Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship has put the School on the map as a hotbed for aspiring founders and a place where startups find essential support, both intellectually and financially.
All figures from 2016–18 unless noted
Companies founded by undergraduate alumni
Total funding for student ventures
Students across Penn who’ve participated in the annual Startup Challenge
Capital raised by MBA alumni startups since 2006
PWE team members in Philadelphia and San Francisco
Minimum seed funding for each student venture awarded through the Penn Wharton Innovation Fund
Prize money available to Penn and Wharton student entrepreneurs annually
Student ventures awarded through the Penn Wharton Innovation Fund
Companies founded by MBA alumni
Students engaged through PWE programming
Airtime each Wednesday for Launch Pad, hosted by vice dean of entrepreneurship and innovation Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer WG96 on Wharton Business Radio, SiriusXM channel 132
Alumni and business professionals who’ve volunteered to help aspiring Penn student entrepreneurs through the “Experts in Residence” program
Student ventures developed through PWE
Published as “Innovation Incubation” in the Spring/Summer 2019 issue of Wharton Magazine.