Resources for Founders Raising Capital

Here is a list of great resources to help you learn about the world of VCs and raising funding.

Fundraising Basics

The Non-Obvious Guide to Fundraising by NFX
Smart Company's Complete Guide to Startup Capital
Stone & Chalk's Capital Raising Guide for Startups
What You Should Know About Early-Stage Venture Capital
Intro to Finance for Founders by
VC Alternative Funding Options by
The Startup Playbook Podcast - Dan Gavel (Black Sheep Capital)
Innovation Bay - Pitch Deck Masterclass (Sam Wong, Blackbird Ventures)
Startup Victoria - Pre-Revenue Valuation
Luna's Startup Incentives & Grants Directory
Rafael Kimberley-Bowen's Crowdfunding in Australia Guide

Fundraising Advanced

Airtree's Open Source VC
Venture Debt: A Legal Guide for Founders by LegalVision
Venture debt, what is it and is it right for you?
Cake Equity's Blog
Birchal's Crowd Sourced Funding in Australia FY20 Report

Really Useful Funding Data

Australian Seed Stage Funding Analysis March 2021 for Founders by Warwick Australian Seed Stage Funding Analysis December 2020 for Founders by Warwick
Australian Early-stage Funding Analysis June 2020 for Founders by Warwick
Victorian Startup Ecosystem Mapping by LaunchVic
Actionable Pre-seed, Seed and Series A Fundraising Research by DocSend

Other Fundraising Websites

LaunchVic's Victorian Startup Ecosystem Tool
Startup Galaxy
Sunday Founders on Diversity
Grant Guru

Investment Notes

A peak inside VC investment decisions

Square Peg
Black Sheep Capital
Full Circle Venture Capital

VC & Fundraising Podcasts

Funded Podcast
The Twenty Minute VC
Open the Pod Bay Doors by Innovation Bay
Launch & Scale (Crowdfunding)
The Startup Playbook
Wild Hearts by Blackbird
Founder Stories by Square Peg
The VC Land Podcast
How I Raised It Podcast

Startup Ecosystem Directories

Cheryl Mack's List of Startup Resources
Garry Visontay's (Right Click Capital) List of Startup Resources
Y Combinator's Resource Library

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