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Posted On 10 Jun 2012 By Alex Banayan. Under: Uncategorized.
Okay, full disclosure: I’ve never had a startup go through an IPO, I don’t have an MBA—heck—I’m not even old enough to take the finance course offered at my school, but I’m now an associate at Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. My story is a bit crazy, so by all means stop reading now if you’re looking for a fairytale. Being a VC at 19 was never part of the plan. Fellow TechCrunch readers, I’m sure you can relate: in high school all of my friends would talk at lunch about last night’s Lakers game while all I wanted to talk about was Steve Jobs' MacWorld keynote. I was “that kid.”