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.

Venture Capitalist and Angel Investor Blogs

Hunter Walk

Hunter Walk led consumer product management at Youtube and joined Google in 2003. He is currently a Partner at Homebrew, which is a seed stage fund he co-founded. On his blog, Hunter writes about startup advice, venture capital, and other topics that interest him.

The Barefoot VC

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.

The Angel 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.

BerlinVC

Ciarán O’Leary is a partner at BlueYard in Berlin, Germany. On his blog, he writes about the Berlin tech ecosystem, venture capital, and startup advice.

Jason Calacanis’s Blog

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’s Blog

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.

Redeye VC

Josh Kopelman is the co-founder of First Round Capital and a partner at the firm. On his blog he writes about venture capital, Philly tech, and advice for startup founders.

500 Hats

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

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.

Feld Thoughts

Brad Feld is a co-founder of Techstars and a co-founder of Foundry Group. Prior to his work with Techstars and Foundry Group, Brad co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and founded Intensity Ventures. He writes about tech, venture capital, startups, books, and more on Feld Thoughts.

Bill Gurley’s Above the Crowd

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’s Blog

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.

First Round Review

First Round Review is a publication from the team at First Round Capital dedicated to teaching entrepreneurs how to be better at their jobs. First Round Capital has invested in startups like Birchbox, Warby Parker, Square, Uber, and more.

Paul Graham’s Essays

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.

Tomasz Tunguz

Tom Tunguz is a partner at Redpoint Ventures where he invests in Series A and Series B SaaS companies. He writes daily on his blog about how to fund raise, startup benchmarks, management best practices and team building.

Chris Dixon

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.

For Entrepreneurs from David Skok

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.

Fred Destin’s Open Source Venture Capital

Fred Destin has been in VC for 15 years. He’s been a partner at Accel since September 2014 and has invested in Pillpack, Deliveroo, and KnCMiner during that time. He writes about venture capital and tech trends on his blog.

Fred Wilson’s AVC

Fred Wilson has been a VC since 1986. He is a managing partner at Union Square Ventures and has invested in successful tech startups like Twitter, Tumblr, Zynga, LendingClub, and more. Fred writes about VC, tech, management, and more on his blog almost every day.