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Why I Launched StartU

You can’t spend more than a few days at Wharton without hearing the story of Warby Parker. First, at Welcome Weekend; then in your Marketing 611 class with Barbara Kahn or Jonah Berger; and finally, in just about any elective you take on entrepreneurship, operations, or marketing during your time at Wharton. And, of course,

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This Wharton Entrepreneur’s Startup Will Disrupt the U.S. Real Estate Industry

Steignet, founded by A.J. Steigman (WG’18), will be an arbitrage platform for the residential real estate market.   He is developing proprietary technology to identify undervalued and mispriced assets throughout the U.S. Using machine learning and decision engines, Steignet will generate superior alpha for its real estate investors & partners. —————————————————– A lot of my friends asked me

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2018 Diversity & Inclusion Survey Results

Wharton, when it comes to diversity and inclusion, we have some good news. The percentage of students that believe Wharton has visible leadership from students and administration to foster diversity and inclusion has increased from last year!  While this is great, we still have some work to do. This year during our annual diversity and

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Taxes Served

Wharton MBA student Andre Ellis Jr. has created an on-demand startup company called Taxes Served that is looking to transform the tax preparation industry by offering a digital platform that connects users with experienced tax professionals. The goal for Ellis was to create something that would help improve the financial situation for low-income communities. Prior

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Three Entrepreneurial Lessons I Learned

On November 16, 2017, I was in a Karaoke bar with my SSF peers in the city of San Francisco. I was drinking and singing along, waving and swaying to the music, waiting for my turn to sing my song “Lucky” from Jason Mraz. My phone ringed. It was a message from a friend in

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Get Ready for Enterprise Recruiting!

This time of year, many first- and second-year students are starting to think about their enterprise job search.  In contrast to “mature” on-campus recruiting, the “enterprise” search is less structured, later-timed, and largely networking-driven.  Success is rooted in proactivity, flexibility and resilience.  In the coming weeks, look out for events and communications from MBA Career

AAMBAA Black History Month Programming

Wharton,   Join the African-American MBA Association (AAMBAA) for our 2018 Black History Month Celebration, “We are one, our cause is one…” Throughout the month of February, AAMBAA will host engaging and insightful events to showcase African-American history and commemorate the achievements of Blacks in America. Events will include Hip Hop & Jazz Musicology, a

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