This is a list of essays and blog posts related to startups, venture capital, and tech. We've curated the list to include posts directly related to students.
Both Sides of the Table
How to Make Pittsburgh a Startup Hub
Discusses what a city needs to become a startup hub.
Before the Startup
What you need before actually starting a startup. And, why you probably shouldn't start a startup while in school.
How to Get Startup Ideas
Discusses how to come up with good startup ideas.
How should you spend college?
Want to Start a Startup?
Starting a startup.
What You'll Wish You'd Known
What We Look for in Founders
What does YC look for in founders?
How To Be Successful
Sam's advice for how to be successful.
How to generate startup ideas.
Why hard startups can be good.
Startup advice, briefly
Non-technical founder? Learn to hack
Startups, Role Models, Risks, and Y Combinator
Climbing the wrong hill
Do what you actually want to do.
What Doesn't Seem Like Work?
Find something you enjoy doing.
Do Things That Don't Scale
Career and Resume Advice: Student Edition
Ryan Choi (YC)
Ryan runs YC's Work at a Startup program.
Startup Advice for Potential Founders
Daniel Gross (YC)
Daniel and Craig Cannon talk for YC Office Hours.
A Letter to College Students
Advice for students.
YC's Essential Startup Advice
Michael Seibel | Geoff Ralston
How to Find a Co-Founder in College
Want to find a co-founder while in college? Read this.
The Ultimate Guide to Finding a Startup Job
Getting a job at a startup out of school.
Student Venture Capital Programs
Guide to student VC programs
College and Entrepreneurship
Drop out of school? Maybe not.
One Thing You Don't Need To Be An Entrepreneur: A College Degree
Drop out of school? Maybe.
A Student's Guide to Startups
This is a goldmine.
10X Your Career: First Principles For Outsized Success
Advice on what to focus on early in your career.