Wharton Stories: Venture Capital/Private Equity

Ashmeet Sidana, WG’03, founder of Engineering Capital, credits Wharton with the opportunity to apply his knowledge and experience to venture capital.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Technologist Transition to VC

Julian Gomez Faustino, WG’20, came to Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives for its undiluted MBA and global focus.

Why This Chief Risk Officer Says Wharton Is Worth the Commute from Mexico City

Teams from Yale, Wharton, and Oxford presented winning pitches that secured $100,000 in impact investments for three high-impact start-ups.

Pitching for Impact: Results from the 8th Annual MIINT Competition

The MIINT gives hundreds of business school students across the globe a hands-on education in impact investing.

How the MIINT Program Trains Students to Think Like Impact Investors

“By providing students transformative opportunities to learn and develop, we can shape more of Wharton’s most creative and entrepreneurial students into future leaders of the industry.” — Josh Harris, W’86

With Alternative Investment Careers Rising, Wharton Doubles Down

Only 1% of venture capital funds go to women of color each year. As a WISE Fellow, Chanelle Lansley, WG’19, is working to change that statistic for the better.

How This MBA Explored Blockchain to Drive Funds to Entrepreneurial Women of Color

“If you can’t distill and communicate the value props of your company succinctly, then you’re not going to be able to sell the product; if you can’t say it, you can’t sell it.”

Q&A with Investor Jillian Manus: How Student Entrepreneurs Can Overcome Failure and Find their Superpower

“A college atmosphere brings with it lots of opportunities. You have opportunities to address a dense cluster of people that you can experiment with and try selling products and services to in a very tight geographic area.”

Q&A with Investor Phil Nadel: How College Students Can Seize the Entrepreneurial Spirit on Campus

How this EMBA Alumna Transitioned from the Corporate World to Venture Capital

Our gender lens investing report by Wharton Social Impact’s Sandi Hunt and Sherryl Kuhlman and gender lens investing expert and alumna Suzanne Biegel, W’84, shows key findings on the current state of the field.

7 Takeaways from Project Sage 2.0, the Global Scan of Gender Lens Private Equity, VC, and Private Debt Funds