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List Rules Only books on venture capital and anything having to do with venture capital

A list of the best books on venture capital. Funding is necessary to starting any business. Venture capital by defintion is financial capital provided to early-stage, high-potential, high risk, growth startup companies. The venture capital (or venture capitalist) fund makes money by owning equity in the companies it invests in, which usually have a novel technology or business model in high technology industries, such as biotechnology, IT and software. For many up-and-coming companies, venture capital is a way for them to raise the important funds necessary in order to get their small business going. The books on this list will help any budding start-up company get a handle on venture capital. These books can offer anything from advice on how to raise money to stories on how other companies were able to raise funds to the proper approach when dealing with venture capital.

There a number of books on this list that are considered some of the best on the topic of venture capital. Fundamentals of Venture Capital, Smarter Ventures and Raising Venture Capital for the Serious Entrepreneur are all popular examples of reading material that people use when researching VC. There are other books, like The Facebook Effect and Barbarians at the Gate that provide a much different perspective. If you're looking to raise money via venture capital, then these are must-reads.

On this list of the best books on venture capital, there are many different types of books you can read to get a further understanding of the topic. Whatever book you choose to read from this list, you really can't go wrong, especially if in the end, it helps you fund your start-up. That's what counts in the end, right?
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Fundamentals of Venture Capita... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Smarter Ventures is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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The Business of Venture Capita... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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The Art of the Start is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital
The Art of the Start Guy Kawasaki

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Angels, Dragons and Vultures is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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The Venture Capital Legal Hand... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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The One Minute Millionaire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital
The One Minute Millionaire Mark Victor Hansen, Robert Allen

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Venture Capital is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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I'm Feeling Lucky is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Term Sheets & Valuations - A L... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Raising Venture Capital for th... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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The Four Steps to the Epiphany is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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The Facebook Effect is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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The Startup Game is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

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Mastering the VC Game is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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The Founder's Dilemmas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Management Best Practices for ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Venture Deals is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital
Venture Deals Brad feld & Jason mendelson

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Creative Capital: Georges Dori... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Venture Capital Investing is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Entrepreneurs Guide to Raising... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Venture Capital and Private Eq... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Barbarians at the Gate: The Fa... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Crossing the Chasm is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital
Crossing the Chasm Geoffrey Moore

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The venture capital cycle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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How a Venture Capital Fund Ope... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital

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Inside Secrets to Venture Capi... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital
Inside Secrets to Venture Capital Dee Power, Brian Hill

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The Ways of the VC is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital
The Ways of the VC Inside Minds

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Venture Capital Best Practices is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books on Venture Capital