Across college campuses everywhere, more and more students are enticed to pursue their passion and start their own business. However, the question often asked is “where do I start?” Here is a “one-stop shop” of great resources ranging from starting a business to raising capital to angel investors. In addition, there is access to Pomona investors/angels/start-up mentors along with Pomona students/alum who are currently on the entrepreneur path who can share their experiences.

PV Partners

PV "Sages" 

(Investors, Angels, and Start-up Mentors)

Angel Investors


VC Firms


Start-up Books

  • Lean Startup — Eric Ries (2011)

  • Rework — Jason Fried & David Heinemeir Hansson (2010)

  • The Art of the Start – Guy Kawasaki (2004)

  • The Hard Things about Hard Things — Ben Horowitz (2014)

  • The 10% Entrepreneur: Live your Startup Dream Without Quitting your Day Job – Patrick McGinnis (2016)

  • The Innovator's Dilemma — Clayton M. Christensen (1997)

  • Fundamentals of Venture Capital — Joseph Bartlett (1999)

  • Angel Investing — David Rose (2014)

  • Confessions of a Venture Capitalist — Ruthann Quindlen (2000)

  • How to Start a Startup –Stanford (podcast on iTunes U)




Other Resources