Suggested Reading

A great collection of Lean Startup tools and resources from our friends at Pollenizer:

http://pollenizer.com/tools

A nice discussion about considerations of differing models for Biotech companies:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucebooth/2012/03/27/virtues-of-differing-biotech-worldviews/

An awesome video about creating a start-up… one hour long but well worth the time:

http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/e360tv/honest-advice-on-starting-a-company-entire-talk–mark-suster-serial-entrepreneur-437.aspx

here is an iPad ready version (thanks to Andrew Ellerton): http://ecorner.stanford.edu/authorMaterialInfo.html?mid=2516

A list of 50 excellent blog posts to read before raising capital:

http://jonbischke.com/2009/11/08/raising-capital-the-50-or-so-things-you-should-read-first/

Great list of tech related start-up and VC reading:

http://ycombinator.com/lib.html

Excellent suggestions on making a pitch and executive summary:

http://www.garage.com/resources/index.shtml

Great sample pitch (needs some financials/forecasts though 😉 )

http://www.pollenizer.com/universal-startup-pitch-deck/

Regular blog posts on start-up funding plus lots of searchable older posts:

http://venturehacks.com/

Excellent guide on preparing for and pitching to a VC:

http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com/pitching-a-vc

Getting your pitch in order:

http://www.pollenizer.com/100-cups-of-coffee-to-refine-your-startup-pitch/

Australian developed Innovation Toolbox for new innovative companies:

http://www.innovationtoolbox.com.au/

Very useful guide on Stocks (shares) and Options:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/55945011/Intro-to-Stock-and-Options

Starting a SaaS company (or growing one) – review and read the publishers linked on this post:

http://christophjanz.blogspot.com.au/2015/01/whats-table-stakes-in-saas-anno-2015.html