Where is the real money in sales? I’ve worked for large corporations but I’m hearing that being a founding AE or an AE at a series A or B company is where the fortunes are made… please share your experiences below!

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A series A/B is an enormous gamble. A lot of them don’t have product market fit yet.

If you join the right one, and stay until it goes public, yeah you might cash out. But that’s a low percentage play.

Best money is probably field rep at Google, Microsoft, etc,

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Cybersecurity SaaS companies. Pick a company that has management that's taken a start-up public or was acquired. Growing a company nobody's heard of is REALLY hard, so picking the right small company is like picking rich parents.

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SaaS is where it's a gold mine

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Hi Fishes,
Urgent Suggestions Needed...

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2. Cognizant : 12.5 LPA(0.5 Variable) + JB
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Thanks in advance🙂

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