (which was acquired by Twitter) and has invested in Airbnb, Square, Stripe, Pinterest, Zenefits, and more. On his blog, Elad writes about startups trends and startup investing.
Dave McClure is the founding partner of 500 Startups. He used to be on the investment team at Founders Fund and was Director of Marketing at PayPal from 2001 to 2004. On 500 Hats, Dave writes about venture capital and startup advice.
Venture Hacks is a blog run by Babak Nivi and Naval Ravikant. Together they’ve co-founded companies like AngelList and Epinions and invested in companies like Twitter. They write about how to raise venture capital on Venture Hacks.
Bill Gurley has been a General Partner at Benchmark Capital for more than 10 years. Before that, he was a partner at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. On Above the Crowd, Bill writes about startups and venture capital.
Ben Horowitz is a co-founder and general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, one of the world’s leading VC firms. Ben co-founded and led Opsware as its CEO before selling it for $1,600,000,000 to HP. On his blog, Ben writes about management, marketing, startups, VC, and more.
Paul Graham is a co-founder of Y Combinator, which provides seed funding, mentorship, and other services to a large number of startups. He writes about fundraising, management and marketing principles, and tech trends on his website.
Chris Dixon was a co-founder of SiteAdvisor (acquired by McAfee) and a co-founder of Hunch (acquired by eBay). He is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz and has invested in companies like BuzzFeed, Soylent, Stripe, Kickstarter, Warby Parker, Optimizely, Skype, and more. Chris no longer actively writes on his blog, but it still contains more than 100 must-read articles for aspiring startup founders.
David Skok spent 25 years as a serial entrepreneur and during that time he founded four companies and led the turnaround of one other company. Since then, he has been a venture capital partner at Matrix Partners. On his blog, David writes article to help entrepreneurs learn more about the industry.