Wharton Entrepreneurship Workshop

Technology Push, Market Pull, and the Search for Product-Market Fit Tuesday, October 6, 4:30 – 6:00 PM JMHH 255 Karl Ulrich, Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Professor of Mechanical Engineering Professor Karl T. Ulrich talks about innovation opportunities are sometimes born of technological possibility and sometimes of emergent customer

Wharton Entrepreneurship Wednesdays

Making More Money by Reducing Rick for Positioning, Targeting, and Pricing – the Most Important Entrepreneurial (Marketing) Decisions Wednesday, October 14, 12:00 – 1:20pm SHDH 351 Len Lodish, Samuel R. Harrell Emeritus Professor, Leader and Co-founder, Global Consulting Practicum, Emeritus Professor of Marketing Business This session will help entrepreneurs make more

Wharton Entrepreneurship Wednesdays

Business Model Development Wednesday, October 21, 12:00 – 1:20pm SHDH 351 Jeffrey Babin, Senior Lecturer and Associate Director, Engineering Entrepreneurship Program Have an idea for a product or service, but don’t know to build a business? Professor Jeffrey Babin, Associate Director of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program, details how to develop

Deadline: President’s Innovation Prize

Launched last year, the President’s Innovation Prize asks students to design a for-profit company that has a positive social impact.  Students may apply in teams of up to five.  In addition to $100,000 in project implementation expenses and a $50,000 living stipend per team member, winners will receive space at

Entrepreneur in Residence: LeRoy Jones

LeRoy E. Jones, GEX’02, is Chief Executive Officer of GSI Health, LLC, a healthcare technology and solution provider, which he founded and developed into a national leader in accountable care coordination, health information exchange, system integration, and interoperability. Mr. Jones is a recognized expert in healthcare information exchange, and health

Entrepreneur in Residence: Annie Wang

Annie Wang (C’05/WG’13) is Co-founder and Co-president of Senvol, the industry leader in data for additive manufacturing (i.e. industrial 3D printing). Senvol’s products and services have been used by a variety of Fortune 500 companies and government agencies in industries such as aerospace, oil & gas, consumer products and automotive.

Pitching Yourself to Startups

Presenter: Maria Halpern, MBA Career Management Join MBA Career Management, Wharton Entrepreneurship, eClub and Tech Club for a session on how to effectively “pitch” yourself for job opportunities at startups. In this workshop, MBACM will share best practices for networking and landing jobs with startups collected from conversations with startup

Entrepreneur in Residence: Brendan McCorkle

Brendan McCorkle EMTM’11, Founder & CEO, Cloudmine Data security & governance often hinders the delivery of mobile initiatives by presenting risks to organizations including privacy, authorization and auditability. Building compliant mobile systems requires expertise in constantly evolving regulations. These challenges make for a perfect storm of complexity within healthcare and

WE Wednesday: Lessons from Artisan Mobile

Bob Moul, CEO of Cloudamize, will share lessons learned on the “rise and fall” of Artisan Mobile. He will talk about the “f” word with real world depth and experience far beyond the cliché “fail fast” mantra of current startup culture. Bob’s original talk at PSL Founder Factory last December

Accelerator Ready

Join KJ Singh, Director of Techstars, NYC for a talk about how to get your venture “Accelerator Ready.” Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars

Startup Finance Workshop

Michael Taormina WG’15, Consultant, VentureOutNY, and Co-founder and former CFO of CommonBond, will explore common startup finance issues faced by entrepreneurs looking to secure capital and properly manage their business. Co-founding and launching CommonBond while an MBA at Wharton, Michael helped raise $10mm in equity capital to finance internal operations

Deadline: Venture Initiation Program

The Venture Initiation Program (VIP) is an incubator program managed by Wharton Entrepreneurship that assists University of Pennsylvania students as they build businesses. VIP students become part of an entrepreneurial community that provides office space, educational programming, professional advising, seed funding awards, and a support system of fellow VIP members

Entrepreneur in Residence: Eliot Ingram

Eliot Ingram (WG’99), is the co-founder and CEO of Clear Admit, a leading digital media and data company that helps MBA applicants find the right business school and helps business schools find the right applicants. For the past fourteen years at Clear Admit, Eliot has helped thousands of applicants gain

Starting-Up: Driving Change Through Entrepreneurship

Come meet some of the biggest names in the startup scene, from data analytics to marketing, and from biotechnology to healthcare. Our panel will feature the CTOs, COOs, and CEOs of RJMetrics, Curalate, Biobots, Gamma Basics, and Seratis. Ask questions, get advice, and pitch your ideas. Discover all there is