I said, "If you have the technical skills and the drive to pursue clearly set goals, you don't need a masters degree to get started. Launch something on a small scale and try to grow it.I've read your blogs on MS degrees. I'm interested in tech entrepreneurship but the problem is I find very few courses and I'm not convinced if they'll help.
"But sir," he quipped, "I am worried. What if I fail and there is no backup? It would be a total disaster for me."
I said "Will the degree give you any guarantees? What if you fail after having spent all your savings on a degree?
Which is why I suggested starting small, and a fraction of the cost you'd spend on a degree. Decide whether to pursue it or not based on how it gains traction.
You won't find the flexibility to do so after you've started a degree.
Customers care more about the quality of the product than the pedigree of the founder."