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Highlights from the Wharton Australia Trek

The Australian continent is a unique land, full of contrasts. Home to some of the most visually striking landscapes in the world, today Australia is a modern, democratic nation. Australia is often referred to as ‘the lucky country’. The title of Donald Horne’s 1964 book The Lucky Country was intended to be ironic, but it


What Surprised me in Antarctica

Every day in Antarctica, I was surprised by those small moments. When we exchanged feedback to team members in every AAR (After-Action-Review) , when we shared our personal stories and laughed to death, when we crowded in the tent playing poker games, when we heard the guide singing his original song “I shxt alone” in


Wharton India Club’s 12-Day Trek

We did warn them. Look left, right, left again and pray before you stick your hand out to stop traffic. And then cross the road. This winter, Tushar Singla (WG ’18) and I had the opportunity to lead Wharton India Club’s largest ever India Trek. Organizing a trip for nearly 70 people across 5 states

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Wharton MBA Student Starts Tax Company

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


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


Wharton MBA team wins Case Competition at Fuqua

UPenn Wharton MBA team wins Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition at Fuqua The Wharton team outlasted a field of 34 teams to win the Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition, focused on renewable energy development in rural Kenya. MKOPA—a residential solar company operating in East Africa—asked top MBA’s across the country: “How should MKOPA


Penn Foodie Startup NomGoGo Reaches 300 Customers

After reaching 300 customers in under 2 months, Penn-founded foodie startup NomGoGo plans to continue to expand as it provides high quality, convenient meals for group eating experiences. Given this milestone, I sat down with Chen Feng, CEO and founder of NomGoGo, to discuss the company journey and her vision for sustained growth. Chen Feng