Andrew McAfee (left); Max Levchin. Photo: Gretchen Ertl
Kathryn O'Neill | EECS Contributor
“If you’re going to start a company, do it now,” PayPal co-founder Max Levchin told MIT students during a recent “fireside chat” on campus. Would-be founders should jump in early, he said, because entrepreneurship is a tough enterprise made tougher by the prospect of giving up the comforts of a more traditional career.