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Through a series of conversations on the Dollars and Change podcast, Vice Dean Katherine Klein explores the topics of racial equity in investing and diversity in the workplace with leaders in the field.
Diversity and Racial Equity in Investing: Conversations with Industry Leaders and Researchers
“I’m most interested in the rebels always having a fighting chance, not just because it’s my business and my livelihood, but also because I think it’s better for innovation.”
Alexis Ohanian: Supporting Business Rebels Through Venture Capital
Senior Fellows Patrizio Cernetti, WG’16, and Jon Soberg, WG’09, mentor students working on real-world data projects.
How Wharton Customer Analytics Connects Alumni, Students, and Companies
This year’s finalists tackled firefighter cancer, frontline medical devices, maternal nutrition, global healthcare access, and more.
4 Startup Challenge Finalists Share What Inspired Their Ventures
Celebrating International Women’s Day: 2021
If you’re a first-year MBA student at Wharton and you’re launching or leading a social venture, learn how the Jacobs Impact Entrepreneur Prize can help power your startup.
Two Crucial Things Student Social Entrepreneurs Need — and How to Get Them
David Lawrence, WG’21, Divya Balaji Kamerkar, WG’21, and Alan Wang, WG’21 discuss their social ventures, and how the Jacobs Impact Entrepreneur Prize helped power their startups.
Launching Social Enterprises: How the Jacobs Prize Supported These Wharton MBAs
Veteran co-founders Chase Hobby, WG’20, and Evan Seale, WG’20, recall how their time in the armed services played a pivotal role in their desire to pursue entrepreneurship at Wharton.
From the Battlefield to the Boardroom
“There’s this feeling that entrepreneurs are born and not made. And that is, by and large, completely incorrect.”
7 Research-Based Principles All Young Entrepreneurs Should Follow
The winner of the 2020 Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Challenge is a timely telehealth platform for pet parents founded by Felicity Johnson, WG’20.
MBA Startup ‘My Virtual Veterinarian’ Delivers Remote Pet Care
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