SAMPLE START-UP & SMALL BUSINESS CANDIDATES
Prokanga A graduated from Middlebury and received her MBA from Harvard Business School. She worked at Morgan Stanley and a leading PE firm pre-MBA, and then spent five years in a media company’s strategy group after graduating from HBS. Since 2015, she has been consulting for various start-ups on general business planning. Her clients have included several start-ups in the film and content space.
Prokanga B received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her JD from Duke. She spent six years in legal practice before launching a very successful small business in NYC and running it for five years. She wound down this business to spend more time with her family and is now interested in supporting operations for a young start-up on a part-time basis.
Prokanga C graduated from Cambridge and received her MBA from Harvard Business School. Her early career was in financial services, with roles at both investment banks and private equity firms. After attending HBS, she focused on finance in the retail, e-commerce, luxury goods and fashion industries, always with a focus on emerging and growing brands. Her experience includes M&A at VF Corporation, leading finance (including fundraising) at an e-commerce company, and running all operations and finance for an emerging jewelry brand.
Prokanga D graduated from Boston College and received her MA in Economic & Political Development from Columbia. She worked in logistics planning, supply chain and operations pre-MA. After receiving her MA, she went to a media company, where she has been for seven years. She currently leads operations and financial management for one division of the company, and is looking for an opportunity to join a smaller firm where she would have both more impact and more flexibility.