Archive for the ‘WEMBA West’ Category

Poets & Quants: A Wharton EMBA Decides To Do A Startup

December 12, 2013
From dumplings to China to starting her own company, Lindsay Stewart, WG’14, ponders her way through this charming essay, and comes out positively lyrical over Wharton and the community the school engenders:
“That kind of instant camaraderie is not just heart warming. It’s inspirational and keeps you moving in the lonely world of entrepreneurship that can easily get mired in pajamas, long naps and unfinished goals.”

Read this one if you need a pick-me-up today, entrepreneurs. You’ll remember why you love Wharton, and why you’re doing what you’re doing. MORE

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Wharton Magazine: Startup Enterprise: The Next Generation

February 4, 2013

“‎Wharton Magazine profiles some amazing Wharton-founded startups, including CommonBond Co, PoverUP, CarHound, Prajwalbharat (Lightup India), Baby.com.br & Curalate – MORE

Pasadena Star-News: CarHound Takes the Hassle Out of Buying a Car

August 10, 2012

Wharton|San Francisco Venture Initiation Program company CarHound (founded by Andrew Liu WG’12) allows consumers to bypass the stressful process of visiting numerous dealerships and negotiation with salespeople when shopping for a new car. MORE

The Economic Times of India: With MBA from US, Indians return to do business at home

July 27, 2012

The Economic Times of India showcases the growing number of Ivy League educated Indian students who are returning home to India to pursue an entrepreneurial career path. The article features a number of Wharton/Penn students and alums, including Sameer Nigam WG’09; Shuchi Pandya WG’12; Anirudh Suri WG’12; Vinay Mahadik WG’13; Shiv Kapoor W’13 & Aneesh Satnaliwala W’13/E’13 (co-founders of ThisYaThat.com); Kunal Bahl M&T’06 (founder of SnapDeal) and Daniel Garblik WG’11 & Lalit Kalani WG’11 (co-founders of Bandar Foods) MORE

Data Informed: Foursquare, Vinspin Unleash Hadoop-based Recommendation Engines

July 17, 2012

Need a wine recommendation? Check out VinSpin, a mobile app developed by VinoEno co-founders Victor Chao & Kevin Bersofsky (2011 MBA grads from the Wharton Executive MBA program in San Francisco) MORE

Harvard Business Review (blog): Big Data for the Rest of Us

June 8, 2012

Founder of VinoEno, Kevin Bersofsky WG11 (with Victor Chao WG’11) shares how big data helped them grow their start-up. MORE