Mayor James Kenney to Attend Wharton School Amazon HQ2 Student Competition Finals Oct. 13 on University of Pennsylvania Campus

The Wharton School is pleased to harness its entrepreneurial, analytical and communications talent to support the City of Philadelphia’s efforts to bid for Amazon’s second headquarters. Two complementary contests for students are now launched: a Writing Competition conceived by the Wharton Communication Program and the Amazon HQ Case Competition developed by Wharton undergraduate students. Read More

Wharton Business Plan Competition Perlman Grand Prize Winner BioCellection is Cleaning the Oceans with Bioengineered Bacteria

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that student team BioCellection won the $30,000 Perlman Grand Prize of the 2016 Wharton Business Plan Competition—as well as the Wharton Social Impact Prize, the Gloeckner Undergraduate Award, the Michelson People’s Choice Award, and the Committee Award for Most ‘Wow Factor,’ making them the first team in BPC history to win five awards. Read More

Wharton Venture Award, Early Supporter of Past Recipients Invite Media, & Warby Parker, Selects Wharton School Student Entrepreneurs to Receive $50,000 in Summer Venturing Support

Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce recipients of the 2012 Wharton Venture Award (WVA).  The $10,000 award supports students financially over the summer so that they can concentrate on developing their own entrepreneurial ventures instead of pursuing traditional full-time internships.Read More