Venture Capital plays a crucial role in fueling the innovation-driven businesses (IDE startups) that drive economic growth. Entrepreneurship has long been associated with growth, and research suggests that IDEs may be responsible for most of the relationship. With venture capital fundamental to financing IDEs, VC plays an important role in macroeconomic performance and raising our standards of living.
Venture Forward’s work revolves around four key areas of focus:
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Data & Research
- History of the Industry
We curate the readings and educational resources presented here to align with one or more of these areas of focus.
With the start of the seventh VC University ONLINE cohort, we highlight the talented June 2021 scholarship recipients.
In this article, Why Institutional Investors Should Double Down on VC, Dan Malven of 4490 Ventures summarizes the findings of a working paper, “Has Persistence Persisted in Private Equity? Evidence […]
We prioritize resources that provide actionable guidance and strategies, rigorous data and analysis, or durable information, as opposed to opinion pieces or commentary on contemporaneous events. This is not an exhaustive list of readings, commentary, or educational resources available on venture capital, but rather, one focused on our areas of focus and on providing meaningful, long-term value.
If you have a suggestion for reading material or educational resources that meets our criteria, please reach out to Rhianon Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.