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Archive for August 2019

Four Columbia Student Ventures Get $225,000 in Funding

Four student-founded ventures at Columbia Business School have been awarded a total of $225,000 in seed funding through the school’s Eugene M. Lang Entrepreneurial Initiative Fund. Every year, graduating students at Columbia Business School have the opportunity to apply for early-stage investments from the fund, which was created in 1996 with a $1 million donation…

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Wharton’s MBA Class of 2021 Profile

The stats are out on the latest crop of full-time MBA students at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, the Class of 2021. Interestingly, the number of applicants continues to decline, down to 5,905 from 6,245 last year – which was itself a drop from 6,692 the year before. Despite the smaller application pool, admission to…

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Seven Professors Join Darden for New Academic Year

As the summer draws to a close, business schools are welcoming their new faculty cohorts to campus for the new academic year. At University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, seven new professors are joining the school for 2019-2020. Two of these professors are in the area of Strategy, Ethics and Entrepreneurship. One of those…

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Yale Alum Startup Wins NYU-Yale Pitchoff

The Yale alumni startup Statera Therapeutics has won the NYU-Yale Summer Accelerator Pitchoff, involving Yale School of Management and New York University’s Stern School of Business. The competition is organized by the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute and the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale (Tsai CITY) for students and alums participating in summer accelerator programs…

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IE Adds Master in Finance Exchange Program With London Business School

IE Business School and London Business School have announced a new exchange agreement for Master in Finance students. With the new partnership, students from both programs now have additional opportunities to gain international experience during their studies. For IE and London Business School students, the exchanges will take place near the end of the one-year…

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