Over 25 years ago, HWI Partners Managing Director, Martin Hunt, founded the Entrepreneurs Club at Swarthmore College and went to NYC to see Mr. Kohlberg talk about the growth of private equity. Thank you, Mr. Kohlberg, for your generosity to Swarthmore and contributions to private equity. http://on.wsj.com/1DhcqdT
Knowledge on the Go!
Congratulations to the Harvard Business School Club of Washington, DC on a successful first annual leadership gala dinner. Nice to see my classmates Orville Bailey and Godfrey Gill. A big congratulations to Glenn Youngkin, one of the first HBS of DC Alumni Achievement Award recipients.
On Thursday April 3, the Presidents Breakfast Club will provide a special “PBC at Night.” We will have a 6:00 p.m. evening venue at Venturef0rth in Center City at 417 N. 8th Street. Venturef0rth is an urban campus and co-working community of Philadelphia tech startups. Currently home to over two dozen early-stage companies, its mission is to do whatever it takes to enable the region’s startups to succeed. It is designed as a key on-ramp to the tech ecosystem for entrepreneurs new to Philadelphia. In addition to a community of like-minded peers, it provides access to investors and entrepreneurs-in-residence.
The speaker will be Elliot Menschik, the founder and leader of Venturef0rth. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the founder and managing director of Acuity Health a strategic consulting practice focused on “healthtech”. He also devotes some time to advising early-stage technology companies including as a mentor at DreamIt Ventures in Philadelphia and NYC.
Blockbusters and big business – The future of competitive advantage in media.
hbsclubwdc.netSpace is limited! Blockbuster, Hit-making, Risk-taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment presented by world-renowned HBS Professor Dr. Anita Elberse What’s behind the phenomenal success of entertainment businesses such as Warner Bros., Marvel…
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Valuation expertise helps to build sustainable competitive advantages. HWI Partners agrees with McKinsey & Company’s assessment that “applying the four cornerstones of finance sometimes means going against the crowd”. http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/corporate_finance/the_ceos_guide_to_corporate_finance