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The Best Articles in Venture Capital

The most useful articles in Venture Capital from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Venture Capital Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved in Venture Capital by Refind users.

  1. The World Is Run By People No Smarter Than You
  2. Betting on Things That Never Change
  3. Web3 is Bullshit
  4. Building American Dynamism
  5. How to build a breakthrough

Videos

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Short Articles

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Long Articles

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Podcasts

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Thought Leaders

We monitor hundreds of thought leaders, influencers, and newsletters in Venture Capital, including:

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Ryan Hoover

Founder of @ProductHunt. Investor at @WeekendFund. Writing about fun(d) stuff at http://signatureblock.co with @vedikaja_in. Say hi! 👋🏼

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Mark Suster

2x entrepreneur. Sold both companies (last to @salesforce). Now @UpfrontVC looking to invest in passionate entrepreneurs.

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Bill Gurley

VC @benchmark, Investor: @grubhub, @zillow, @uber, @stitchfix, @nextdoor, @glassdoor, @goodeggs, @hacker0x01, @solvhealth, @roverdotcom, @instawork

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OM

Partner emeritus @Trueventures I was a reporter once. I write about tech @ http://om.co My Tumblr: http://Om.blog. Subscribe to my FREE Newsletter: http://om.co/newsletters/

Publications

We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Venture Capital, including:

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a16z

we invest in software eating the world http://a16z.com/portfolio/ http://a16z.com/podcasts/

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Packy McCormick

Boyboss @ Not Boring: http://notboring.co || Not Boring Capital || Advisor @a16z crypto

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Scott Galloway

Product of big government @ucla @ucberkeley | Prof Marketing @NYUStern | Right of Center-Left | #ProfGPod @PivotPod | Strategy Sprint http://section4.com

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Tomasz Tunguz

Venture capitalist. Student of Startups. Author of Winning with Data http://amzn.to/1UQAMSr. Author of http://tomtunguz.com

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avc

This is the Twitter account for the blog AVC.

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  1. We monitor 10k+ sources and 1k+ thought leaders on hundreds of topics—publications, blogs, news sites, newsletters, Substack, Medium, Twitter, etc.
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Which sources does Refind monitor in Venture Capital?

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