Road to a Venture Capital Career: Practical Strategies and Tips to Break Into The Industry - John Gannon

Road to a Venture Capital Career: Practical Strategies and Tips to Break Into The Industry

By John Gannon

  • Release Date: 2012-10-20
  • Genre: Carrière
  • Size: 108.63 KB

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Description

In this book, I share what I learned during multiple successful venture capital job searches, with the hopes that you can leverage these strategies and tactics in your own venture capital job hunt.

Chapters and topics include:

What’s the job of a junior VC? (A discussion of the day-to-day work of an analyst or associate)
Onramps to venture capital (Discussion of the feeder jobs and industries to the venture capital industry)
Do you need an MBA?

What makes a good VC? (Discussion of skils that can help you be successful in this industry)
Where are the jobs? (Finding/creating venture capital job opportunities)

Where are the internships? (Finding/creating internship opportunities as an undergrad or grad student)

Introductions and followups (The lifeblood of a VC job hunt)
The Informational Interview (Once you get it, how to get the most out of it)
Offer negotiations (If you’re fortunate enough to have offers to join multiple firms)
Exit options (If you’re not a VC lifer, some thoughts on careers that might make sense post-VC)
Final advice

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