How to Use Our Website

The greatest technology investors’ advice for entrepreneurs

There are 2 ways to access content covering over 50 important topics by some 30 technology investors: topic or investor. 

1- HOW TO ACCESS BY TOPIC

Simply click on a topic under the pull down folder of one of the 7 general subject headings across the top of the page.  There you will see what our investors have to say on that topic. 

Example:  To learn what investors say about Burn Rate, click on the Fundamentals pull down folder and then click on the page Burn Rate for investors’ blog posts on Burn Rate. (The page Burn Rate can also be accessed under the Raising Capital pull down folder.) There you will first see a list of 6 blog post titles including those by Bill Gross, Idealab and Fred Wilson, Union Square Ventures.  From there scroll down the page to find the specific post you’re interested in.  Each post includes the original source document for further reference.  Below each post are the specific topics (i.e., categories) relating to that post.

2- HOW TO ACCESS BY INVESTOR

Click on an investor’s page under either the pull down folder Investors A-H or Investors I-Z, based on the first letter of the investor’s last name.  There you will see what the investor has to say on various topics.  

Example:  To learn what Reid Hoffman Greylock says about various topics,  click on the Investors A - H pull down folder and then click on Reid Hoffman’s page.  There you will first see a list of his 10 blog post titles.  From there scroll down the page to find the specific post you’re interested in.  Each post includes the original source document for further reference.  Below each post are the specific topics (i.e., categories) relating to that post.

Also you can visit the page called Topics & Investors under this same pull down folder (About VCEssence) for a complete list of topics by subject heading as well as investors.