Archive for December, 2010 Wharton Societal Wealth Program featured in “Launching a Risky Project?”

December 23, 2010

In “Launching a Risky Project? Learn from Entrepreneurs in Africa”, Professor Ian MacMillan and Societal Wealth Program Director James Thompson “identified seven strategies for launching successful projects in risky environments” that are applicable to ventures based both in the United States and abroad. MORE features Wharton Entreprenurial Programs’ Megan Mitchell

December 17, 2010

Megan Mitchell, WEP’s Senior Associate Director and coordinator of the Wharton Business Plan Competition shares some great tips and insights in “How to Win a Business Plan Competition” MORE

WSJ: WVA winners Nat Turner & Jack Abraham and Wharton Prof. Gelburd featured

December 10, 2010

The WSJ showcases how both Nat Turner and Jack Abraham followed similar pathways to successfully sell their companies only a few years after graduation.  Wharton Professor Lawrence Gelburd also comments on Turner and Abraham’s successes.  MORE

Forbes: Wharton Professor Len Lodish’s “Winning Streak”

December 7, 2010

Wharton Professor Len Lodish featured as an early advisor to and investor in Milo and, 2 Wharton-alum founded start-ups who have successfully sold their companies in November 2010.  MORE

Daily Pennsylvanian: WEP trivia contest “raises awareness about entrepreneurship”

December 2, 2010

Daily Pennsylvanian article features two winners of Wharton Entrepreneurial Program’s trivia contest for Penn undergrads, Venture-a-Guess.  Congrats to Nico Warden, Grand Prize winner of a roundtrip domestic airline ticket on Southwest Airlines, and Nick Greif, Week 2 prize winner of a $60 gift certificate to Wharton-alum owned business Gia Pronto.  MORE

NYT: Prasad Thammineni, Wharton MBA alum and co-founder of Office Drop, discusses employee background checks

December 1, 2010

In a New York Times article, Prasad Thammineni, Wharton MBA alum and co-founder of Office Drop, discusses his company’s approach to balancing client security with employee privacy