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  2. Top 27 profiles for HBS- Class of 2014

    As some celebrate the end of the grueling admission process (short,compbanker etc) others are just beginning (class of 2016) I will be applying to the usual suspects this fall, came across this post and thought to myself "the new formula for getting ...

    152 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:43pm -

  3. What exactly is "ops"?

    i know what ops is at a broker dealer. but what is ops in F500 or even much smaller companies? for instance a contact of mine has recently started working in "operations" at a sexy startup in san francisco. it just seems like a kind of catch-all ...

    123 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2016 - 11:38am -

  4. Valuing 100% debt start up

    Hi guys, Faced a problem to value 100% debt start up (non tech). Which % do we need to add to cost of debt?! maybe any other country-specific rates? Wanna use dcf, as multiples approach isn't good idea with lack of market info. Maybe you may advise a ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2013 - 6:38am -

  5. When do you need an office?

    Judging by the way things seem to be trending on WSO, startups are the ideal exit opp for more and more people in finance. With the accessibility of the internet and the countless ways to monetize seemingly simple ideas, it has never been easier to strike ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2012 - 2:42pm -

  6. What is the best thing about going out on your own and starting something...

    So it has been four weeks since I left energy trading and opened my own shop. While not trading I am still in the energy space. I thought the best thing was going to be making $$ and buying things. My name on the reserved parking while people calling me & ...

    25 comments - 5 silver bananas - May 6 2012 - 11:39pm -

  7. Cadre

    Anybody know someone that works at Cadre? specifically on the RE investment side. Can't find much online but sounds pretty fascinating. cadre Real Estate START UP No Yes 234405 404980 362270 164667 413261 ...

    12 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 19 2017 - 8:26pm -

  8. Business Idea- Need VC!---PLEASE READ

    Hi everybody, I'm a new member and I have a business idea. My idea is for a social network based on advertising. I have a unique way to draw people in to tho website, and if I can get a million member revenue would be $365 million. I need some ventur ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 7 2012 - 5:02pm -

  9. Founding a startup- exit opps if things go under?

    Hello all, I am currently a first year analysts at a decent MM IB who has always dreamed of being a VC or starting my own thing. Recently, I've been presented with the opportunity to do the latter from a buddy of mine who had already exited a semi-su ...

    7 comments - 4 silver bananas - Mar 25 2019 - 4:46pm -

  10. Freshman Internship Dilemma

    I have an internship offer from two companies for this summer. One is a series C funded start up in NYC and the other is a start-up company in my hometown that has about 10mm in revenue. Pay- the internship in NYC is unpaid, the one in my home town will b ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2015 - 5:22am -

  11. Entrepreneurship bubble or am I just a sceptic?

    I'd like to think that I do my best thinking while taking a shit. I'm sure many of you do too, don't deny it. So it's not rare that I serenely decide to move my bowels and think of how to make everyday things better, on a regular basis ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 12 2014 - 6:05pm -

  12. Financial Modeling company, do I need certification?

    I just graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Finance. I have an aspiration to build my own Financial Forecasting services. I took an intense Financial Modeling and Forecasting class my senior year of college and did extremely well. I am ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 20 2011 - 3:57pm -

  13. Quiting job to start a business then moving back

    Hi, How is it perceived when you quit your job, start a business and after let's say a year you would like to move back into a "normal" job? Does it make much harm or maybe just the opposite? Cheers, Charle START UP ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2012 - 5:07am -

  14. Internship at big 4 HR departement or Ag-Tech start up?

    I am a first year business administration student, in the future I would like to work in a consulting firm, I have landed two internships positions and I am having a hard time to decide which one should I join, it is a classic dilemma between start-up vs ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2016 - 6:50am -

  15. Transition to Small Market PE/VC Fund. Thoughts/advice needed.

    I apologize in advance as I am not sure if this belongs in this forum or the VC forum. It seems like there are more post in this forum so I figured I would try here. Mods- please feel free to most this post if you feel otherwise. I have been in contact wi ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2011 - 9:57am -

