The SheWorx100 Fundraising Reading List

Attendees of the SheWorx100 NYC Summit on April 12th will have the rare opportunity to meaningfully connect with investors in small collaborative breakout sessions. Pick up some actinoable insights and browse through our investors' recommended reading here.

Looking to brush up your skillset?

Venture Deals by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson

It’s the basics, and gives you a leg up on understanding how VCs think. --Mary Liu, BDMI

“Raising Seed Capital” deck by Steve Schlafman

It's one of the most important general presentations for entrepreneurs to understand the climate of funding. --Sumeet Shah, Brand Foundry Ventures

Crossing the Chasm, by Geoffrey A. Moore

It’s a great resource for bringing new tech to market. --Hayden Williams, BBG Ventures

Want to strengthen your mindset?

Your Culture is Your Founder, First Round Review

I think [this] should be read by every single founder, on the importance of culture. --Claire Faulquier, Corigin Ventures

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

This provides a great theoretical framework for how investors think about the world and how entrepreneurs are changing the world. --Andrew Kangpan, FF Capital

Influence, by Robert B. Cialdani

Being an entrepreneur is all about selling (selling to potential users, customers, partners, employees, investors, etc.). Influence is a book about the psychology of persuasion. --Hayden Williams, BBG Ventures

Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman

A fundamental read on behavior and biases. --Mary Liu, BDMI

Need general wisdom?

The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet, by Benjamin Hoff

A great intro to Taoism, very helpful teachings when s**t is hitting the fan. --Matt Kaliski, Rubicon VC

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams

It’s just a great book. --Lucy Wang, Greycroft

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