Candidate:

Mr. Tech Enthusiast

About Me:

Always been a tech enthusiast. Started as a tech entrepreneur straight out of college. Followed with a job as an analyst at a data startup providing consulting and deal sourcing support to venture capital and private equity teams focusing on investing in tech startups. Currently, working as a junior investment professional at a VC fund in India.

Details:

Undergrad School: Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India

Undergrad Major: Physics

GPA: 6.61/10

GRE: 325

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: President of the Entrepreneurship Club at undergraduate university.

Work History:

Title: Investment Professional

Industry: Venture Capital

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Lead Analyst

Industry: Consulting

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Though my startup didn’t work out due to certain limitations around business model and tech expertise, it provided immense learning in terms of building a team, understanding nuances about building business model around a tech product, and leadership. This experience helped me in my current job as a VC while making 2 deals and portfolio management.

Post MBA Goal:

Short term goal (5-10 years): Focus on becoming a product manager in a high growth technology company and build strong experience at the intersection of technology, management, and business development. Long term goal (beyond 10 years): Either lead a technology company as a CEO or switch over to a VC firm and build and oversee its tech portfolio.

Schools:

Target School: MIT Sloan

Status: Open

Considering: Berkeley Haas, Tepper

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