How to get startup ideas #11 — Look at what VCs want to fund

Joshua Dance
3 min readSep 23, 2021
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Venture Capitalists usually try to invest in the founder, idea, and opportunity. But they also think about problems that could be profitably solved, and sometimes publish lists of ideas they would like to see, and maybe fund. Here is a collection of them.

YCombinator

The original. A lot of the posts in this list reference them directly saying ‘we would like to do something similar’

http://blog.ycombinator.com/13-startup-ideas/

Homebrew

Rock Health

They have published a list a few times. This is the most recent.

A16Z

Reaktor Ventures

Haystack VC

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Joshua Dance

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