  16. Am I doing this correctly?

    Hey guys so I am hoping to start a company with 2 of my friends. The plan is we will pool our money and invest it together based on what we want to do. We want our expenses/gains/losses to flow through this partnership. Do we need to file with the state? ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 23 2015 - 12:02pm -

  17. My Roommate is an awesome programmer/computer engineer and I want to help him land a job

    He's done web development since like 13, he's probably the best programmer at our school, except his gpa sucks and he can't interview well. Help me point him in the right direct? Perhaps a site like WSO for kids interested in start-ups? or ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2010 - 10:52pm -

  18. START UP

    I am working on a start up and getting involved with a clothing store in their 5th month since launching. They really fill a niche market in my city and I want to get involved. However I face the following: They have no clue how to run a business. Great v ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2010 - 8:27pm -

  19. Looking to fund start up projects

    Essentially, along with a friend we are allocating some funds towards finding early seed start up ventures. For the past couple of years we have made ad-hoc investments via various crowd funding platforms. After a couple successes we decided that it would ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2015 - 6:05am -

  20. Asking your own firm for funding

    Does anyone have any experience with this? Is it something that ever happens? If you have a cash-flowing start up with great growth and work for a PE / VC firm, can you ask them for capital? START UP ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2012 - 10:37am -

  21. Start-ups

    Just curious how people generally get into start-ups? Is it something that people usually get into early in their career, or is it usually something you do after working for an established company for quite some time? Also, what characteristics do individ ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2010 - 8:06pm -

  22. Should i keep my start up a secret from my bank

    hey everyone, i recently started working at an investment banking boutique at a front office role. While working there, Im thinking of doing a start up to supplement my income. My start up is inherently high publicity/marketing in nature, so if someone fr ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2014 - 10:28pm -

  23. Looking to transition from ER to Ecommerce

    Hey guys, I have worked in equity research for a few years after undergrad but have realized that I do not love finance like I once thought. I am really interested in joining a growing ecommerce company in NYC etc but an somewhat clueless on how to approa ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 20 2013 - 8:46pm -

  24. Need advice! Any and all!

    Okay so here's my situation. I am a bit of a late bloomer so to speak. Just graduated from a non-target MBA and looking to start my career in finance. Applied to an unpaid internship (DCM analyst) at a start up brokerage firm and got called in for an ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 22 2012 - 8:46am -

  25. Hometown PWM versus Social Media start up for sophomore year

    Hi, I just ended my sophomore year at a semi-target school (at Penn but not in Wharton). I was very late in securing an internship, but now have the choice to work for either a small wealth management company in my hometown or do a remote unpaid internshi ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2012 - 9:57pm -

  26. Leaving PE

    Anyone have stories of friends or colleagues leaving their PE position to work for a start up or pursue an entrepreneurial venture? START UP Entrepreneurship ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2010 - 5:40pm -

  27. Finance Move Nashville

    Hello all, I started my foray into business world through start ups and went through operations to at my next company a CFO role. There is some fracturing and decisions made I advised against that we are now correctly. None of that is here nor there. Howe ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2015 - 2:30pm -

  28. S&T to Tech Startup

    Hello All, Im between an offer at a start up and taking associate at the current bank i work at. The bank isnt a top tier bank and we pay isnt the best but i do like the people i work with and i see growth. the start up is a very well funded place and is ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2013 - 9:28pm -

  29. Leaving Vista for Startup?

    I'm currently with one of Vista's portfolio companies and I'm thinking about starting my own consulting firm. Initially, I'd need to lean on current clients for revenue. While there are no non-compete issues or IP conflicts, I'm u ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 21 2011 - 9:36pm -

  30. Technical Major to Entrepreneurship

    If you major in a technical major (and not a business major) do you think after your 2 year IB stint it will hinder you when you're starting a business that's not tech related? Do you actually learn anything related to starting a business in an ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2011 - 7:31pm -

  31. VC structure for project

    Need help with a project I'm working on, a business plan for a competition. I basically need $2.5 mil to start the thing up and want to have a $1 mil loan and $1.5 VC. How the hell would a VC firm structure this investment, what % of the company woul ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2010 - 7:38pm -