Ronald Crawford Conway is an American venture capitalist and philanthropist, often described as one of Silicon Valley’s “super angels”. Conway is recognized as a strong networker.
Books Recommended By Ron Conway
Talking to Humans
With a foreword from Steve Blank, Talking to Humans is a practical guide to the qualitative side of customer development, an indispensable skill for vetting and improving any new startup or innovation.
High Output Management
The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses—the art of the entrepreneur—can be summed up in a single word: managing. In High Output Management, Andrew S. Grove, former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel, shares his perspective on how to build and run a company.
Founders at Work
Now available in paperback–with a new preface and interview with Jessica Livingston about Y Combinator!Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days is a collection of interviews with founders of famous technology companies about what happened in the very earliest days.
The Idea Factory
From its beginnings in the 1920s until its demise in the 1980s, Bell Labs-officially, the research and development wing of AT&T-was the biggest, and arguably the best, laboratory for new ideas in the world.
The Score Takes Care of Itself
The last lecture on leadership by the NFL’s greatest coach: Bill Walsh Bill Walsh is a towering figure in the history of the NFL. His advanced leadership transformed the San Francisco 49ers from the worst franchise in sports to a legendary dynasty.