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You are viewing 12 posts for 14 May 2015 with the tag The Wharton School

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Jacobson Strategic Communications

Susan Jacobson has created one of the region’s leading Communications firm and over 30 jobs since she started Jacobson Strategic Communications in 2010. She counts among her clients: the University of…

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LuxTech

Sean Darras founded LuxTech – which designs, develops and engineers LED modules that enable light fixture manufacturers to enter or expand their offerings. -- in June 2012. By the beginning of…

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AEFIS, LLC.

Mustafa Sualp, President and CEO, founded AEFIS as a start-up company in 2009, incubated within his first company Untra Corporation, the IT consulting business Sualp founded in 1999 which became 85th…

  • Ellison Nursing Group, LLC.

Ellison Nursing Group, LLC.

In 2012, Lauren Ellison (RN, CEO and Founder of Ellison Nursing Group) made investments to start two residential caregiving facilities in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. These facilities will provide short-term…

  • Team Clean

Team Clean

Donna Allie states, “Our Wharton University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) consulting team’s suggestions made all the difference in our winning the contract to clean the newest ‘jewel’ of Philadelphia -…

  • CETRA, Inc.

CETRA, Inc.

Jiri Stekjskal, CEO and Founder of CETRA, Inc., has grown jobs and sales locally while building the foundation for a truly sustainable global business. With 20 full-time employees and almost $4…

  • YIKES, Inc.

YIKES, Inc.

In 1996 Tracy Levesque and her partner Mia Levesque founded YIKES, Inc, now a substantial business with 8 full-time employees. Located in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, YIKES provides…

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Union Packaging

“Entrepreneurs have big egos. They have big dreams. And they need a lot of knowledge to carry out those dreams,” says Michael Pearson, president of Union Packaging in Yeadon, Delaware County,…

  • Daedalus Innovations

Daedalus Innovations

Ron Peterson had just two weeks left to get a proposal in to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) when he realized he needed some serious help. “The deadline came at…

  • Giá Pronto Restaurants

Giá Pronto Restaurants

Marco Lentini just opened the fifth of his Gia Pronto "fast casual" Italian food shops. Lentini, 31, is a prime example of small businesses who are creating jobs, which is exactly…

  • Bassett’s Ice Cream

Bassett’s Ice Cream

President Obama recently stopped in at the Reading Terminal Market for a taste from America's oldest ice cream company. Since 1885, Bassett’s Ice Cream, a family owned business, has been…

  • Alexander Perry, Inc.

Alexander Perry, Inc.

Alexander Perry, Inc. is a certified woman-owned minority business enterprise specializing in providing interior architecture and space planning to corporations, educational institutions, and private residences.The company's clients include the Philadelphia…