Archive for September, 2008

Wall Street Journal: Wharton alumni firm, Vumii, wins WSJ 2008 Innovation of the Year Award

September 29, 2008

The firm, co-founded by Wharton alumnus Randall Foster, is recognized in the Physical Security category.



Wall Street Journal: Prof. Amit on “How to Cope With the Credit Crunch “

September 28, 2008

Prof. Amit is interviewed on tactics such as factoring that small businesses can use to avoid the credit crunch. MORE

“Get it Started” Sept, 2008:

September 15, 2008

Some of this month’s stories include: Big League Playmaker–Wharton Entrepreneurial Intern Fellow Makes Most of Summer at Sports Start-up and Friend of the Devil–Wharton Asst. Professor Kartik Hosanagar Says Legal File-Sharing Here to Stay

Wall Street Journal: NFIB and WEP’s Prof. MacMillan release “Johnny Money” online game

September 11, 2008

The Wall Street Journal reports, “The National Federation of Independent Business’s Young Entrepreneur Foundation and University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School today released a game to help teens feel what being a small business owner is all about.” MORE

Wall Street Journal: Prof. Amit Explains How a Devalued US Currency Can Help Growing Firms

September 9, 2008

Prof. Amit is interviewed to discuss challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurs related to currency changes worldwide. MORE

Wall Street Journal online: Wharton-PBS Innovation Collaboration Featured

September 5, 2008

The Wall Street Journal’s entrepreneurship blog, “Independent Street” highlights Knowledge @ Wharton’s collaboration with PBS’s Nightly Business Report.  K @ W and NBR are seeking to find out from viewers and readers, “What are the 30 Most Important Innovations of the Past 30 Years?” MORE

BusinessWeek online: Entrepreneurial Intern Fellow Devin Griffin is featured

September 4, 2008

In “How to Go to Business School for Free” Devin Griffin, Wharton Entrepreneurship Club co-president and winner of a WEP Entrepreneurial Intern Fellowship, is featured as one of a very few Wharton students who receive “Wharton’s crown jewel of financial aid, the Howard E. Mitchell Scholarship.” MORE

Nightly Business Report: Prof. Ian MacMillan on innovation

September 2, 2008

Prof. MacMillan comments on innovation that makes a business impact as part of Nightly Business Report’s special report with Knowledge@Wharton to identify “The Top 30 Innovations of the Last 30 Years.”  More

Financial Express (India): Q&A with Prof. Raffi Amit

September 2, 2008



India’s Financial Express conducts a broad Q&A with WEP co-director Prof. Raffi Amit which included a discussion of Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs’ mission.  MORE