About The Publication

"The Ghetto VC" is a step-by-step guide on building an abundance mindset, and investing like a venture capitalist. Author, Garry Johnson III, is an award-winning entrepreneur, adjunct professor, angel investor, and startup advisor. He supports a global community of underrepresented founders through his nonprofit, and is building pathways to wealth for all through his company, Bison Venture Partners. To date, Garry has mentored hundreds of entrepreneurs, raised capital from 100+ investors, and built an investment portfolio of more than a dozen private companies. Through "The Ghetto VC," Garry outlines his thought process & investment strategy, while sharing accessible resources to help everyday people build wealth for themselves.

Chapters (Frequently Updated)

  1. Understand Your “Why”

  2. Know the Rules & Regulations

  3. Set a Measurable Goal

  4. Find New Opportunities

  5. Analyze Interesting Deals

  6. Do Your Due Diligence

  7. Create Your Own Opportunities

  8. Manage Your Expectations

  9. Build Your Portfolio

  10. Support Your Investments

  11. Track Your Performance

  12. Get Others to Join You!

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How to invest like a venture like a venture capitalist, even if you have limited resources.


Garry Johnson III
Founder & CEO of Bison Venture Partners. Author of The Ghetto VC.