Venture Hacks Bible by Babak Nivi et al. [PDF/iPad/Kindle]
The Venture Hacks Bible
The Venture Hacks Bible
The Venture Hacks Bible

Last updated on 2012-05-24

About the Book

The Venture Hacks Blog: Good advice for startups. 31,000 subscribers and growing.

The Venture Hacks Bible: 1000 pages, and growing. PDF. Constantly updated. $19.

Some Reviews of Venture Hacks...

The Venture Hacks Bible “My feedback is that as a founder in the trenches, no question all 908 pages will get read, referenced, covered in tears, and slept on 1000 times over. Now i dont have to bust the laptop at SFO. Fired up on just about everything you guys have going on.” – Josh Vickers, Founder, Task Squid Venture Hacks

“Excellent stuff!” Evan Williams, Founder of Blogger andTwitter “A fantastic blog… I heartily suggest entrepreneurs thinking about taking venture money read it.” James Hong, Founder of Hot or Not “Smart entrepreneurs continuing to add to the demystification of the term sheet.” Brad Feld, Managing Director at Foundry Group

What Do You Get?

When you buy Babak Nivi and Naval Ravikant'sThe Venture Hacks Bible, you get a PDF of the entire Venture Hacks blog. It's currently 1000 pages, and it's growing since we're constantly updating the PDF. You can read all those posts freely online right now; however, it's more pleasant to read them as a PDF.

New PDF versions will be produced every month, and previous purchasers will automatically be sent download links when the book is updated...

Read the Venture Hacks Blog

The Venture Hacks Blog is the source of the material in The Venture Hacks Bible. You can go there and read the entire archive online, for free.

About the Venture Hacks Authors

We’re Nivi (bio) and Naval (bio). We’ve founded companies like Epinions; invested $20M in companies like Twitter; helped start companies backed by Sequoia, Benchmark, Kleiner Perkins, and Atlas; and advised many others.

We’re students of life and Venture Hacks shares the best startup advice we’ve got.


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About the Authors

Babak Nivi
Babak Nivi

I'm Babak "Nivi" Nivi — currently a founder of Venture Hacks and an advisor to startups backed by Sequoia, Benchmark, Bessemer, etc. My full bio is at LinkedIn.

You can contact me at nivi at alum dot mit dot edu.

You can find recent info about me at:

Venture Hacks (my company and blog)Venture Hacks TwitterLinkedIn (my bio)Facebook

Naval Ravikant
Naval Ravikant

I am an entrepreneur and angel investor, a co-author of Venture Hacks, and a co-maintainer of AngelList. Previously I was a co-founder at Genoa Corp (acquired by Finisar), (IPO via, and (largest white-label classifieds marketplace). I’ve also advised, iPivot, and XFire, among others, and invested in many companies, including Twitter, FourSquare, DocVerse (sold to Google), Mixer Labs (sold to Twitter), Jambool (Social Gold), SnapLogic, PlanCast, Stack Overflow, Heyzap, and Disqus.

If you would like to contact me about investing in your company, please use AngelList to reach me.

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