Archive for June, 2009

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Wharton Graduate’s Health Care Story Featured

June 29, 2009

Sandy Khaund, Wharton graduate and entrepreneur, relates his experience with the problems of health care today in an article supporting the arguement that universal health care could boost the economy. MORE 

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BusinessWeek: MBA Alum Quoted in Brazil Feature

June 28, 2009

In a recent article discussing Brazil’s potential as venture capital’s next hotbed, MBA alum Marcus Regueira, a founding partner of Brazilian VC film FIR Capital Partners, was quoted about the launch of a $170 million fund. MORE

Khaleej Times: Wharton-CERT Agreement Covered

June 26, 2009

Khaleej Times, among other news outlets, have featured an article covering the Wharton-CERT agreement. MORE

CNN.com: Wharton SBDC Mentioned

June 26, 2009

The Wharton SBDC is included in a CNN.com article on how students help businesses as consultants. Leslie Mitts is interviewed and a photo of Eric Bradlow is featured. MORE

Philadelphia Inquirer: Wharton SBDC and Director Highlighted

June 26, 2009

The Wharton SBDC is featured and director Therese Flaherty is interviewed in an article focused on the challenges of raising start up funding.  The story highlights the “First Steps” course and a local company that has benefited from the Wharton SBDC’s resources. MORE

NFIB and Visa Inc: Incoming Freshman Young Entrepreneur of the Year

June 25, 2009

Jay Shechtman, an incoming Wharton Freshman from Florida, was named 2009 “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” by the National Federation of Independent Business and Visa Inc. for his student tutoring service You Ask, We Tutor! MORE

CNN.com: WSBDC Joint MBA Program Highlighted

June 18, 2009

CNN.com features Wharton Small Business Development Center in piece about students consulting to businesses, mentioning that it is “ranked by the Financial Times as having the world’s joint best MBA program.” MORE

Financial Times: WEP Programs Featured and WEP Managing Director Interviewed

June 15, 2009

An article entitled “The business of going solo” highlights Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs’ activities for students pursuing entrepreneurship as an alternative to traditional banking positions.  Della Bradshaw, business education editor for the FT, interviewed managing director, Emily Cieri for information on WEP’s internship programs.  The article also promotes Wednesday’s online Q&A session with MBA career management director, Michelle Antonio. MORE

BusinessWeek: Innovation Discussion Lead By Wharton Professors

June 15, 2009

Wharton professors Christian Terwiesch and Karl T. Ulrich discuss how companies can cultivate and select new business opportunities by creating or participating in competitions for ideas. MORE

FIND MBA: WEP Managing Director Interviewed

June 11, 2009

FIND MBA, a business school portal, interviewed WEP managing director Emily Cieri for both an overview of entrepreneurship programs and in a Q&A interview.  MORE MORE

The New York Times online: WBPC and winner NIR Diagnostics Featured

June 10, 2009

The Wharton Business Plan Competition is featured in the New York Times online today. Wharton is the first competition mentioned and grand prize winner NIR Diagnostics garners the last four paragraphs of the article.  MORE

Arrive Magazine: Alumni Company Featured

June 9, 2009

Founded by alumni Brian Lipstein and Alex Avendano, the custom-fit suit tailoring and image consulting company, Henry A. Davidsen, Master Tailors and Image Consultants, is featured in Amtrak Arrive Magazine (pg. 20). MORE