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Larry Chiang’s “30 Second MBA” Series on Fast Company

by Larry Chiang on June 9, 2012

By Larry Chiang

Getting an MBA used to take 2 years. I had to get it to you A.D.D. Stanford kids in under 30 seconds. How’d I do?

Business school is great for two things: the knowledge and the network

How to get a VC you don’t know to mentor you. “when you’re talking to a VC, that you should just not try to ask them for money, but ask them for ideas. One of the things that speed seduces a VC is the ability to be ‘capital efficient’. When you have a super fast ROI for conference costs, this is a great thing

Business school is great for two things: the knowledge and the network

Need money?! VCs have spades!

“the best way to get money out of a VC is to initially ask them for advice”
-Larry Chiang, CEO duck9


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