Worth leaving a big bank to take a higher up role at a start-up fin tech (pre-ipo). Huge decision - comp will be better, but worried about long term growth potential

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Ummm take it. Big banks are not what they used to be

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If you truly believe in the startups mission/ business plan, I’d go for it. You won’t have to worry about long term growth if the startup succeeds or gets acquired as you’ll either be rich, hold a director position, or both. Just make sure to ask for equity.

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This is great advice. I appreciate you!

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Get convertible equity. Make sure you don't get diluted. Startup.

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If you join, get the voting shares!

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Definitely!! I know many who have made that transition and never want to come back.

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