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I know making it to VC partner is very challenging especially if you start as an associate. 1) what % roughly make it to partner? 2) what are VC exit ops and rough breakdowns of what people tend to do… more

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I joined a tier 1 VC recently straight from undergrad -> MBB Ask me anything

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Can anyone who focuses on investing in industrials give me a quick overview of the typical industry dynamics?

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When conducting DD's on earlier stage companies (series A to C... assuming by late C and up they become more similar to PE LBO), what are some typical analyses to do besides: LTV/CAC, retention, c… more

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