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5 Ways to Get Started with Entrepreneurship


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Meet with a member of our knowledgeable staff to discuss your startup idea and learn about how Penn’s entrepreneurship classes, programs, and resources can help you.


Sign up for our newsletter and stories:

Get updates on entrepreneurial events across the University and the region with our weekly newsletter. Read our Entrepreneurship Stories to learn about how Penn students, alumni, and faculty are engaging with entrepreneurship around the world.


Meet with an alumni entrepreneur:

Have a one-on-one conversation with a successful alumni entrepreneur: get advice on your startup and learn about what it’s like living an entrepreneurial life.


Wharton’s Entrepreneurship Specialization on Coursera:

Learn the basics of entrepreneurship, online. Take a single class, or complete all five in the specialization. These courses were created by Wharton, and are taught by Wharton professors, including David Bell, Kartik Hosanagar, David HsuLaura Huang, Ethan Mollick, Lori Rosenkopf, and Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Karl Ulrich.

You can audit any of these classes for free: After creating a Coursera account, search for the course you want to audit (ex. “Entrepreneurship 1: Developing the Opportunity”). Select that course, select Enroll, and then select “Audit the course” at the bottom of the enrollment page.