Gift from Barry and Marie Lipman to Expand Lipman Family Prize and Provide Three Six-Figure Prizes to Social Impact Organizations

Applications open July 1, 2019 PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today a new gift from 1970 undergraduate alumnus Barry Lipman and his wife Marie Lipman to expand the Lipman Family Prize. Building on the prize they originally established in 2011, theirRead More

Aditya Mittal, Will Shu, Marisa Drew Among Business Leaders and Renowned University of Pennsylvania/Wharton School Faculty Assembling in London for Wharton Global Forum, June 28

Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and Penn President Amy Gutmann to open conference that explores global business challenges What: The 54th Wharton Global Forum London will bring together hundreds of leaders in business and government along with Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania professors and alumni to explore the most criticalRead More

Wharton School Forms Analytics at Wharton

Brings together state-of-the-art analytical teaching, research, and industry engagement initiatives, funded by an anonymous $15 million gift PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today the establishment of Analytics at Wharton, uniting the School’s trail-blazing teaching, research, and industry engagement initiatives that use bigRead More

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Program on “Scaling Businesses for Profit” and “Globalization of Business” in London, June 27, 2019

What: The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain a better understanding of key business and economic issues through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises. This no-cost, one-day program will feature Wharton Prof. of Operations, Information and Decisions Gad Allon and Prof. of ManagementRead More

Third Annual Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Showcase: Nearly 30 of the Top Startups Across Penn Compete for Over $135,000 in Prizes

PHILADELPHIA, APRIL 23, 2018– Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship is delighted to announced the third annual Startup Showcase, sponsored by Eric Aroesty, C’92, on Friday, May 3, 2019. This annual exposition showcases 28 of the best student-founded ventures from across the Penn community. The presenting teams are semifinalists of the annual StartupRead More

Design For New Tangen Hall Offers Game-Changing Student Entrepreneurship Space

PHILADELPHIA, April 18, 2019 — The University of Pennsylvania today released architectural renderings of the design for the transformative Tangen Hall. The new building, made possible through a $25 million gift from the AKO Foundation on the recommendation of Wharton School alumnus Nicolai Tangen and his wife, Katja, will be Penn’s first dedicated space for cross-campus student entrepreneurship and innovation activity.Read More

SiriusXM Announces the Launch of “Purpose Built” Hosted by Allbirds Co-Founder and Co-CEO Joey Zwillinger

The special series will feature entrepreneurs sharing the secrets behind their successful, socially–responsible companies   SiriusXM’s “Purpose Built” will air on both SiriusXM’s Business Radio and Insight channels NEW YORK – March 12, 2019 – SiriusXM announced today the launch of Purpose Built, a special series hosted by Allbirds Co-Founder and Co-CEORead More

2019 Lipman Family Prize Honorees Named

Winning Honoree will be announced April 26 PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2019 — ACEV, Global Foodbanking Network and World Bicycle Relief have been named as honorees for the 2019 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from an applicant pool of more than one hundred organizations, all three honorees are guaranteed an unrestrictedRead More