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These are a collection of some of the best discussions created for and replied to by members of the WSO community on the topic of [email protected] the request.. Keep in mind this is by no means a comprehensive list and reading old and current posts will help you learn more about the industry. If you think we missed one that should be included here, please e-mail
Q&A & Interview posts with VC professionals:
- Venture Capital Associate Fielding Questions
- Brad Feld: A Quick Q&A
- So Many Eggs in Vee Cee
Previous stints in banking and a hedge fund allows thisassociate to compare the three, and also speak on hours, type of work, and the perks of VC.
Co-founder of a VC firm shares what he attributes his success to, advice for breaking in, and what "sleeper" future opportunity he's keeping his eye on - it's not big data.
Newly minted VC analyst discusses the rocky beginning there and whatactually means.
See the full list of Q&A's & Interviews here: here.
Editor's Note: Due to the amount of information in JimmyDormandy's thread, "Venture Capital Associate Fielding Questions", we've decided to simply direct you to that thread. If you're interested in , make sure you pay close attention to his advice.
Is Venture Capital Right for Me?
Starting a Firm: Long-time user SirBankalot asks why more people don't start their own venture capital funds
Getting A Job
-Breaking In (Undergrad): This discussion focuses on the qualifications for an entry level job analyst job in venture capital
-Breaking In (Experienced): A new user asks what would be the best path to secure a job in venture capital
-Internships: WSO users discuss the opportunities for a undergraduate venture capital internship
Life in VC
-Exit Ops: This discussion centers on the exit opportunities available to venture capital analysts, while also offering information on an analyst's duties
-Exit Ops: WSO users give some insight into career opportunities after a venture capital analyst stint and the responsibilities of a VC analyst
-Life in VC: A analyst position at a venture capital firmanalyst takes questions about life in the industry and how he found an
Impressing a VC as an Entrepreneur
-Advice on an initial call: VC Analyst describes the initial call to a VC firm as an entrepreneur here
Venture Capital Firms
-F500 Venture Capital: This discussion lists a number of Fortune 500 firms with venture capital divisions
-Top Venture Capital Firms: WSO users give their thoughts on Andrew Metrick's list of the top venture capital firms, as well as adding their own favorite companies to the list