First year MBA students are responsible for developing an investment thesis on a sector of their choosing and presenting to leading venture capital firms. 


THE PROCESS

TRAINING

TRAINING

Continual training and best practices for venture capital and entrepreneurship

MENTORSHIP

Partner with top VCs, second year WVP members, and Wharton professors for guidance

RESEARCH

Select a sector and network with startups, thought leaders, and Wharton alumni in the industry

THESIS

Develop a take on the sector and begin drafting a presentation

SOURCE STARTUPS

Identify and profile early stage startups that align with sector

VC PRESENTATIONS

Present thesis and startups to leading VC firms in Silicon Valley and New York City


VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS

Wharton Venture Partners works with the following venture capitals firms:

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SILICON VALLEY

Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers

Sequoia Capital

Accel Partners

New Enterprise Associates

Andreessen Horowitz

Greylock

Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Lightspeed Ventures

Founder Collective

 

NEW YORK CITY

Bessemer Venture Partners

New Enterprise Associates

Greycroft Partners

Union Square Ventures

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Tribeca Ventures

Betaworks

Venrock

Scout Ventures