Archive for February, 2011

The Providence Phoenix: VIP company Catapulter featured for making ground travel “smarter”

February 24, 2011

In “Catapulter wants you to travel smarter”, Catapulter (a Wharton VIP Company) founders Jen Cheng WG’11 and Adam Waaramaa WG’11, discuss how using their service will make planning ground travel easier. MORE

Philadelphia Inquirer: Wharton Small Business Development Center’s Therese Flaherty gives advice for start-ups

February 15, 2011

Therese Flaherty of the Wharton Small Business Development Center is featured on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer (2/14/2011). Therese is interviewed on the trends she is seeing among entrepreneurs who, the article says are “dazzled by the Wharton name” and  seek Wharton SBDC assistance. MORE

TV Tokyo: “Social Entrepreneurship at Wharton”

February 9, 2011

“Social Entrepreneurship at Wharton” highlights Wharton VIP entrepreneurs Charlie Javice W’14 of PoverUP & Jason Halpern (W’10/E’10/MSE’10) of PowerFlower Solar. MORE

Wharton Journal: VIP member Davis Smith announces sale of PoolTables.com

February 7, 2011

In the February 6th issue of the Wharton Journal, Davis Smith discusses sale of his company, PoolTables.com, and shares some advice for student entrepreneurs. MORE

TechCrunch: Wharton U/G company Wanderfly raises $1M in funding

February 2, 2011

Wanderfly has raised $1 Million from Charles River Ventures and has partnered with hotels.com, Jetsetter, Quintessentially and Business Traveler. MORE