Whether you work in venture capital or another industry, this book offers a step-by-step guide on how you can get started raising, managing, and investing from your own venture investment fund. Many professionals, including those that work in venture, do not fully know the process of starting a venture fund. It is a lengthy and rigorous process that experienced fund managers know quite well. But for those who are new to the process of raising venture capital, it can be a challenge trying to figure out what steps to take just to get started. This book provides clarity and detail to the process so you can use your time and energy in the most efficient manner as you get started with your fund. Each chapter focuses on different aspects of the fundraising process including how to conduct proper research, building credibility with potential investors, highlighting performance metrics that investors care about, creating prospect lists, fund reporting, creating marketing materials, and much, much more.