The TechCrunch to Venture Capital path is well-understood, but TechCrunch to business school? Not quite yet the same trope. Alexia Tsotsis stepped away from her co-EIC role at TechCrunch last year to enroll in the Sloan program at Stanford – essentially a one year MBA.
Hunter Walk: So I know a bit about the Stanford Biz School Sloan Program you’re currently doing since my wife graduated from it too. What was your motivation? Had you been thinking about grad school for a while?
Alexia Tsotsis: If you stop learning, you stop living. I’ve always wanted to go to business school, ever since I knew what it was, and I’ve always wanted to go to Stanford. I went back to school specifically when I did because I was hungry to learn the financial mechanics (the return modeling, etc) behind the startups I had been covering as a writer, in order to…
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