MBA Vs Start Up Mentor

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MBA Vs Start Up Mentor

by kohsamed » Tue May 08, 2012 3:17 am
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Recently I have been considering, given my interest in entrepreneurship and strategy, whether or not it would be more worthwhile spending 2 years working with a 'proven' mentor at a start up.

There are lots of start ups out there being run by guys who have played major roles in some of the recent decades biggest tech names, for example.

What are peoples opinions on this? A friend of mine thinks that given my ultimate goal of running my own firm, finding a good mentor would be far more beneficial (and cheaper!) than doing an MBA

thoughts? experiences?

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by [email protected] » Thu May 10, 2012 11:30 pm
There's no hands down clear answer, nor is it necessarily true that one is better than the other. Spending two years with a strong serial entrepreneur can be an amazing learning experience, and you could also supplement it by getting the knowledge skills and network from a Top MBA. Why not? :)
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