Below, see what readers are saying in reviews of this venture capital book. Quotes from students, VCs and educators.

Quick Quotes

exceptional job presenting the many interlocking concepts

great primer to the topic of Venture Capital

avoids the usual trappings of overly theoretical explanations

great job effectively summarizing very complex concepts

demystifies crucial VC concepts that I’d previously felt incapable of grasping

“should be the first book you buy on venture capital”

Praise from VCs and Educators

“After a decade of fronting a band and then more than a decade running a spectacular VC educational program, Patrick brings an educator’s perspective and an entertainer’s sensibilities to his overview of venture capital. VC Strategy will help anyone new to the industry understand how to think like a VC.”

Jason Mendelson, Foundry Group, co-author of Venture Deals: Be Smarter than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist

“Patrick  lays out important concepts and insights in an easy to understand and digest form. As he clearly articulates in the book, the way that venture capitalists think is valuable to anyone in business.”

John F. Clarke, Dean of Graduate Programs, Tulane University

“Well organized, clearly articulated, this volume spans the gamut from beginner’s overview to expert’s guidebook. Venture Capital has never been more important, and this volume could not have been more timely.”

Jerome Engel, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business, Venture Capital Executive Program