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Time flies. The Admissions Straight Talk podcast has hit the 100-episode mark! And in honor of our big milestone we invited a most exciting guest yet.
Want to know what one of the most prominent entrepreneurs of our times has to say about leadership, graduate education, and bodysurfing?
For all this and more, listen to the recording of our interview with Jon Medved – CEO and founder of Our Crowd, venture capitalist, and serial entrepreneur.
00:03:43 – Jon’s solution to having too many shoeboxes: The world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform.
00:08:14 – What really matters to a VC when choosing a company to invest in.
00:10:17 – How a history major made it to the top of the business world with no formal business education.
00:14:09 – Qualities that young professionals need to cultivate. (Is luck quality?)
00:21:08 – Graduate education vs. common sense.
00:22:33 – Exciting new partnership between Wharton’s Social Impact Initiative and OurCrowd.
00:24:02 – A preview of the future of business and the world.
00:27:11 – Why Jon loves his job. (Who helps more people, Jon or Linda? Linda says “Jon.”)
00:28:28 – Entrepreneurs: Here is the best piece of advice you are going to get!
Want to leave us a Happy 100th message? We’d love to hear from you!
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• Which Schools are Good for PE/VC and VC-Backed Entrepreneurship
• Entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson
• Jeff Reid on Entrepreneurship
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