Start-up after MBB

Hi all,

I've been working at a T2.5 consulting firm for the past 3 years and have been thinking to start my own venture at some point. In parallel, I've also received an invitation to interview at an MBB (from pre-covid time that are re-starting). Therefore, I'd be curious to have your opinion on the value of going through a few years at an MBB before diving into entrepreneurship?

I have read a few things such as:

  • Safety net in case things don't pan out?
  • Easier to attract partners/future hires?
  • Easier to attract funding?
  • Transferrable skills?

If you have experienced it and can confirm/refute the above, it'd be great!

Thanks

Comments (2)

Dec 8, 2020 - 9:33pm
w747, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Can't comment on the startup world but the MBB I'm at is pretty flexible with start dates if you get an offer...so if you have a solid idea and get an offer you may be able to swing yourself a safety blanket for a little while without starting it. Not sure how this works coming in at associate/consultant level but seen it quite a bit for grads. Def worth the conversation if you get an offer

Dec 9, 2020 - 11:07am
hewhew_45, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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