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Venture Capitalists

Tips for Entry

You can break into the field by working in lower-level positions at a venture capital firm. A list of venture capital firms and corporate venture groups that are members of the National Venture Capital Association can be found at

To get noticed by a venture capital firm, raise your visibility in the start-up community by speaking at entrepreneur events, participating in accelerator programs, and being active on social media (e.g., blogging, Tweeting, etc.).

Obtaining operating experience at an early-stage, venture-backed company will make you a good candidate for employment at a VC firm.