Mike Maples Jr
Host Mike Maples Jr from venture capital firm FLOODGATE offers lessons from the startup super performers—BEFORE they were successful—featuring interviews with some of Silicon Valley’s most legendary entrepreneurs and thought leaders, including Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, Nextdoor co-founder Sarah Leary, Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Kreiger, and more.
Andrew is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz and previously led Rider Growth teams at Uber. His blog covers mobile, metrics, and growth.
Sam from Y Combinator wrote this handy Startup Playbook for people new to the world of startups.
Tomasz writes daily, data-driven blog posts about key questions facing startups.
Ben is a serial entrepreneur and a cofounder and general partner of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
TechCrunch is widely regarded as the leading online publisher of startup and technology industry news.
Hacker News is a social news website focusing on computer science and entrepreneurship. It is run by Paul Graham's investment fund and startup incubator, Y Combinator.
Dharmesh is a serial entrepreneur and currently the cofounder and CTO of HubSpot. On Startups has some seriously useful info for founders.
Mark sold his last company to Salesforce and is an entrepreneur turned VC. His blog provides useful lessons for founders and covers entrepreneurship and tech news.
David Skok is a five time entrepreneur and VC and his blog forEntrepreneurs offers in-depth, tactical advice on the key issues founders face.
Paul is a cofounder of Y Combinator and the essays on his blog are a must read for every entrepreneur.
Expert interviews, mini execution plans, and intimate behind-the-scenes secrets from Porterield's biggest launches.
On each episode of the podcast, Sophia interviews boundary-pushing women who've made their mark—eschewing polite conversation and extracting solid advice from the lessons they've learned along the way.
Mike Taber & Rob Walling
The podcast that helps developers be awesome at launching software products.
John Leed Dumas
Dumas begins his podcasts by asking his guests about their biggest failures. From there, they discuss their Aha! moments. Since launching he has spoken with over 700 entrepreneurs.
Each episode, Ferriss deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, sports, business, art, etc.) to extract the tactics, tools, and routines you can use. This includes favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and much more.
Weekly interviews and talks with startup founders, influencers and entrepreneurs.
Y Combinator & Stanford
Sam Altman and the folks from Y Combinator offer up an amazing course in "How To Start A Startup" at Stanford. Course includes lectures from: Sam Altman, Dustin Moskovitz, Paul Graham, Adora Cheung, Peter Thiel and many more.
Lizelle van Vuuren & Krista Morgan
The Women Who Startup Radio podcast celebrates, connects, and empowers women who startup, women founders, women who code, women in tech and women entrepreneurs.
Female Founder Stories is a collection of interviews with some of Y Combinator’s female alumni. Learn about things like how they got started, their experience at Y Combinator, their experience as female founders, and what they wish they'd known when they were younger.
From early-stage VC NextView Ventures, Traction is a show about all the creative, clever, unusual, and downright brilliant ways entrepreneurs scrap their way to early results.
Ebay / Gimlet Creative
Learn about building a business from the ground up (NB: this series is discontinued).
Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.
Masters of Scale is an original podcast hosted by LinkedIn Co-Founder and Greylock Partner Reid Hoffman showing how companies grow from zero to a gazillion.
A great Aussie podcast series where Rohit interviews successful entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts on how they got started, the strategies they used to succeed and their advice to current and future entrepreneurs.
Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson
Venture Deals provides entrepreneurs and startup owners with a definitive reference for understanding venture capital funding. More than an overview of the process, this book delves into the details of the term sheet, the players, the negotiations, the legalities, and more, including what not to do.
Rand Fishkin, the founder and former CEO of Moz, reveals how traditional Silicon Valley "wisdom" leads far too many startups astray, with the transparency and humour that his hundreds of thousands of blog readers have come to love.
Sherry Walling and Rob Walling
Running a business is hard. It can ruin your health. It can ruin your relationships. It can ruin your life. But only if you don’t equip yourself for the journey. Learn how to stay sane, keep your s**t together, and ensure both you and your business thrive for years.
Rajat Bhargava and Will Herman
Featuring proven and repeatable tactics for refining your idea, team-building, raising money, developing a product or service, and more, this book is the essential guide containing everything you need to know as you take the journey from idea to successful startup.
Steve Blank and Bob Dorf
The Startup Owner's Manual walks you, step-by-step, through the tested and proven Customer Development process created by startup expert Steve Blank, unlocking the secrets to building a successful, scalable company.
Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.
Talking to customers is one of the foundational skills of both Customer Development and Lean Startup. We all know we're supposed to do it, but it's hard to do it right. This book is going to show you how customer conversations go wrong and how you can do better.
This book offers practical advice and techniques for how to get out of a mental rut and make life more rewarding.
Entrepreneurs and leaders face big questions every day: What’s the most important place to focus your effort, and how do you start? From three partners at Google Ventures, Sprint offers a unique five-day process for solving tough business problems.
Superbosses shows the incredible impact that great managers can have, both on their employees and on entire industries.
Pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth takes us on an eye-opening journey to discover the true qualities that lead to outstanding achievement.
You've talked to customers. You've identified problems that need solving, and maybe even built a minimum viable product. But now there's a second bridge to cross. How do you tell whether your idea represents a viable business? Scaling Lean offers an invaluable blueprint for modelling startup success.
Peter Thiel and Blake Masters
Every new creation goes from 0 to 1. This book is about how to get there. Peter Thiel has built multiple breakthrough companies, and Zero to One shows how.
We’re building more products than ever before, but most of them fail—not because we waste time, money, and effort building the wrong product. Running Lean outlines a systematic process for quickly vetting product ideas and raising our odds of success.
Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers essential advice on building and running a startup.
Jeff is a 2x entrepreneur, Harvard Business School Lecturer, and general partner at Flybridge Capital Partners. He writes about trends and developments in the startup community.
The Turnaround is a series of stories about the companies who almost had to shutter their doors, but managed to launch an epic turnaround.
Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days is a collection of interviews with founders of famous technology companies about what happened in the very earliest days.
Pretotype It: Make sure you are building the right 'it' before you build 'it' right. In this book, Alberto Savoia, a successful Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur, angel investor and former Google Engineering Director and Innovation Agitator, introduces the basic principles and tools of pretotyping along with many examples.