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Is anyone on here familiar with Activate Consulting, the TMT-focused boutique? I’d love to hear anything and everything about the firm’s reputation and culture. What is the bulk of the functional work that they do? Are they very involved in deal origination and strategic due diligence?

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Been a long time since I looked into it but I was super interested in them in Uni. From what I heard the culture isn't great, in big part due to the CEO. When I chatted with someone at the firm they said the majority of their work was more research than traditional strategy work. Take what I've said with a grain of salt though because it's been 3 or 4 years since I've heard any of this though!

It's Michael Wolf's company. The man is a walking disaster... but gets business because clueless TMT execs think he is God due to his brilliant self promotion skills. The character "rainmaker" in the book House of Lies (and later the TV series) is based on him. Read the book and you will know all you need to know about the guy.

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