Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Showcase

On April 28, 2017, we showcase the best student-founded startups from across the University of Pennsylvania

  • Watch the finals of the Startup Challenge
  • Vote for the Michelson People’s Choice winner
  • Talk with student entrepreneurs demoing their startups
  • Network with entrepreneurial alumni
  • Give an elevator pitch to an investor–in an elevator
  • Show your Penn pride with entrepreneurially themed photo booth photos
  • Learn about entrepreneurial resources across Penn
  • Get entrepreneurial insights from our fascinating panelists
  • Agenda for the day

The inaugural Startup Showcase will take place on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Jon M. Huntsman Hall

Can’t make it to campus? You can live stream the Startup Challenge Finalist Pitches 1:45 – 4:00 pm, watch their elevator pitches at 4:00 pm on Facebook Live, and vote remotely for the Michelson People’s Choice winner!

The Startup Challenge and Startup Showcase are version 2.0 of the Wharton Business Plan Competition.

We are grateful to the sponsors of the 2016-17 Penn Wharton Startup Challenge:

Grand Prize Sponsor:
Ellen H. and Richard E. Perlman (W’68)

Platinum Sponsor:
Gary and Alya Michelson Foundations

Gold Sponsor:
Eric Aroesty (C’92)

Silver Sponsor:
Friend of PWSC:

 In-Kind Sponsors:

Morgan Lewis