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MBAs are not very useful for entrepreneurs

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Brent Hoberman Co-founder and Founders Factory

Some of the most important qualities in an entrepreneur are tenacity, determination and an ability to embrace uncertainty and risk. Business schools can’t teach that.
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David Heinemeier Hansson Creator of Ruby on Rails, Founder & CTO at Basecamp, best-selling author


Anu Chandra Founder @Ryelore, London Business School MBA, Edinburgh CS


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Stella Garber @Trello | #Entrepreneur/#Russian/#Foodie | cofounder @matchist, @EntUnpluggd, @feefighters|

Bump. Rent the Runway. Angie's List. GrubHub. OKCupid. Trulia. Birchbox. BabbaCo. Warby Parker. Yelp. Zynga. What do all of these successful companies have in common? They were all started by MBAs from top business schools.
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Jeroen Kemperman Works for ZilverenKruis & Achmea

My character was shaped so much through my two years of study that I am a 10 times better entrepreneur now than I would have been before my MBA
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Roxanne Hori

An MBA degree will give you many of the tools you’ll need, but the degree doesn’t guarantee success. You’ll incur more debt, but you’ll also open yourself up to a whole new community of people who can help you make your idea work—and in the future, maybe

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