Documentary on the creation of the US venture capital industry.
Secret History of Silicon Valley
Talk on the creation of Silicon Valley, as an entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The Money Man
Forbes article from 1-nov-68 on the rise of Arthur Rock, VC’s founding father.
US VC genealogy
Mapping of VC firms, their founders, and some of their most interesting investments.
Public to Private Equity
A multi-decade look at public equities, buyouts, and venture capital in the U.S.
The Men Who Built America
Miniseries on how the industrial innovations of Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, Carnegie, Morgan, and Ford built the first American business empires.
West Coast Venture Capital
Chart mapping 25 years of the people and companies that set the modern venture capital industry.
1-pager on where/how to play. 1-pager on risks involved.
Start a company? If you need inspiring words, you should not do it.
Breaking into VC
A 2-pager explaining some of the key value-add skills of a VC.
The official collection for Stanford’s CS183C: Technology-enabled Blitzscaling.
A step by step model to show the effect of the power law in venture portfolio construction.
Cost of missing a winning deal
AngelList data shows superior performance by someone who blindly invests in every credible deal.
A manual that communicates the importance, variety, and complexity of network effects.
A paper offering one of the first formal-description on the acqui-hire phenomenon.