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Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship is here to help Penn students interested in entrepreneurship & innovation find their unique path and career.

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Penn Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Use our handy tool and filter all of Penn’s entrepreneurial resources by type and also by our two locations.

Resources at Philadelphia and San Francisco

Start Here Mondays

Don’t know where to start? Meet with one of our knowledgeable staff and craft your entrepreneurial path.

Brand new to entrepreneurship? Here are 5 ways to get started.

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Entrepreneurship Classes

Work on your startup in class, develop a product, or prepare yourself for a career in startups, private equity & VC, intrapreneurship, or social entrepreneurship.

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The Penn Wharton Innovation Fund exists to fund creative and meaningfully innovative ventures from the Penn student community. Alberto Vitale WG’59, who endowed the Penn Wharton Innovation Fund, hopes that it will be “a catalyst to stimulate innovation at the School and to surface the brainpower of its students.” All funding decisions are made by our Investment Team.

We now have 3 different award levels based upon your venture implementation phase: Validation Phase ($250); Implementation Phase ($1000); Launch Phase ($5000)

OPEN to all Penn students. Both for-profit and nonprofit ventures are eligible.

Applications are now OPEN. The next deadline is March 17, 2019, at 11:59 pm Eastern.

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#entrePENNeur Stories

Leadership and The Importance of Company Culture

Guiding entrepreneurs making the transition from a successful startup to a large enterprise.

The Pitch: Live from the Wharton School

Katherine Sizov, C’19, founder of  Strella Biotechnology, who won the competition will appear on a full-length episode in late Spring.

Meet Lia: At-Home Pregnancy Steps Into The 21st Century

Karl Ulrich sits down with IPD alumni Bethany Edwards and Anna Simpson to discuss their product Lia

LaunchPad on Sirius XM Channel 132, Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School

Listen to Karl Ulrich, Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, as he interviews today’s leading entrepreneurs and innovators.

2018: The Wharton Year In Review

The comprehensive list of all the events and programs produced by Wharton.

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