There are many resources that will help you to learn more about venture capital and law. First, check out books such as Venture Capital For Dummies (For Dummies, 2013) to learn the basics of venture capital. Next, visit the American Bar Association’s Legal Career Central (http://www.abalcc.org) to read career profiles, get advice on taking the bar exam, and check out entries in its Career Advice Series. Finally, visit the National Venture Capital Association’s Web site, http://nvca.org/resources/model-legal-documents, to read sample legal documents (e.g., term sheet, indemnification agreement, management rights letter) that are used in the VC industry. Reviewing these documents will provide you with an inside look at the types of issues VC lawyers deal with and a glimpse at the complexity of the field.
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