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Candidate:

Mr. Failed Startup Founder

About Me:

Dropped out of Indian Institute of Technology to join law school. Out of law school, I joined one of the biggest law firms in India. After 10 month I started my own legal tech venture. Worked on building a proof of concept for seed funding. Took up the second role to finance the startup. COVID killed any hope of investment.

Details:

Undergrad School: Top 3 law school in India

Undergrad Major: Law

GPA: 4

GMAT: 740

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Run a self funded trust that provides scholarship to underprivileged students, Taught Cyber Law to Government Officers, Part of team that placed third in Reserve Bank of India's Economic Policy Challenge

Work History:

Title: India's Top Law Firm

Industry: Law

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: , 10 mos

Title: FMCG Company

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: , 5 mos

Big Life Wins:

I am quite proud of my startup experience. We did successfully build proof of concept. The software we created was on par with the most sophisticated products in the market.

Post MBA Goal:

I realized that I need the following from Bschool – Founder Credentials, knowledge of financial projections, investor presentations & business plans, and preferably some entrepreneurship experience. Before I try to start out again, I would love to get some experience in LexisNexis/Westlaw on the product side.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, Berkeley Haas

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Failed Startup Founder, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. Sometimes our failures teach us the most – and it seems as though your start up experience has helped you articulate what you need from an MBA – which is an important part in the process. So obviously your stats look pretty strong and if tech law is where you want to end up long term, I like that you’ve had big firm experience as well as start up experience – it’s not clear by the entry what your side gig has you doing. So what are your opportunities? I see 2 – one more in your control than the other. The first (in your control) is more clearly articulating your short and long term …

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