VC: An American History is a book written by Tom Nicholas, a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. The book provides a history of venture capital (VC) in the United States, tracing its evolution from the 1950s to the present day.
In the book, Nicholas examines the key players and trends in the VC industry, including the early pioneers who helped establish the industry, the growth of the VC industry in the 1980s and 1990s, and the role of VC in the tech boom and bust of the late 1990s and early 2000s. He also explores the role of VC in the wider economy, including its impact on innovation and job creation.
VC: An American History is a well-researched and thought-provoking book that offers valuable insights into the history and development of the venture capital industry in the United States. It is an excellent resource for anyone interested in venture capital, entrepreneurship, and business history.