Where can I find some of the best discussions on venture capital?

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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 venture capital. 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 [email protected] the request.

Q&A & Interview posts with VC professionals:

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 venture capital, 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

-CFA and MBA: This discussion focuses on the respect given to a CFA or MBA 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 venture capital analyst takes questions about life in the industry and how he found an analyst position at a venture capital firm

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

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