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WIVA

(Wharton Impact Venture Associates)

Wharton Impact Venture Associates (WIVA) offers best-in-class experiential education in impact investing.

With oversight and training from Wharton Social Impact Initiative, Wharton and Penn students source and conduct rigorous due diligence on high-impact start-ups, and then help facilitate companies’ drive to raise capital with potential investors.

At a Glance

-5 focus sectors
-40+ WIVA Associates
-1,000+ opportunities sourced
-Rigorous due diligence
-Unparalleled Penn & Wharton resources

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“WIVA members are high-performing Penn and Wharton students who aren’t just learning about impact investing—they’re working on real-world deals. It’s no surprise the WIVA team helped facilitate over $1 million for their first deal. I’m proud of this exceptional experiential education that’s shaping future leaders in impact investing.”

-Katherine Klein, Vice Dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative

Learn more about how you can get involved.