Posts by Maria Velicu

Practice Pitch

Negotiating the deal Separate in your mind economic issues from issues of control.  It is not uncommon to sell more than 50% of the economic interest of a business while maintaining effective control.  Decide on the kind of investors you want – do you want passive investors who will provide capital and then let you get on with building the business or do you want investors that can help you

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Financial Life After Yale in Chicago

On Thursday evening, March 16th in collaboration with the Yale Club of Chicago, the AYA sponsored the latest in our series of Careers, Life, and Yale events: Financial Life After Yale. At Morningstar’s elegant Chicago offices, Yale alums John Caserta and Charisse Conanan Johnson spent the evening with a group of recent Yale alums discussing personal financial planning.