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Ask HN: How to become Venture Capitalist without Capital?
5 points by 31reasons 1490 days ago | hide | past | web | 4 comments | favorite
Are there any career direction a software developer/ technophile can take to work as a VC ? Are there such jobs available to someone who does not have business or investment background ?



Become a tech journalist. Several have turned VC and one is now a legendary VC at a top tier firm. A business/investment background is not needed. The best VC's are entrepreneurs themselves.


Experience with startups -> MBA -> Associate -> Partner track


Also, how to become Venture Capitalist without ventures.


Of course you need V and C for VC , what I meant is without Personal Capital. More like a VC job than being an angel with a lot of money.




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