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Need to Raise Money for Your Startup? This Book Might Be For You. In this video, Entrepreneur.com contributor John Rampton talks about a book that explains a topic that's very important to serious business owners: raising money.

By Jason Fell

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No matter what stage in your entrepreneurial journey, one great way to improve your startup game is by reading great books. Entrepreneur.com contributor John Rampton recently outlined a handful of must-read books in his recent article called "14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14."

In this video, we chat with Rampton about one more book entrepreneurs need to read. It's called Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist (Wiley, 2012) by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson. Why is it a must-read? It simplifies and explains a topic that's very close to the serious entrepreneur: raising money.

"These guys [Feld and Mendelson] have been through a lot of venture deals, raised a lot of money and helped a lot of entrepreneurs," Rampton says. "The book breaks down the types of money an entrepreneur can get and how it effects the entrepreneur."

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Jason Fell

VP, Native Content

Jason Fell is the VP of Native Content, managing the Entrepreneur Partner Studio, which creates dynamic and compelling content for our partners. He previously served as Entrepreneur.com's managing editor and as the technology editor prior to that.

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