Wharton Stories: Entrepreneurship

Matt Stephenson, WG’11, founded his nonprofit Code2College after many years of working in finance and education. He reflects on the current opportunities and challenges in the STEM field, and how the Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Program impacted his career.

How This Bendheim Awardee Is Championing More Diversity in STEM

Veteran co-founders Chase Hobby, WG’20, and Evan Seale, WG’20, recall how their time in the armed services played a pivotal role in their desire to pursue entrepreneurship at Wharton.

From the Battlefield to the Boardroom

Learn about virtual student programming and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.

9 Ways for Students to Get Involved with Social Impact This Year

Dr. Aman Bhullar, WG’14, came to Wharton as a physician. Today, he is also an entrepreneur, angel investor, filmmaker, actor, and philanthropist.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Transformed this Doctor’s Career

“There’s this feeling that entrepreneurs are born and not made. And that is, by and large, completely incorrect.”

7 Research-Based Principles All Young Entrepreneurs Should Follow

“Improv is a life tool that every student needs to empower them to become the leaders of tomorrow,” said Meera Menon, W’20, and Philip Chen, W’20, winners of the President’s Engagement Prize.

Empowering Philadelphia Youth with Improv Skills

The winner of the 2020 Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Challenge is a timely telehealth platform for pet parents founded by Felicity Johnson, WG’20.

MBA Startup ‘My Virtual Veterinarian’ Delivers Remote Pet Care

Tanusri Balla, a senior in the M&T Program, shared how being a Wharton 101 TA and Co-Chair of Wharton Council enabled her to positively impact the freshman experience.

How This Undergrad Revamped the Club Recruitment Process for Wharton Freshmen

Joe Magliarditi, WG’19, and Brian Nudd, WG’19, credit Wharton’s EMBA program for their ability to start a successful business during the current economic environment.

How Wharton Brought These Entrepreneurs Together to Launch a Hotel Business

From donations to delivery services for at-risk populations, the Wharton community is joining in the fight against the pandemic.

How Wharton Students Are Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts