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911’s Biggest Fears Taken on by Wharton Startup

911’s Biggest Fears Taken on by Wharton Startup

If I asked what the first word you learned to call as a child was, you would most likely say, “911.” That’s because from a very young age we’re taught that if something really hurts to call 911 and go to the emergency room (ER). This lesson is one that we haven’t forgotten. Each year,

Wharton Startup ZEV Set to Facilitate Electric Vehicle Sales

In a world facing climate change, how can we increase electric vehicle (EV) sales? Introducing ZEV’s software solution for automakers and dealerships   I am launching ZEV to help dealerships and automakers sell more electric vehicles by providing consumers with technical information and specific advice on purchasing an electric vehicle for the first time. We

The New Wharton Frontier

There is no denying that The Wharton School is a fantastic place, not only to go to school but to be from as an alumnus.  There is also no denying that most certainly that our school has the reputation as “the finance school” and “the quant school.”  We pride ourselves on our ability to critically

Innovation Stagnation or The Future Cometh?

The IT revolution of the last two decades has recast the fabric of American society, dramatically impacted nearly every other, and unleashed a torrent of entrepreneurship globally.  And yet, in a world fraught with challenges around education, healthcare, economic development, governance, natural resources, and the environment, the latest fruits of Silicon Valley are easier means

Professor Profiles: Kartik Hosanagar

Professor Profiles is a Wharton Journal series featuring unique stories and unknown facts about Wharton faculty.   Kartik Hosanagar is an associate professor of Information and Operations Management; his research focuses on various aspects of Internet commerce, including digital media and Internet marketing.   I step into Professor Hosanagar’s office as another student dashes out,

The Warby Parker of Jeans

Solomon Liou (WG’10) wants you to look tres chic with revolutionary online jeans brand Parke New York. The newest addition to the growing lineup of Wharton-founded startups looking to disrupt the online retail space through niche offerings, Parke New York combines cutting-edge technology, tasteful design and premium fabrics to shake up the world of denim.