How Private Equity and Management Consulting Prepare Startup CEO - Dan Street

In Chapter 16 of 20 of his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, software entrepreneur and Loku founder Dan Street shares how private equity finance and management consulting experiences prepare him to start an Internet software company. Through M&A private equity deals and consulting for Internet software companies, Street learns about the emotional connections that come with founding a company as well as how to run an Internet business. Street is the founder and CEO of Loku (previously named Borrowed Sugar) which develops Internet software to strengthen local communities. Previously, Street worked in private equity at Kohlberg, Kravis, and Roberts (KKR) and management consulting at Bain & Co. He earned a BA in music and business from Rice University.