On Sunday morning, there’s nothing better than a good coffee and your favourite newsletter. Sure you could read about some thrilling criminal investigation or political intrigue, but if you are a startup founder, and you want to maintain your edge even when you are relaxing, we have you covered.

We’ve been deep into the world of startups, valuation and fundraising for a decade now. Here are the newsletters that we most regularly read, and always recommend to founders.

This is obviously geared toward the world of technology startups, startup financials and fundraising – but there’s a little something for everyone in here:


  • Topics: sector analysis, fundraising
  • Frequency: monthly
  • Type: original content

Gonzalo Sanchez analyzes technology industries across Europe. A fairly broad perspective, combined with deep-dives into specific case-studies.

The Long Game

  • Topics: startup management, health & longevity
  • Frequency: weekly
  • Type: mostly original content

Mehdi Yacoubi shares his readings on health optimization, fitness and startup insights, all from the point of view of a startup founder. Insightful.

La Chuleta De Startupxplore

  • Topics: startup management, fundraising
  • Frequency: weekly
  • Type: curated

The funding and startup management articles that you don’t find in TechCrunch. A lot of the content is in Spanish, but curated well and always interesting


  • Topics: newly launched startups
  • Frequency: weekly
  • Type: curated

Betapage is something like a smaller product hunt. It’s great to keep your mind fresh about new software services that pop up, and to remind all of us where we come from.

Kpaxs “Three Times Wiser”

  • Topics: mental models
  • Frequency: weekly
  • Type: curated book abstracts

This very unique newsletter publishes thinking frameworks and their biases on a regular basis. Good to reflect on reflection.

TechCrunch – Startups Weekly

  • Topics: tech, startups, innovation, funding
  • Frequency: weekly
  • Type: original content

Since launching TechCrunch+ in September of last year, the team has doubled-down on industry analysis and practical advice for founders.

The Diff – Byrne Hobart

  • Topics: market analysis, mental models
  • Frequency: bi-weekly
  • Type: original content

Quirky, nerdy, very in depth. This newsletter is great to get out of your current knowledge bubble and explore in depth a sometimes-very-random topic

tom tunguz

  • Topics: VC perspective, industry analysis
  • Frequency: weekly
  • Type: original content

Tomasz’s startup data analyses are second to none. Subscribe to learn about how VCs are looking at your startup or what are some of the most important startup metrics.

AVC – Fred Wilson

  • Topics: VC perspective, management
  • Frequency: weekly
  • Type: original content

Fred Wilson’s blog is an open-book on the VC thought process. His perspective is always fresh and related to important aspects of the startup environment.

The Big Deal

  • Topics: fundraising analysis for Africa
  • Frequency: weekly
  • Type: original content

“One graph. One Paragraph.” The Big Deal, produced by Max Cuvellier, is probably the single best source on startup fundraising news and trends on the continent of Africa.

That’s it! Let us know which of these you enjoy, and if you want to recommend any that we are missing just leave a comment below!