Is it really worth running towards FAANG or should the focus be work for a startup, get acquired or go public and make 💰💰
Or should it be other way round - work for FAANG first and then work for the startup with prospects of getting acquired or good IPO.
Inputs are appreciated.
Most startups fail and pay poorly. Scoring a big payout is like winning a lottery. Even with a successful exit you can still get shafted big time by share dilution. FANG on other hand pretty much guarantees you an early retirement