Corporate development vs. venture capital exit opportunities

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I'm a junior investment banker who's currently trying to decide between an exit opportunity in the corporate development & strategy team at a F500 financial services firm (modelling, strategic projects, M&A) or an analyst role in a small VC (sourcing, modelling, due diligence). Both have small, entrepreneurial cultures and I like the people in both teams. I want to choose the role that would keep the most doors open for me in the long run, so I wanted to know about people's experiences in terms of the skills they picked up in corporate development and how transferrable they are. I also wanted to know about MBA admissions from corporate development roles. Thank you!

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Nov 20, 2018

needs_advice, bummer your thread hasn't had a response yet. Sometimes bots are smarter than humans anyways:

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