Archive for January, 2011

Daily Pennsylvanian: M&T alums building a “Socially Conscious Career”

January 27, 2011

Daily Pennsylvanian features M&T alumni company Innova Dynamics, founded by Alex Mittal and Arjun Srinivas and 2nd place winners in the 2008 Wharton Business Plan Competition, whose antimicrobial-imbuing technology improves performance and cleanliness for numerous materials. MORE


St. Petersburg Times features Wharton MBA alum Bud Risser

January 25, 2011

Bud Risser (WG’64) discusses how “Rallys, like so many filling stations, growing bigger with the times” MORE

Business Week: Prof. Ethan Mollick among winners of “Twenty Top Ideas for a Better MBA”

January 20, 2011

Professor Ethan Mollick wins a third-place mention for his ideas on “Alternate Reality Training” for MBA students MORE

Singapore Business Times: Prof. Amit’s VC class “enriching experience” for exchange student

January 18, 2011

An exchange student from Singapore Management University (SMU) discusses experience as an exchange student at Wharton and highlights Professor Raffi Amit’s Venture Capital & Entrepreneurship class as a particularly “enriching experience”.  MORE

Daily Pennsylvanian quotes WEP’s Emily Cieri on social entrepreneurship

January 12, 2011

Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs Managing Director Emily Cieri discusses how “New Wharton programs reflect social entrepreneurship trend”  MORE

Venture Beat: Wild Needle newest venture by WEP Advisory Board member Rick Thompson

January 11, 2011

Rick Thompson, member of Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs Advisory Board and co-founder of Playdom (acquired by Disney in July 2010), has started Wild Needle, which is “focused on social games with a location twist”.  WEP Advisory Board member Robert Coneybeer, Managing Director of Shasta Ventures, appointed to Wild Needle’s board.  MORE

The National: Prof. Raffi Amit featured in article about entrepreneurship in the Middle East

January 3, 2011

Wharton Professor and WEP Academic Director Raffi Amit quoted in article about the importance of Abu Dhabi as the “capital of entrepreneurship and family business of the Middle East”. MORE WEP and VIP featured in “More Business Schools Embracing Do-gooders”

January 3, 2011

Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs Managing Director Emily Cieri discusses the growing interest of MBA students in social enterprise. MORE