Mr. Mobility Entrepreneur

About Me:

Worked in venture capital for 3.5 years, first 2 at a mid-size Indian VC and last 1.5+ at a large Chinese conglomerate’s (top-500 in the world) VC arm — invest in start-ups in 5 geographies, leading teams of 3 to 5 people. 1 year of experience at Big-4 Management Consulting division. Mobility and Transportation projects at all 3 places


Target School: Wharton

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Delhi (Engineering School - Top 10 Non-IIT)

Undergrad Major: Mechanical and Automation Engineering

GPA: 1st Division

GMAT: 760

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Startup Mentor, UNDP in SE Asia (Mentoring social entrepreneurs from a SE Asian nation), National Level Trivia Master (President, University Clubs, Won 100+ Competitions)

Work History:

Title: Senior Investment Manager (Fast-track promotion in 1 year)

Industry: Venture Capital

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 7 mos

Title: Investment Analyst

Industry: Venture Capital

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 10 mos

Big Life Wins:

Mobility Space: Convinced fund to invest in B2C mobility space as well from the original B2B mobility space, 2 investments completed in 2 countries, $20M+ invested. Part of the team at EY that worked on the largest emergency transportation system in India — news articles say it saves 10K+ lives annually. Led UG Solar Electric Car Project.

Post MBA Goal:

Long-term: Mobility Entrepreneur building accessible mobility solutions for underserved population –> Biggest discretionary spend in a poor person’s life is commute, labor force participation decreasing due to unsafe mobility –> How to make this better & build a large business. Short-term: Mobility arms of big-tech or Tesla, Uber, start-ups.


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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 50%

    You know the drill: As yet another male, Indian engineer, the odds are already stacked against admission because the MBA application pools are overflowing with people like you from IIT schools. But here is what makes you dramatially different: You didn’t become a software engineer. Instead, you bring experience in consulting and venture capital to the game and from India and China, no less. That is a very big deal that will differentiate you from the hordes of other male, Indian engineers. And you have the stats, from your undergraduate grades to that jumbo 760 GMAT which is 30 points over the HBS class median. And as a VC, you have racked up experience in two incredibly hot areas: mobility and electric powered vehicles. So …

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