The Startup Playbook

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Educational content


Medium (several blogs on this platform) – Medium is a place to read, write, and interact with the stories that matter most to you

Google Ventures Library – Advice, lessons, and tips from GV partners and our community of entrepreneurs.

Sam Altman’s Blog – Sam Altman is an entrepreneur, programmer, venture capitalist and blogger. He is the president of Y Combinator.

Both Sides Of The Table – Mark Suster is a 2x entrepreneur turned VC. He is a partner at Upfront Ventures, focused on early-stage technology companies.

Tomasz Tunguz Blog – Tomasz is a partner at Redpoint and write daily, data-driven blog posts about key questions facing startups including how to fund raise, startup benchmarks, management best practices and team building

Podcast/ Video

Startup Podcast – StartUp is a podcast series about what happens when someone who knows nothing about business starts one.

This Week In Startups – Tech entrepreneur Jason Calacanis hosts discussion of the startup news that matters.

The Tim Ferris Show – In each episode, Tim 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.

The #AskGaryVeeShow – You ask questions, Gary Vaynerchuck will try to answer them.

Startup Grind Videos – Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs.


Zero To One – Legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how to build a great business—and a better future.

The Lean Startup – How today’s entrepreneurs use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

The Hard Thing About Hard Things – Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers.

Running Lean – How to Iterate from Plan A to a plan that works.

Start With Why – A book for those who want to inspire others and for those who want to find someone to inspire them.