Archive for April, 2009

BusinessWeek: Wharton Alumni Company Discuss Managing Growth

April 24, 2009

Wharton Alumni couple discuss the changes they were forced to make to manage growth for their company Petplan Pet Insurance, an insurance company that insures tens of thousands of pets across the country. MORE

The Philadelphia Inquirer: VIP Company StealthRowing Highlighted

April 21, 2009

The Philadelphia Inquirer highlights Wharton VIP Stealth Rowing. Along with Stealth Rowing’s PennVention win, the article notes founder Daniel Harbuck won a Wharton Venture Award last year and is among the Great Eight Wharton Business Plan Competition finalists. MORE

The Daily Pennsylvanian: WEP Aids Students in Finding Internships

April 20, 2009

The Daily Pennsylvanian features WEP’s efforts to connect Wharton undergrads with growth firms seeking talented interns. Emily Cieri and 2008 Entrepreneurial Intern Fellow Matt Owens are quoted. MORE

Philadelphia Business Journal: VIP Company Among PennVention Winners

April 13, 2009

StealthRowing, a VIP company that designs and makes specialized training equipment that allows rowers to get the effect of rowing on the water while training indoors, took the top prize at PennVention, winning $5,000. MORE

BusinessWeek: Wharton Alums Named Among America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs

April 6, 2009

Alex Mittal, founder of Innova Materials, and Felipe Vergara, co-founder of Lumni, were both named among America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs. MORE