Last Wednesday we held "How to Hack Angel Investing," our first-ever investor education webinar. Given the positive feedback, we'll be doing deeper dives on portions of the material from the webinar on our blog in the coming weeks. In the meantime, we've compiled the reading material we referenced on the webinar in this post to help you learn more about the best practices for startup investing. Stay tuned for more, and enjoy!
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AVC is the blog of renown venture capitalist and Union Square Ventures managing partner Fred Wilson, who’s invested in companies including Zynga, Tumblr, and Twitter. The blog covers startups, tech, and Wilson’s perspective on the venture industry. Read for the insight and perspective of someone who’s been investing in venture since 1986.
This isn’t a read, but for the busy people here who like podcasts for their daily commute or workouts, this is a must. The a16z podcast is released by the eponymous venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, founded by serial entrepreneurs Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz. They have $2.7 billion under management. Listen for discussion and dissection of the cutting-edge trends in tech and startups, often with industry-leading guests.
Our friends at Product Hunt curate a daily digest of the best mobile apps, websites, and hardware projects on the market, along with some of the latest and coolest tech news. They’re also a sister company of Republic, so check them out. Startups will launch their products on the platform – sign up to keep up to date.
Pro Rata is a daily newsletter written by Dan Primos, business editor at Axios. Read Pro Rata to keep up with the latest investment news in venture, and helpful explainers and background along the way.
Term Sheet is a daily curated newsletter of deals and happenings in the venture and private equity space. Follow Term Sheet to keep up to date with deals and trends in private markets, as well as for a curated list of great articles relevant to the space.
Founded by TechCrunch’s "Silicon Valley" editor Connie Loizos, StrictlyVC delivers a daily newsletter covering the world of venture. Follow for an insider’s perspective, highlights from events with industry leaders, and updates on deals in startupland.
CB Insights is a business intelligence platform for investors. They release a weekly newsletter read by 400,000+ people, tracking startups, emerging industries, and their investors and acquirers. CB is used by top VCs and industry leaders. Read their newsletter "Insights" for longer-form analysis of topical issues alongside more current updates.
Product Hunt again – no-spam tech news! Unlike Product Hunt Daily, which focuses more on product releases, Sip tackles the most interesting and important tech stories of the day, from breaking news to profiles on favorite tech products. Read Sip for great context and explainers on the most relevant issues of the day in tech.
This educational article is provided by Republic to help its users understand this area of the market, it should not be construed as investment advice as it is impersonal, disinterested and was produced by Republic for Republic’s users, without remuneration received or expected.
Republic's latest funding round
Republic has announced a $150M Series B round led by Valor Equity Partners. Valor, known for early investments in SpaceX and Tesla, is adding Republic to its portfolio as a bet on the future of private investing and digital assets.