Wharton Venture Award
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Funding provided in part by the generosity of William F. Holekamp (WG'72), The Kopelman Foundation and The Heller Family Foundation
The Wharton Venture Award (WVA) is intended to give a few students each year an amazing opportunity: time to work on their ventures. We award these students $10,000 to assist them financially over the summer. This way, they can work on their ventures full time, instead of taking a traditional internship.
Congratulations to 2016 Wharton Venture Award Winners!
Andrew Barnell (WG'17)
Geneoscopy is developing a screening methodology to noninvasively diagnose colorectal cancer (CRC) using biomarkers in stool samples.
Scott Elfenbein (WG'17)
brEDcrumb is a mentorship platform based on shared backgrounds that provides free college admissions consulting to help underserved students attend and graduate from the best college for them.
Christopher Molaro (WG'17) & Adam Pardes (GrENG'18)
We help guide more effective and quantifiable diagnosis of brain and mental health injuries, such as: post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.
Julia Peng (W'17)
A painless, needle-free vaccine patch - because disease reduction should never be painful.
Negar Rajabi (WG'17)
Cemsica is developing a novel membrane technology for carbon capturing.Erik Skantze (WG'17) & Antina Lee (WG'17)
Prints Cubix brings together the best designs and the most talented designers to provide consumers with compelling and useful objects in a simple to use interface.