Identifying Funders

8 Things You Need to Know About Raising Venture Capital

The Venture Capital Aptitude Test (VCAT)


Aspen Capital Fund

Black Founders

Calvert Foundation

Kapor Capital

Miller Lite Tap The Future Business Plan Contest

Opportunity Funding Corporation

Power Moves

Wells Fargo

Minority Business Development Agency


Bullpen Capital

500 Startups Black and Latino Microfund

Collaborative Fund

Intel Capital

Hilltop Microfinance Initiative

QueensBridge Venture Partners

A Centralized Resource for All Information on Seed Accelerators and the Companies That Have Gone Through Them

Starting With Valuation

Want to Know How VC’s Calculate Valuation Differently From Founders?

Understanding Convertible Notes

Raising Capital: This is the Advice We Give Our Founders

The Median Level of Founder Ownership at Exit

Cap Tables 101: The Startup’s Guide to Cap Table Management

Ten Questions Every Founder Should Ask Before Raising Venture Debt

Seed Stage Valuation Guide

An Inside Look at How a VC Evaluates Startups

How to Calculate a Return on Investment

A Guide to Seed Fundraising

Fundraising Advice for YC Companies

How Much Should I Raise in My Angel Round? How Should I Spend It?

What Founders Need to Know: You Were Funded for a Liquidity Event – Start Looking

All Revenue Is Not Created Equal: the Keys to the 10x Revenue Club

Equity Investment Simulation: Illustrating Dilution (β)

Understanding How Dilution Affects You at a Startup

Glossary: Startup and Venture Capital Terms You Should Know

Risk Ratio, Comparables, and Cash Flow Analysis

How to Explain Cash Flow to Your Stakeholders

The Ins and Outs of Cash Flow Statements


Granting Equity and Stock Options

Co-Founder Equity Calculator

The Right Way to Grant Equity to Your Employees

Employee Equity: Advice, Dilution, and Spreadsheets

How to Read a Financial Report

Cash Flow Statement

Advice, Lessons, and Tips From GV Partners and Our Community of Entrepreneurs