Consulting or Industry Experience going into Growth Equity/ VC

Hi all,


I have about 6 YoE at a T2 consulting firm, mostly doing strategy/ CDDs in life sciences with an MS degree (no PhD, MD, or MBA)

Based on my background, is it best to take a stab at jumping into VC where I'm at now or should I get some product experience at a startup in the space? Moreover, how do VCs/ Growth Equity firms value startup experience vs industry experience say with a large biotech/ pharma player. 


Primarily optimizing for long-term growth. 


Thanks!

 

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