Wharton San Francisco Alumna Makes Leap to Launch Startup

Sally Huang, WG'15

Wharton EMBA alumna Sally Huang, WG’15, went from being an employee at Microsoft to full-time entrepreneur during her time at Wharton San Francisco. We asked Sally, the founder and CEO of Roominnate, which provides 3d visualization for the interior design and real estate space, to tell us more about thisRead More

Wharton EMBA Alumnus Featured on Shark Tank

Zander Adell

Zander Adell, WG’12, came to Wharton San Francisco’s EMBA program to help him transition from artist to entrepreneur. Now, he’s the founder and CEO of Doorman, which was recently featured on the ABC show Shark Tank. We asked Zander to tell us about how his Wharton education is helping himRead More

Student Rel Lavizzo-Mourey on Launching a Startup in School

Rel Lavizzo

Wharton San Francisco second-year EMBA student Rel Lavizzo-Mourey recently launched her luxury outerwear company called Silver Lining on Kickstarter. More than half-way to her fundraising goal, we asked Rel to tell us more about her “double bottom line” venture and how her Wharton experience is helping her build her business.Read More

Executive MBA Entrepreneurs in Washington DC

Put a bunch of executive MBA students together in a room and it doesn’t take long for great ideas to hatch. A good example is when several students from Washington, DC started talking about organizing meetups to enhance Wharton connections in the DC area. Identifying entrepreneurship as a popular topic amongRead More

Wharton EMBA Alumni Ventures Named “Startups to Watch”

Benjamin Young, WG’09, Cofounder of Nexercise.

Several Wharton executive MBA graduates are featured in the most recent issue of the Wharton Alumni Magazine. In “The 2014 Startups to Watch,” Nexercise cofounders Benjamin Young, WG’09, and Gregory Coleman, WG’09, and Graphene Frontiers cofounder Michael Patterson, WG’12, talk about how they launched their ventures during the EMBA program.Read More

Wharton EMBA Alumna Rings NASDAQ Bell in Celebration of IPO

Maxine Gowen, WG'02, founder of Trevena, Inc., celebrates her company's IPO by ringing the bell at NASDAQ.

When we last blogged about Wharton EMBA alumna Maxine Gowen, WG’02, she had recently launched Trevena, Inc., a privately-held pharmaceutical company located in King of Prussia, PA. On Jan. 31, 2014, Trevena celebrated its IPO on the NASDAQ Stock Market. To mark the occasion, Maxine, president and CEO, rang theRead More

Wharton EMBA Is “Not a Check-the-Box Exercise”

Wharton EMBA alumnus Clifton Anderson, WG08, worked for more than a decade in corporate America before launching his own consulting practice, Clifton Anderson Enterprises, in Los Angeles. He now works with corporate clients as well as entrepreneurs, providing services ranging from strategic consulting to leadership training. Clifton recently expanded hisRead More