Reviews

  • "Worth far more than its cover price ... I wish I’d had it available to me when I was first looking for startup funding"

    ERIC RIES, bestselling author of tHE LEAN STARTUP and THE STARTUP WAY, from the foreword
  • "

    As someone who helped a small company become a huge, valuable company, I know firsthand
    the power of the startup ecosystem and entrepreneurship. This is the definitive book on navigating VC as part of that

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    ERIC SCHMIDT, former executive chairman and CEO, Google; technical advisor, Alphabet Inc
  • "I’ve observed thousands of founders and thought a lot about what it takes to create something important and to achieve outlier success. Kupor’s book takes founders who want to do both through everything from how VCs raise money and evaluate deals, to how to think about term sheets and set up boards. It’s a valuable resource for any founder who wants to work with VCs"

    SAM ALTMAN, partner and president, Y Combinator; cofounder, OpenAI
  • "Secrets of Sand Hill Road is the definitive guide to how to engage the VC community, including governance and other best practices, in a startup’s journey to a successful public company"

    ADENA FRIEDMAN, president and CEO, Nasdaq; former managing director and CFO, The Carlyle Group
  • "From acquiring startups, to leading a company, to working to select the next leader of an iconic company, I’ve seen it all. It’s become clear to me that startups drive the kind of innovation that big companies can’t easily do. Secrets of Sand Hill Road provides a useful overview for the next generation of leaders seeking to start such companies"

    JOHN W. THOMPSON, chairman, Microsoft; former CEO, Symantec