I Launched a Tech Startup at 28 While Pursuing My MBA and It Was a Great Decision

Here’s why this sometimes underestimated degree gave me the best chance to succeed. February 8, 2019 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Navigating the world of entrepreneurship and startups in this day and age is no easy feat, and, as a woman in a (still) male-dominated world, I find that the odds are (still) stacked against us. Women made up less than 38 percent of those receiving full-time MBA degrees from U.S. business schools between 2012 and 2017, according to AACSB International; and female founders received just 2 percent of venture capital dollars in 2017, according to Pitchbook. Related: Will an MBA Help You in Your Business? These data may paint a bleak picture, but in my case, deciding to launch a startup while studying for an MBA was the best decision I could have made. Contrary to common belief, this degree can be incredibly useful […]

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