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Mr. Deferred Asian Entrepreneur

About Me:

I’m a senior studying Business Administration at a T50 US university. I’m heavily involved in the entrepreneurship scene at my school. I founded a startup and led it from pre-seed to 7 figure acquisition. I’m continuing with the acquirer (Series B, $35 million funding) as a product manager. I am also an investment analyst at VC firm ($150 million AUM).


Undergrad School: Boston University

Undergrad Major: Business Administration

GPA: 3.4

GMAT: 720

Age: 22,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Director at entrepreneurship club (largest on campus) + investment analyst at student-run accelerator + coach for student entrepreneurs, Volunteer at local non-profit providing financial advice to underrepresented groups, Captain of a club sport team

Work History:

Title: Co-Founder + Head of Business Development (Exit @ 7 Figures)

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Investment Analyst

Industry: Venture Capital

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Balanced school and extracurriculars while leading my venture from ideation to successful 7 figure exit. Helped mentee entrepreneurs raise over $1 million in funding for their own startups.

Post MBA Goal:

Short-term: use my MBA network to raise for another venture in the social impact space. Long-term: move fully into venture capital as a partner at a well-known fund.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Berkeley Haas


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi Mr. Deferred Asian Entrepreneur,
    It’s not easy to lead a startup from pre-seed to exit – congrats on your success! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission and GSB alum. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – apart from your entrepreneurial success, I also see a lot of student leadership roles (director at student entrepreneurship club, coach for student entrepreneurs, analyst at accelerator, volunteer at local nonprofit and captain of a sports team). How do you find the time to do all these activities? That said, I do wish your GPA and GMAT are stronger. The average GMAT and GPA for GSB are 730 and 3.6 respectively, and even a shade higher for deferred applicants. I assume you’ve already submitted your …

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