Welcome to Master Your Finances. If you’d like to know more about venture capital and the broader investing world from the perspective of high school students, join us as we dive into this fascinating area with Akash Patel and Andrew Somers, recent graduates making waves in the finance industry. Akash, a venture analyst at 1435 Capital is adept at analyzing companies, conducting due diligence and sourcing deals. Additionally is an incoming freshman at Northwestern University studying Economics and Mathematics. Andrew, who’s going to the University of Virginia for Business with a Finance concentration, works on assessing startups, writing research reports, and deal sourcing as an analyst at the same company. Together, they’ll share insights gained during their summer experiences as they work on starting their own venture capital fund called Homeroom Fund, offering valuable advice for high schoolers interested in finance and venture capital.
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