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David and Goliath: The Boutique and The Bulge...Mod Note (Andy) - This incredible post originally went up October 2013 and is great info for those thinking about which types of banks to apply to for FT and SA positions Autumn has arrived. For those seniors fresh off their summer analyst stint or juniors gearing up for recruiting, October... 1 month 4 days
Why there isn't more diversity on the streetMod note (Andy): WSO top comments - this one is from the post in response to diversity in investment banks. "Any front office African Americans in IB?". This is a great comment for anyone who hasn't seen it. Click here to see more top rated comments You asked why there isn't more diversity on... 1 year 5 months
Giving Back: Beginning as a Contributing AuthorI’ve been asked to begin contributing as an author on this site, and given how many private messages and replies I’ve been receiving to a number of my posts within several threads lately, I was happy to oblige. Let me state up-front that I unfortunately can’t do an AMA, simply because there are... 1 year 9 months
The "log in to read more" barrierI know this is a site feature designed to promote active participation and generate more unique registered users for the site, but it is incredibly annoying to not be able to see full threads without signing in. For those of us who cannot sign in at work due to company policy regarding posting on... 2 years 2 weeks
Good luck to all starting Summer Analyst roles...Best of luck to everyone beginning their summer analyst gigs today. Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, running off to the hallowed halls of Goldman, Morgan, Lehman (wait...), Citi, and the shiny newer nameplates of Moelis, Evercore, Gleacher, and Greenhill, may you all succeed this summer in the most... 2 years 1 month
Taubman leaves Morgan StanleyWow, didn't see this one coming. [quote]Since the financial crisis, Morgan Stanley has been struggling to squeeze more money out of its sales and trading business, which has suffered as the bank has pulled back on taking... 2 years 8 months
Kobe Loses Three Mansions + $75m in DivorceMonkeys, This topic has been beaten to death on these forums, but in case you aren't absolutely convinced of the necessity of signing the almighty get-out-of-marital-jail-free card known as the prenuptial agreement, take a life lesson from the living case of Kobe Bryant. 3 years 6 months
Inspiration : How Bad Do You Want It? (Success)How badly do you want to succeed? Do you actually live, breathe, think, and sleep for success ... or are you simply mouthing the words, going through the motions, living a very lie? This is pretty powerful. I don't like talking about my personal background here, but I found so much of what the... 3 years 7 months
Occupy Occupy Wall StreetAnyone else see this shit and think it's hilarious? I don't care your stance on the original topic itself (I'm looking at you, ANT/TheKing/bondarb), this is downright hilarious. Occupy Occupy Wall Street, join the resistance . . . 3 years 9 months
Rent an Entire Country?Saw something from Travel and Leisure in my feed a minute ago that made me double-take. Apparently now through you can rent the entire Principality of Lichtenstein on a nightly basis, or if your means are more meager, one or some of the villages therein. Read the full article here, but... 4 years 3 months


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Got it. I don't have much more to share. I know...Got it. I don't have much more to share. I know that the Stripes Group takes interns and analysts (a large class). I wouldn't say it's so much about being a "top" student. The guys and girls I know who interned in VC were clearly sharp, but they weren't crushing the same game that the kids from... 5 days 10 hours
Any what? Internships? Analyst programs? Your...Any what? Internships? Analyst programs? Your question isn't clear, and I have gone out of the way to share info on both early stage and later stage firms on the VC side. I don't mean this harshly, but if you don't yet know the stage, strategy, and fund sizing that each of these firms follows, you... 6 days 7 hours
They are overwhelmingly ad-hoc processes (as in...They are overwhelmingly ad-hoc processes (as in it's very rare for any place to do OCR for a summer position), driven largely by the applicant's relationships and strength of prior experience. In light of that, getting invited back can be done, but I often see people get an internship at a place... 1 week 8 hours
On the venture (both early and late stage) side:...On the venture (both early and late stage) side: Insight Venture Partners, Silver Lake (takes summers), Bessemer (takes summers), Bain Capital Ventures (I know you said Bain but presumably you meant the buyout strategy), RRE (also takes summers), Union Square, Golden Gate (has taken summers... 1 week 1 day
flewbye: On leadership.This is a fantastic post...[quote="flewbye"]On leadership.[/quote]This is a fantastic post. Thank you deeply for your service. Send me a note if you'd like, happy to help as much as I can as you think through your career goals. 1 week 6 days
I don't have much more to share than I already...I don't have much more to share than I already have. Good luck. 2 weeks 4 days
It's what I know from years in the industry,...It's what I know from years in the industry, speaking with people, reading, and interviewing. I haven't worked there, but people from both the group I interned in and the one I went to for full-time have accepted jobs there and I have several friends currently there. Don't know too much about... 2 weeks 5 days
One of the firm's five founders, David Rubenstein...One of the firm's five founders, David Rubenstein, began his career in law at Paul Weiss, one of the white-shoe BigLaw firms in New York. He moved to D.C. and spent time in private practice and in the Carter administration. Although one of the five founders exited the partnership very promptly... 3 weeks 2 hours
Congrats, Patrick. You've built a great thing,...Congrats, Patrick. You've built a great thing, happy for your success. 3 weeks 6 days
This is one of the worst HBO shows I've seen yet...This is one of the worst HBO shows I've seen yet. I was hugely disappointed. I love the Rock. I want to see him succeed. I love football. The Rock and football together in a show produced by one of the best television production houses in history ... had me at half-mast before I even saw a trailer... 4 weeks 2 hours