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Higher Education Has Profound Effects on Innovation

A new study by Tuck professor Gordon Phillips documents the connection between college education and innovation.

A Look Inside Austin’s Newest Tuckie-Founded Hard Seltzer, Blue Norther

Erica Choo T’21 shares how Blue Norther, a hard seltzer company founded by Austin Pittman T’21, leveraged Tuck resources and launched during the height of a pandemic. By Erica Choo T'21 Blue Norther (noun): 1) A Texas cold front that brings strong winds and a sharp drop in temperature. 2) The best hard seltzer you will ever taste! Blue...

“2000 to 2019: A Twenty-Year Review of Private Equity in Africa”

Femi Giwa T'20 takes a contemporary view of private equity firms and private capital formation on the continent of Africa in his paper, "2000 to 2019: A Twenty-Year Review of Private Equity...

China’s Innovation Revolution

Two new papers from Tuck professor Gordon Phillips reveal a China emerging from the shadows of the Cultural Revolution and embarking on a new era of innovation.

Over 900 Attend Tuck’s 2020 Virtual Summit on AgTech

Attendees from 48 countries logged online to participate in the student-organized, three-day virtual summit on agricultural technology (AgTech)—the world’s largest online conference on AgTech.

New Research on Innovation and China Featured on Tuck PEVC Forum

CPEVC Faculty Director Gordon Phillips, in collaboration with Chinese research scholars at Tsinghua University in Beijing, recently finished two articles on innovation and patents focusing on China: “Education and Innovation:...

Reflections on the 15th Annual Tuck Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

The 15th annual Tuck Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference took place February 6-7, 2020 and attracted a record-breaking 325 registered attendees including professionals, Tuck and Dartmouth alumni, students, faculty, and staff. By Martha O’Neill T’21 The 15th annual Tuck Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference took place February 6-7, 2020 and attracted a record-breaking 325 registered attendees including professionals, Tuck...

Diverse Start-up Founders and Funders on the Rise

This event convened several hundred women and other underrepresented groups within the New York start-up ecosystem and through a series of lightning round panels and start-up pitches, expert entrepreneurs and... By Claire Shaw T’20 In November, with generous support from the Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital, I attended the Founders + Funders Conference presented by Seneca VC,...

Inside Tuck’s Ecosystem Deep Dive

Hosted by Tuck's Center for Entrepreneurship and Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital, this Ecosystem Deep Dive was a content-and career-focused program in the Bay Area exploring entrepreneurship and... By Hugo Naulot T'21 and Robert Sewell T'21 In early October, nine first-year students participated in Tuck’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital...

Tuck Students “Venture” to Boston

In addition to networking, the goal of the trip was to expose students to the different models of venture capita--from early stage to growth, generalist to industry specific. By Claire Dalman T’21 and Ross Klosterman T’20 In early November a group of Tuck students interested in venture capital and entrepreneurship traveled to Boston for a packed...

Exploring Direct Investing Opportunities at the 2019 NAIC Private Equity & Hedge Fund Conference

“When I was deciding between MBA programs, I looked at the alumni network of the schools, prominence of learning centers, and availability of relevant coursework—Tuck is very strong across... By Cristian Molina Cornejo T’21 Before coming to Tuck, I worked at a startup where I led data science projects and infrastructure investment analysis focused on the energy sector....

Tuck Heads West

A student technology trek to Silicon Valley, a Centers-led deep dive into the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Bay Area, and a new California-based career adviser expand Tuck’s cross-country reach.

Tuck Students Launch Search Fund Speaker Series

T’20s Ryan Turk and Jim Prial started an ambitious speaker series at Tuck to teach would-be entrepreneurs about an innovative path to company ownership.

Education Is for Everyone, but College Isn’t

Bloomberg

Highlights research by Gordon Phillips exploring the impact changing jobs has on a worker’s wages. The authors found that workers who were paid less than their coworkers in the...

Viet Nam to Build Database for Financial Research

Việt Nam News

Mention’s Gordon Phillips' keynote speech at the Financial Management Association’s Asia/Pacific Conference. Phillips’ remarks focused on equity issuance, capital structure and bankruptcy issues.

Reflections on the 14th Annual Tuck Private Equity Conference

The 14th annual Tuck Private Equity Conference took place February 7-8, 2019 and attracted over 250 registered attendees including industry professionals, Tuck students, faculty, and staff. The 14th annual Tuck Private Equity Conference took place February 7-8, 2019 and attracted over 250 registered attendees including industry professionals, Tuck students, faculty, and staff.  In a fireside chat on...

At the Center of Tuck

A reinvigorated vision for centers at Tuck is bringing exciting opportunities for students.

The Case for Powerful CEOs

In competitive and rapidly changing markets, Tuck professor Gordon Phillips finds it pays to give chief executives the freedom to act decisively.