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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 Startup Challenge, a campus-wide competition with ...Read 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…Read More Read More

Wharton School Establishes the Stevens Center for Innovation in Finance

PHILADELPHIA, March 14, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today the establishment of the Stevens Center for Innovation in Finance with the support and partnership of 1991 undergraduate alumnus Ross Stevens, founder and CEO of Stone Ridge Holdings Group. The center will stimulate cutting-edge teaching…Read More 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-CEO Joey Zwillinger, featuring mission-oriented entrepreneurs sharing ...Read More

Global Business Leaders Gather in Shanghai for the 53rd Wharton Global Forum

SHANGHAI, March 8, 2019 —The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today welcomed nearly 1,000 global business leaders to the 53rd Wharton Global Forum at the Pudong Shangri-La in Shanghai. The three-day event brings together an international group of Wharton alumni with leaders from business and academia to explore the most critical issues facing ...Read 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 unrestricted financial award of $50,000 as well ...Read More

Wharton School Receives $10 Million Gift from Josh and Marjorie Harris to Advance Learning and Engagement in Alternative Investments

Support by Apollo Global Management Co-founder Josh Harris and his wife Marjorie Harris brings programming for students, academics, and industry leaders in alternative investments to a new level. PHILADELPHIA, February 21, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today a $10 million gift from 1986 undergraduate…Read More Read More

Wharton to Host Global Forum in Shanghai Featuring Dean Geoffrey Garrett and CEOs of Dianping, PAG Asia, E-House

What: The 53rd Wharton Global Forum will bring together more than 800 leaders in business and government along with Wharton School faculty and alumni to explore the most critical issues facing global business. Attendees will share their deep expertise and elite insider perspectives, while examining the tremendous transformation happening in Shanghai, China, Asia and the ...Read More

第53届沃顿商学院全球论坛三月即将登陆上海

2019年2月19日,中国上海— 第53届沃顿商学院全球论坛将于3月8-9日在上海浦东香格里拉大酒店隆重举办,本届论坛汇集800多位政府和商界领袖、沃顿商学院教授及优秀校友,共同探讨全球商业热点话题和不断变化的经济形势。 Read More