Pitching Hacks is here. The PDF is $29 and you can download it immediately. 83 pages. Buy it here. Fuck that, it’s free.


We’ve raised $100 million for startups like Epinions, invested another $20 million in companies like Twitter, and advised many others. Pitching Hacks shows you how to apply the simple lessons we’ve learned along the way. Check out these samples:

Table of Contents
Why do I need an introduction?
Can I get investors to sign an NDA?

Many successful investors and entrepreneurs like Marc Andreessen, David Cowan, and Brad Feld have generously contributed passages sprinkled throughout this weighty tome.

Many of the ideas in Pitching Hacks first appeared on this blog — that was our first draft. Thanks to your feedback, we’ve written this book — a second draft. Please send us more feedback — so the next revision is even better. You can always reach us at team@venturehacks.com.


Thanks to the beta testers who paid to give us amazing feedback (check your inbox for a revised copy!). They made the book much better. Here are some of their (unsolicited) testimonials:

“Your first stop if raising money!” – Adam Smith, Xobni

“Almost every sentence in Pitching Hacks is a valuable nugget. I thought the book was *awesome*, and definitely up to the high standard of quality that you’ve already established in your blog.” – Travis Leleu, Industrial Interface

“Pitching Hacks is amazing, just packed with great practical advice. A must-read if you’re even thinking of raising money.” – Luke Groesbeck, JobAlchemist

“I loved the book!  I suppose it should be no surprise that a book about articulating ideas clearly and concisely, has managed to clearly and concisely articulate its ideas.” – Aaron Iba, EtherPad

“I really truly liked the book. Entertaining and informative read. Can’t say that about a lot of business-related books.” – Yokum Taku, Wilson Sonsini

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  • Jonathan Grubb

    I’ve never purchase a PDF book but I’m going to get this one right now, and my guess is that I’ll be recommending it to everyone who asks me for fundraising advice. Nivi’s advice is always concise and solid.