Your Startup Life Starts Here

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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Upcoming Events


Philly New Tech Meetup

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
University City Science Center


Villanova Startup Job Fair

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Villanova University


The competition is open to ALL Penn students from any Penn school with a venture in any industry. Teams that advance to the Semifinals (top 25) will be invited to pitch live at the Penn Wharton Startup Showcase on Friday May 3, 2019. Before submitting an application, please review the rules, FAQ, judging criteria, and competition timeline. Information about what an how to submit can be found here. We are grateful to Eric Aroesty, C’92, for his sponsorship of the Penn Wharton Startup Challenge and Showcase.

Applications are now OPEN. The deadline January 27, 2019, at 11:59 pm Eastern.

#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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