Your idea is just the beginning.  Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship is here to help you turn your world-changing idea into a growing venture.



Entrepreneurship Classes

Take entrepreneurship classes to learn every part of building a business. Work on your venture (MGMT231/806), design a product (OIDD415/654), grasp the legal aspects of entrepreneurship (LGST213/813), and more.

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Apply to join VIP-Community (rolling application), and become part of the most dedicated community of entrepreneurs at Penn. VIP-C members meet regularly in the group co-working space to support each other, set goals for their startups, take workshops, and get group advising on their ventures.

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Startup Showcase

A showcase of the best student ventures from across the University of Pennsylvania, plus the finals of the Startup Challenge. This is the biggest entrepreneurship event of the year at Penn.

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Innovation Fund

Apply for a Penn Wharton Innovation Fund award to get seed funding for your innovative startup (monthly applications).

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Practical Problems

Meet with experts in law, business, tech, design, research, PR, communications, and more who can help you with the practical problems of launching a startup through our Experts in Residence program.

Haft Entrepreneur in Residence

Meet one-on-one with alumni entrepreneurs and ask them anything; another side of our Experts in Residence program.

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