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Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are very famous “university dropout” entrepreneurs. On the other hand there are many examples of successful companies that have been founded by MBA’s.
French car sharing service BlaBlaCar, US eyewear brand Warby Parker, home design company Houzz and latest tech unicorn Cloudflare are a few recent hits we found from a few Google searches.
Today we want to look into how valuable is an MBA for an entrepreneur?
Our first article is a recent interview we did with Merchant GMAT & Admissions alumni Matias Bugada, who is an entrepreneur by trade and decided to tackle his MBA at Yale. Find out why it is important for him and for his journey.
This weeks external contributions come from from Business Insider, who gives us the top 25 Business Schools for Entrepreneurship, The Financial Times try and figure out whether an entrepreneur should do an MBA vs not? And, finally Top MBA, break down what exactly you get if you want to pursue an MBA in Entrepreneurship.
Lots of great content. Enjoy!
A matter of weeks before he starts the next leg of his life’s journey we caught up with Matias Bugada, an incoming student in Yale School of Management class of 2022. He tells us about his story from entrepreneurship to Yale. Read more here.
PayPal’s Peter Thiel is said to have advised: “Never hire an MBA; they will ruin your company.” On the other hand Silicone Valley unicorn, Cloudflare was founded by Harvard MBA classmates who say that the company would not exist without Business School. What do you think? Read more here.
Business Insider gives us the best business schools in the world are ranked each year by education specialists QS Quacquarelli Symonds. Here are the top 25 global MBA programs for careers in entrepreneurship, according to the QS rankings. Read it here.
Having an entrepreneurial mindset is key for success in business, and today, entrepreneurs are more important than ever before in advancing the social and financial make-up of nations across the globe. That’s why, more and more people are choosing to undertake an MBA in entrepreneurship. But, what exactly does this enigmatic degree entail, and who should pursue it? Read it here.