Venture capital

Jennifer Soffen

Following her internship with a venture capital firm Jennifer Soffen realised that there is no such thing as wasted time and research 

Stephen Garden, London Business School

For one blogger one of the most exciiting aspects of the MBA programme is the opportunity to visit companies overseas. He believes that this experience will further enhance his international career options  

Lee Mrnjavac, Iese Business School

While at business school the chance to meet industry leaders, individuals whom during the normal course of events you would never come across, is one of the real benefits of an MBA programme one blogger believes 

Stephen Garden, London Business School

A class in venture capital – from the basics of venture investing through to analysing prospective investments has been the best class to date according to one MBA blogger 

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

A trip to California and Silicon Valley is the perfect opportunity for students to network with venture capitalists and entrepreneurs and get an understanding of what life could be like post-MBA 

Benjamin Bechtolsheim

A conversation over dinner can prove to be illuminating and give fresh insights into sectors and markets. 

Stephen Garden, London Business School

A semester spent at another business school gives students fresh insights and different perspectives  

Stephen Garden, London Business School

Many business schools run semester-long exchange programmes such as the one London Business School runs with Haas at UC Berkeley 

Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

I spent the last week or so in Silicon Valley on an HBS ‘Immersion Experience Program’. While some of my friends were off meeting the Rwandan president or travelling around Latin America on different programmes or treks, 50 of us opted to go to Silicon Valley to learn more about consumer internet and clean-tech start-ups alongside some of our faculty.