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.

All Chapters (Frequently Updated)

Introduction: The Enlightenment

  1. Understand Your “Why”

  2. Know the Rules & Regulations

    1. Form C's & "Testing The Waters"

  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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I'm an award winning entrepreneur and nationally recognized ecosystem builder contributing to a more equitable innovation economy. My company, Bison Venture Partners, is on a mission to empower a diverse community of founders and investors.