Road to a Venture Capital Career by John Gannon
Practical Strategies and Tips to Break Into The Industry

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In this book, I share what I learned during multiple successful venture capital job searches and through coaching others to help them secure jobs at VC firms like Rho Ventures and Trident Capital.

Chapters and topics include:

What’s the job of a junior VC? (A discussion of the day-to-day work of an analyst or associate)

Onramps to venture capital (Feeder jobs and industries to the venture capital industry)

Do you need an MBA?

What makes a good VC? (Skills that can help you be successful in this industry)

Where are the jobs? (Finding/creating venture capital job opportunities)

Where are the internships? (Finding/creating internship opportunities as an undergrad or grad student)

Introductions and followups (The lifeblood of a VC job hunt)

The Informational Interview (Once you get it, how to get the most out of it)

Offer negotiations (If you’re fortunate enough to have offers to join multiple firms)

Exit options (If you’re not a VC lifer, some thoughts on careers that might make sense post-VC)

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Published April 17, 2013 by John Gannon. 40 pages
Genres: Business & Economics.

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