17 People Making Way More Money After Leaving Finance for Start-Ups

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Neil Capel was initially a consultant for Morgan Stanley. Now he runs content recommendation company Sailthru, which has raised nearly $30 million.

Before he started his personalized email and online content recommendation company, Sailthru, Capel had a number of gigs, including one as a consultant to Morgan Stanley.

Sailthru's revenue grew 270% last year and it has raised nearly $30 million to date.