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#BreakIntoVC: How to Break Into Venture Capital And Think Like an Investor Whether You're a Student, Entrepreneur or Working Professional (Venture Capital Guidebook Book 1)

3.65  ·  Rating details ·  238 ratings  ·  22 reviews
If you are interested in habits to develop the investor mindset then grab a copy today before the price goes up.

#BreakIntoVC: How to Break Into Venture Capital And Think Like an Investor gives you the insight to understand technology investing without endlessly scouring the internet or having access to the top venture firms in the industry.

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Kindle Edition, 170 pages
Published March 27th 2017 by BM Publishing
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Eduardo Menezes
Dec 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Antes de ler a versão e-book do #BreakIntoVC, chequei as avaliações de outros colegas acerca do mesmo. Notei que as críticas giravam em torno da suposta simplicidade excessiva do conteúdo. Porém, é preciso lembrar que o livro foi escrito com objetivo de ser um guia rápido para estudantes de cursos diversos, curiosos em entender o mercado de Venture Capital e que cogitam experimentar um estágio na área. Nesse contexto, o livro cumpre bem seu propósito ao diferenciar Venture Capital de Private ...more
Seth Davis
Aug 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
The book was a pretty good walk through what you should be thinking about for VC. It does skew a bit toward college grads, but I thought the refresher was still useful if you are interested in the space.

The audio version of this book has some definite issues. There seems to have been a lot of voice over re-editing and they forgot to edit out a part where the narrator is speaking to the producer.
Diego Leal
May 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book provides a detailed explanation about this exciting industry and possible ways to get a job with a venture capital firm.
Daniel Flórido
Jan 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
É uma ótima introdução ao assunto. Se você está interessado em saber mais sobre o mercado de VC e se você não tem nenhuma base anterior esse livro é um ótimo guia inicial. É claro que ele não te dará tudo o que você precisa, mas serve como bom incentivo para começar a ler livros mais profundos sobre o tema. Alem disso, se você quer começar a trabalhar nesse ramo como um estagiário, esse livro é um ótimo guia de consulta para se preparar para tal carreira.
Kevin Wei
Jul 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
#BreakIntoVC is a fantastic introduction into the world of venture capital and tech finance. Written not just for aspiring investors but also for entrepreneurs and startup founders, #BreakIntoVC explains in broad strokes basic accounting principles, financial modelling, the venture capital process and mindset, and (naturally) how to break into VC. While the quantitative sections are geared towards interviewing for venture capital positions and are thus not too detailed, Miles offers enough ...more
GraceZhx
Nov 04, 2019 rated it did not like it
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Outdoors Nerd
Dec 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Perfect For Students and Professionals

A rare resource for those in and aspiring to work in Venture Capital. This is part text book and part inspirational introduction.

The author’s companion website is surprisingly unloved and would normally lose a star because the book’s content is quite high level (it is always good to go back to basics when studying); however it also includes a wealth of third party links and resources to go much deeper.
David Jaramillo
Jul 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
Super accessible, very easy to read, and overall informative. I would have enjoyed a more rigorous analysis in some parts (valuation, more on the math behind venture returns) and more structure to the book. However, I do realize that data is limited so going in more detail might not be valid.
Brian
May 06, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2017-18
If you are thinking about getting a job in venture capital, or know nothing about the industry and want a basic idea, then this light read is a reasonable introduction. However, if you really want to know about how things work properly there are much better books out there.
Camilo Colorado
Feb 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Really good primer on breaking into Venture Capital. I learned a lot of fundamental ideas in this concise book. Not a very in-depth look at the art of VC, such as "The Business of Venture Capital," but a good start nonetheless.
Izan Coomonte
Dec 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: business
Great book to introduce yourself into the Venture Capital world. Easy to read and to the point. Includes interviews, key accounting knowledge that you should be familiar with and some tips on how to break into VC! Highly recommended!
Thirumurugan
May 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Guide for aspiring Investment Professionals

A wonderful read.It summaries the industry and it's expectations. I liked the most from interviews from other investment professionals.It made to see the holistic picture for getting into this industry.
Korey
Jul 11, 2017 rated it liked it
Valuable for an undergrad seeking a job in VC. Targeted market of course. For anyone else...it's a copy & paste definition overview. There were a few tidbits around valuation that I hadn't seen before. Overall a mediocre, quick read.
Omar M. Khateeb
Mar 06, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's really the first book of its kind. #BreakintoVC is a concise yet complete guide to gain a straightforward understanding of venture capital fundamentals.
Ken Hamner
Aug 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is a must read for grad students who want to get into venture capital. Very thorough and helpful. I’ll be recommending this to my students for sure.
Franti  Saúl Huamán Mera
if you want to do a career into Venture Capitalist market. This is your book.
Brian Lee
Jul 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Quick read on flight - informative
Mudit Goyal
Dec 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
Very well written and concise
Michael Dubakov
Aug 07, 2019 rated it liked it
So many short chunks of text that are loosely coupled. Overall you don't have a feeling of a book, but twitter-storm. Content is OK, nothing fancy. Examples are poor and not very realistic.
Marius Ciuzelis
Apr 22, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: kindle, investments
A book is good for the ones who want to start their career in VC area. It’s a kind of a kind of a guide how to prepare for the interview, what to expect, what to know to impress etc
Shriram Natarajan
Mar 04, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bite sized nuggets of topics... good to brush up on
Yi-Jia
Nov 15, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Detailed, informative book with plenty of good tips and advice for aspiring VCs or entrepreneurs wanting to learn more about VCs and what they look for when hiring.
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