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CFA Vs MBA: How Entrepreneurs Can Benefit From Doing Both

Tom McGillycuddy is a CFA charter holder; Matt Matham has an MBA degree. They joined forces to start a new company

By  Seb Murray

Wed Jun 19 2019

CFA and MBA are often pitted as rivals. But the two premier business and finance qualifications are not mutually exclusive.

There is a value in obtaining both an MBA degree and Chartered Financial Analyst status, not least acquiring technical and managerial skills to move into senior investment management positions.

CFA and MBA can also help in setting up your own business. 


Tom McGillycuddy and Matt Matham founded tickr, an investment app that helps people save towards their future by investing in the things they care about. In other words, the app helps empower people to make money and have a positive impact at the same time. 

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