Entrepreneurship & Tech articles

Top 10 reasons to attend the BizTech@Wharton Conference

Top 10 reasons to attend the BizTech@Wharton Conference

Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center (1101 Arch Street) When: 8:30am – 5:30pm, Friday November 7th Buy tickets at http://bit.ly/BizTechTix 1. Tech is hot! In recent years, tech has become the third most popular industry at the school – Biztech@Wharton will give you more than enough content to discuss in your upcoming tech interview. How will that tech firm

The Magic at Google

Google’s EIS at Wharton has one of the highest attendance rates in recent years, surpassing even Goldman Sachs and McKinsey. Students from all walks of life, who invested hundreds of hours interviewing for other industries, all showed up to listen to what Google had to say. This matters not just because recruiting season is in

WG ’14s Launch New Messenger App, WeHub

WeHUB changes the messaging game by incorporating features from existing communication apps, and some you’ve never seen before, into one unified, gamified, messaging platform. WeHUB takes messaging to a whole new level.  Created by Hagen Lee (WG’14) two years ago, WeHUB Messenger exhibits a variety of unique features at enable you recall hastily sent messages

Unconventional Wisdom

Synopsis: The Regional Seminar, a component of SSF, brings the knowledge of industry leaders and entrepreneurs to Wharton students – this article shares some of those insights. What is this Regional Seminar? It’s compulsory? And do we have to write reflections? The whining began as with any Wharton course we are involuntarily signed up to.

You’ve Got Mail!

When Wharton students, Adarsh Manpuria (WG15), Apoorva Pandhi (WG15) & Daniel Judd (W14) found themselves discussing, week after week, how painful it was to manage their overload of school & personal emails (100+ emails daily), they realized that there has to be a simpler, more efficient way of managing their inbox. Daniel had seen some

A WG’15 in VC: Meet Dana Rosenberg

By Jon Yeow (WG’15) Dana is an MBA student at Wharton with a passion for startups and venture capital. Dana is currently working with Maveron, a consumer-only venture firm based in Seattle and San Francisco. Prior to Wharton, Dana was active in digital health startups, first leading user acquisition and engagement at consumer health startup,

Finding Apartments Made Easy By VeryApt

by Kalpi Desai (WG’16) We’ve all experienced the nightmare of finding housing in Philly. Ashrit Kamireddi (WG ’14), Scott Bierbryer (WG ’14), and Andrew Mackowski decided to do something about it. In 2013, they launched VeryApt.com, a website that uses an intelligent apartment search algorithm to help people find the right apartment. How did you

Inside TechCrunch Disrupt

by Sean Moran (WG’15) Silicon Valley is obsessed with itself.  On one hand, this is for good reason: the region has arguably driven all meaningful new economic growth in the United States in the past 50 years.  On the other hand, as the region’s eponymous HBO show has captured so brilliantly, the self-promotion has become comically

First Year Perspectives: Meet Andrew Wilkinson (WG ’16), Founder of Non-Profit, studentdonate.com

by Kalpi Desai (WG’16) We all know getting your education is not cheap. Have you ever wondered if you could crowdfund your education? Andrew Wilkinson (WG ’16) created studentdonate.com, a nonprofit that helps student collect micro-donations through an online platform. Studentdonate.com has helped over 500 students and in total, studentdonate.com has raised over $85K.   How