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    • Welcome to the Evisors Webinar Visit us online at www.evisors.com Hack the MBA How to Squeeze Maximum ROI from Business School featuring David Teten David Teten, Partner, ff Venture Capital ffvc.com // teten.com Sign up for updates at Teten.com and Twitter @dteten Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • How to Hack Your MBA Download these slides and the book and get more free resources at: teten.com/education Don’t Take Notes! Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Contents About ffVC and David Introduction Myths Career Planning Network Selective Programs Next Steps Q&A Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • ff Venture Capital (FFVC.com) • Early-stage technology venture capital fund based in New York, with investments in the US, Canada, and Israel • Founded 1999, with over 160 investments in 55 companies • Focus on early stage internet companies with disruptive models • First investments typically $75-$400K at valuations of <$5m pre- money • 50% of fund reserved for follow-on investments • Prominent investments include: Cornerstone OnDemand (IPO); Quigo Technologies (sold to AOL for >$340m); Klout, Voxy, 500px Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • About David David Teten: (teten.com) • Partner, ff Venture Capital, early-stage technology venture capital fund • Founder and Chairman, Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York • Founder and Chairman, Navon Partners, startup focused on sourcing deals for private equity funds • Managing Director, Evalueserve, through September 2008. 2,500-person finance- focused research and analytics firm. • Founder and CEO, Circle of Experts (investment research firm), sold to Evalueserve • Founder and CEO, Teten Executive Recruiting, sold to Accolo, #42 on 2007 Inc. 500 • Founder and CEO, GoldNames, domain name investment bank, based in Israel • Technology/Defense Investment Banking, Bear Stearns (#1 group at Bear investment banking by revenues) • Lead author, The Virtual Handshake: Opening Doors and Closing Deals Online (TheVirtualHandshake.com) • Harvard MBA 1998, Yale BA, both with honors. Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Myths Introduction Myths Career Planning Network Selective Programs Next Steps Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Myth An elite degree guarantees a reasonable level of competence. Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Myth A degree from a top school guarantees success. Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Myth You should get to know as many people as possible. Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Myth Your friends at school will be with you for a lifetime. Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Myth Students are independent thinkers. Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Myth Right after school is a great time to start a company Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Myth You should join a start-up, any start-up. Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Career Planning Introduction Myths Career Planning Network Selective Programs Next Steps Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Define your Goals • The obituary view… • But think entrepreneurially about your career (see thestartupofyou.com) Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Don’t get caught in the middle • Academy companies - Technology - Strategy consulting - Investment banks - Investing • Choose your own path • Do something exceptionally well • Join the best of breed groups Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Prepare for School: Master “Elevator pitch” Review the student database Contact student clubs Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
    • Network Introduction Myths Career Planning Network Selective Programs Next Steps Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Network Valuation Formula Ch = Character Co = Your Competence R = Relevance of the contact S = Strength of your relationship I = Information N = Number of people D = Diversity = D * ∑ (Chn*Con *Rn* Sn*In) Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Balance of Strength and Numbers Average Strength = Minutes Available / Person Number = # People therefore… Average Strength * Number = Total Minutes Available vs. Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Study Skills • Touch type • Master your productivity tools (MS Office, Asana, etc.) • Master homework templates Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Appear Intelligent • Economist, Wall Street Journal • Initiate (or at least repeat) perceptive insights • Provide sources • Learn active listening • Avoid uh…, um… Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Become an effective member of class • Plan the first impression • Multipurpose your work, e.g., submit a school paper for journal publication Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Meet the other people at university • People not in your school • Organize student- faculty events Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Work, don’t play, to build a relationship • Become a club officer • Play team sports Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Be a data hound Tools for Assimilating Data into Your CRM System Data source Technology Business Cards Cardscan, IRIScan, Neatco, Plustek, ScanBizCards Emails Contact Capture, eGrabber, Gwabbit Cloud Plaxo, LinkedIn Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Join the crowd; Grow the crowd • Join multiple clubs • Become a resume editor Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Sit with the stranger • Find mentors • Internships Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Selective Programs Introduction Myths Career Planning Network Selective Programs Next Steps Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • More money is waiting for the underrepresented • Greater Scholarship Opportunities Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Scholarship Search Sites • Fastweb • CollegeBoard • Student Scholarship Search Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Leadership Organizations/Conferences: General Interest • U.S. Jaycees Ten Outstanding Young Americans • Renaissance Weekends • The Weekend to be Named Later • Weekend Renewing America’s Promise • Technology Entertainment Design • World Academy of Art and Science • U.S.-Southern Africa Emerging Leaders Program • One Young World • DoLectures • Century Institute Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Leadership Organizations/Conferences: Business • Society of International Business Fellows • United Nations World Summit of Young Entrepreneurs • FLOW retreat Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Short-Duration Programs for Working Professionals • Aspen Institute Socrates Seminars • Transatlantic Forum • Atlantic-Brucke German-American Young Leaders • Bucerius Summer School • Asia-Europe Young Leaders Symposium • Salzburg Seminar • Pacific Forum Young Leaders • Chautauqua • Henry Crown Fellowship Program at the Aspen Institute • Eris Society • Forum for Young Leaders • French American Young Leaders Program • German-American Young Leaders Conference Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • • Jobs and internships: ffvc.com/careers • Research ideas for current graduate students: ffvc.com/topics • How executives can work with private equity and VC funds: teten.com/operating-executives • Start an angel group at your university, leveraging the learnings of HBS Alumni Angels: HBSAlumniAngels.com • Host a presentation: teten.com/speaker How we can work together Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Questions & Answers Question 1: What is the most common mistake made by MBA students? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Questions & Answers Question 2: What classes should an MBA student consider if they wish to pursue entrepreneurship? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Questions & Answers Question 3: How do you find a mentor at the start of your career? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Questions & Answers Question 4: What suggestions can you provide in switching your specialty? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Questions & Answers Question 5: How do you convey your unique experience on a CV? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Questions & Answers Question 6: Which electives should you consider taking in the MBA program given your unique interests/experiences? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Questions & Answers Question 7: What is the best study pattern for a business student? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Questions & Answers Question 8: What would you have done differently with your MBA? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • Questions & Answers Question 9: Should I pursue an MBA or an Executive MBA? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35
    • THANKS FOR ATTENDING! Download the slides and read the book at teten.com/education . More resources at ffvc.com and teten.com Sign up for updates at Teten.com and Twitter @dteten Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/35