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TVS 038 – Patrick Curtis (Founder of Wall Street Oasis) Part I

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TVS 038 – Patrick Curtis (Founder of Wall Street Oasis) Part I

Today we have on a very special guest, Patrick Curtis, who is the founder of WallStreetOasis.com! I met Patrick a few months ago and we've stayed in touch and gotten drinks a coupl ...

Today we have on a very special guest, Patrick Curtis, who is the founder of WallStreetOasis.com! I met Patrick a few months ago and we’ve stayed in touch and gotten drinks a couple times, but thought he would be incredibly interesting to bring on the podcast given his experience working in finance and starting his own company. Hope you enjoy the conversation!

  1. Tell me a bit about your background
    1. Williams College
    2. Wharton Undergrad
    3. Rothschild Investment Banking
    4. TailWind Capital
  2. Going from a Yoga Studio to Investment Banking
    1. Competitiveness of Investment Banking Internships nowadays
  3. How the banking culture was in 2002 after 9/11 and the dot com bubble crash compared to today
  4. What it was like transitioning from Banking to Private Equity
    1. Getting fired from your first private equity job and the lessons Patrick learned
  5. How did you start Wall Street Oasis and what were some of the roadblocks that you faced initially?
    1. Technical challenges
    2. Working with developers
  6. What was the decision to go to Wharton to get your MBA? How did that affect Wall Street Oasis?
    1. Party, Travel, Wall Street Oasis (PTW)

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