Archive for September, 2010

Wall Street Journal: Wharton MBA alums and former VIP company highlighted

September 30, 2010

Wharton MBA alums and former VIPs, Warby Parker, are highlighted for giving eyewear to those in need in “In Tom’s Shoes” MORE

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Wall Street Journal: Alum of MBA for Executives program featured

September 30, 2010

Wharton | San Francisco MBA for Exec alum, Brian Thompson, who founded Powergetics Inc. as student is featured in “Going Solo” http://goo.gl/UDvk

Wharton Launches New Family Business Fellows Program Modeled on Successful Entrepreneur-in-Residence Series

September 28, 2010

As a result of the Family Business Fellows program, students will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a successful family business member and discuss various aspects of family business governance. http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/news/3906.com

Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s Best Entrepreneurs list names WEP alumni start ups Innova and Milo

September 28, 2010

WEP alumni start-ups Milo and Innova named as 2010 Finalists on Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s list of America’s Best Young Entrepreneurs. Vote now! http://bit.ly/d2wCRb

Reuters: WEP instructor Lawrence Gelburd, Expert panelist, weighs in on “Are turnkey hospitals possible? 

September 14, 2010

In an article for the “Grow Your Own” column, instructor Lawrence Gelburd assesses the merits of a business concept focused on establishing high quality hospitals in geographies worldwide. http://bit.ly/aBNkD8

Harvard Business Review: “Making Social Ventures Work” by Professor Ian MacMillan & Societal Wealth Program Director, James Thompson

September 7, 2010

Professor Ian MacMillan and Societal Wealth Program Director James Thompson discuss how “socially-minded entrepreneurs” can succeed in “emerging economies” and “uncertain markets”. MORE