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Thoughts on going the law school route to work in VC/PE, vs. a traditional MBA?

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Would a lawyer at a VC firm be on the investment team / get carry? Cause if not than mba 100%

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Solid network and 'pre-MBA' experience in the sector is already there. Focus is on prestige and network building (and the ability to utilize the law degree for other purposes)

This is a good idea. VC and PE firms need lawyers.

Kyle Westaway style? Or to be an investor?

Yeah imma let wilmerhale or Cooley or some other law firm in the Bay Area deal with the legal stuff if I was a VC. As someone who has raised VC money that’s what they did with me at least.

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