Link: From the bench to being a Venture Capitalist

Chatting with my dad this week he brought up the idea of moving into venture capitalism – something I hadn’t thought about at all as being a post PhD career. As opposed to some of the other alternative science careers I’ve posted about, this involves more of the business side – identifying scientific ideas worth investing in and helping start-ups bring their products to fruition.

Here’s a post on Nature Biotechnology from someone who made the switch straight from the laboratory and what the job entails, if you’re interested.


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