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M.B.A.s’ Latest Pitch to Investors: Skip the Startup, Invest in Me

by Lindsay Ellis for The Wall Street Journal

Take a look at an interesting feature in The Wall Street Journal about the emergence of search funds in MBA programs and the continually growing field. Taking hints from strong programs, such as MIT Sloan School of Management, universities nationally are beginning to notice the potential in search. 

"For M.B.A.s, the search-fund model is a way to become a CEO and business owner soon after graduation, without starting a business from scratch. Though some non-M. B. A.s have led search funds, recent M.B.A. graduates have used the networking and mentoring support they get from their business schools to start the majority of them."MBA