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

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Mark Pincus, founder of Zynga, attended Wharton and Harvard Business School. He worked for financial firms in between.

Pincus' career began as a financial analyst for Lazard Freres & Co. He then became a VP of Asian Capital Partners in Hong Kong and later, was one for Columbia Capital.

Zynga was Pincus' fourth company. It was founded in 2007.