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TechCrunch Disrupt: Inspired by the Hottest Trends and Startup Pitches

If you have watched HBO’s “Silicon Valley,” you may still remember the amazing moment when the founder of Pied Piper delivered a mind-blowing demo in front of judges, media, investors, and hundreds of participants. This scene was set a TechCrunch Disrupt, a real event where founders take turns pitching their ideas. This year, TechCrunch Disrupt

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We Will All Be Caregivers

From a very early age, I have been a caregiver. I didn’t realize how influential this role has been to my personality, interests, and decisions until I began working on my current startup, www.Yeva.co — a digital space for users to share caregiving advice through their personal stories. I started Yeva because my journey wasn’t unique, and millions of others

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My Journey with Nomgogo

If you ever struggled with having lunch at Huntsman, you probably should have heard about Nomgogo. It’s a social eating startup founded by Chen Feng (WG’18) and a couple of our classmates who had the same struggle before. They started the business on campus at the end of last year, and now you can order

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Run Your Race: Welcome Back from The Wharton Journal

“Winners slow down the least.” That’s the insight Y Combinator founder, Paul Graham, shared when comparing startups to sprinting. He noticed that sprinters attain their highest acceleration out of the blocks and spend the rest of the race slowing down, and he compared it to the productivity curve of a company which follows a similar

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Stretching at Wharton

I don’t have an elephant’s memory. One of the few poems that I could recite was Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken: “two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference”. I presume that he was probably talking about some sort of his

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Welcome from the Class of 2018 Cluster Presidents

  Getting into Wharton is not the most impressive thing you will ever achieve. However, it is a key step in our lives and an incredible opportunity, so take advantage of it. Empathy and People are the most important subjects: Focus on meeting as many people as possible. The number of life stories intertwined here

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5 Lessons I Learned as a PM in Silicon Valley

During the past twelve weeks I was a Product Manager intern at PayPal in San Jose. The summer internship was a bold and important step for me – as an MBA student, I was passionate about working in the exciting tech industry, as well as curious about adjusting myself to the American working culture. All

MBA Career Management: What’s New for 2017-2018

Throughout the year, MBA Career Management collects student feedback on how our office can better serve your needs. Based on student input last year, we are excited to announce several updates for 2017-2018: Career Advising: More appointments: Q1 advising appointments are now 30 minutes in length, which has allowed to increase the total number of

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