Growth equity
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Mike Hinckley

Written By An Industry Expert

10+ years of growth/VC stage experience

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Investor at top growth equity firm General Atlantic
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MBA graduate from top school Wharton

🚀 Learn "How To Break In"

How To Get Into Growth Equity

The ultimate guide to prepare for recruiting & interview 

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Acing The Growth Equity Case Study

Learn how to nail financial modeling for growth stage interviews

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How To Get Into Venture Capital

Learn how to standout in VC recruiting & interviews

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How To Get Into Private Equity

Learn how to succeed in the PE recruiting process

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How To Get Into Investment Banking

The best pathways into this competitive industry


📗 Industry Primers & Deep Dives

Growth Equity Primer: Strategy, Industry, & Career Path

Understanding growth equity and comparing it to private equity and venture investing

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Private Equity Primer: Definition, Examples, Strategy, & Top Firms

A comprehensive guide to the private equity industry and its top firms

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Investment Banking Industry Primer

Understand how the industry works, top firms, and career paths

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SaaS & Growth Metrics Deep Dive

Understand the essential calculations to measure SaaS growth, retention, and efficiency


Additional Articles

The Best Venture Capital Books Every Aspiring VC Should Read

Learn from top investors and past histories in Venture Capital

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A Deep Dive into Investment Banking Recruiting

Learn key dates, timeline, and how the process works

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How Investment Banks Make Money

Profile of major revenue streams with simple explanations

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Investment Banking: Top Exit Opportunities

Breakdown of the most common destinations for former bankers

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Investment Banking Career Path: An In-Depth Guide

Learn about roles, responsibilities, and promotions in this competitive industry

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Why Private Equity? Multiple Winning Answers for Interviews

Learn themes to draw from in crafting your answer to this interview question

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Bookings vs. Billings vs. Revenue for SaaS Companies

Learn about the three different phases in the revenue lifecycle for software businesses

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Accounting Standards for SaaS Companies (What You Need To Know)

Learn accounting rules and standards for software companies

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The World’s Top 18 Technology Private Equity Firms

Learn about the top firms (organized by city) and how they’ve stood out in the industry

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Revenue Recognition for SaaS Companies

Learn how new SaaS contracts convert into proper revenue

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Venture Capital Career Path: The Definitive Guide

Everything you need to know about venture careers, including roles and responsibilities

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Technology Investment Banking: Career, Firms, League Tables

This article is part of my series on the investment banking industry and careers within it Tech businesses have dominated the U.S. and international stock …

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Consulting To Private Equity (Everything You Need To Know)

Understand how to move from consulting to the private equity industry

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Customer Lifetime Value (LTV) for SaaS Companies

Answering the critical question of what a customer is worth to the company

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SaaS Magic Number: Formula, Benchmarks, & Real Examples

Understand what the SaaS magic number is, and what it can tell you when evaluating a company

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The Top 10 Investment Banking Books Every Aspiring Banker Must Read

How new or future bankers can learn from the brightest minds

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How to Answer: Why Investment Banking?: A Comprehensive Guide

How to craft a compelling answer to this interview question

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Superday: Cracking the Final Investment Banking Interviews

Cracking the final stage interview for investment banking roles

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Burn Multiple: Understanding and Calculating the Metric

Burn multiple defines how efficiently a company uses its capital to create new recurring revenue.

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CAC Payback Period: Understanding, Formula & How to Calculate

One of the most underrated metrics to assess growing companies

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