Archive for September, 2009

DP: Alum Featured in Alternative Employment Article

September 30, 2009

In a Daily Pennsylvanian article discussing alternative employment after graduation, such as launching a company or working for a family business, Wharton and College alum Amit Friedlander is featured for his experience working for family business MoveRight Consulting. MORE

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mb.com: Wharton and IESE Business School Study Featured

September 30, 2009

Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation article “Values in family-owned business” featured a ground-breaking study of Single Family Offices conducted by Raphael Amit and Todd Milay, from Wharton, and Heinrich Leichtenstein and M. Julia Prats of IESE Business School. MORE

WSJ: Professor of Entrepreneurship Quoted

September 30, 2009

In a Wall Street Journal article discussing the cons of government stimulus, Raphael Amit, professor of entrepreneurship at Wharton, gives advice to businesses dealing with stimulus projects. MORE

WSJ: UPenn Professor Featured as Judge

September 27, 2009

For the third year in a row, The Wall Street Journal has listed the top small workplaces of the year. Professor Peter Cappelli, director of the Center for Human Resources at Wharton, was one of the eight judges that weighed in. MORE

BusinessWeek: Alumni Company Featured

September 18, 2009

Startup Mint.com, recently purchased by Intuit, owes much to alumni company First Round Capital. Named by BusinessWeek as a “new breed of high-risk, early-stage venture capitalist”, First Round Capital opted to back the fledgling company at a time when other VCs demurred. MORE

Philadelphia Business Journal: University City Science Center and UPenn Featured

September 17, 2009

Philadelphia Business Journal featured the University City Science Center for it’s business incubators, which have an annual economic impact in the Philadelphia area of $9 billion. UPenn, with a 40% stake, is the largest shareholder of the nonprofit center. MORE

Philadelphia Business Journal: SBDC and Others Announce Career GPS

September 12, 2009

Wharton Small Business Development Center, along with BioAdvance and the University City Science Center, are featured for their announced plans of creating a program called Career GPS, designed to help displaced biopharmaceutical professionals navigate the job market in the region’s life science community. MORE

CNN.com: VIP Member and Company Featured

September 10, 2009

Tal Raviv, VIP member and founder of DropCard, is featured in an article highlighting entrepreneurs still in college. He is further quoted throughout the article about his entrepreneurship journey and about DropCard, an e-business card that lets users send more contact information than is commonly found on a business card. MORE