Private Equity and Venture Capital at Tuck
Visiting Speaker: Charles Preusse T’95
Sep 19, 2017
Charles Preusse T'95 has acted as a trusted advisor to senior executives for both multi-billion dollar companies as well as emerging growth companies for nearly three decades. He joined Ridgeway Partners in 2010 and works with companeis to solve their most complex and strategic talent challenges.
2018 Private Equity Conference
This invitation-only event brings together senior industry practitioners from the private equity industry and interested students for an information-packed day of keynote speeches and panel discussions. The conference takes place in Hanover each February. See the conference agenda.
Regional Venture Capital Investment Competition: First Place Goes to Tuck!
On February 10, 2017, a team of Tuck students traveled to Boston to compete against top New England MBA programs in the Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC), the world’s largest venture capital competition with over 70 universities participating. Coached by the directors and two senior fellows of the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship (CPEE), Tuck’s six-person team of first- and second-year students came away with a clear victory, securing them a place in the global finals in April.
The team, pictured from left to right, includes: Lauren Alpeyrie T’17, Joe Henderson T’18, Guneet Sangha T’18, Emily Snyder T’17, Jeff Mullen T’17, and Zoltan Czinkoczky T’18. Their CPEE-affiliated coaches represent both a wealth of knowledge in the industry and a real-life example of the inspiring Tuck/Dartmouth alumni network: Daniella Reichstetter T’07 and Tom Blaisdell T’89, executive directors; Richard Green D’75 and Phil Ferneau D’84, T’96, senior fellows.
Exploring Venture Capital in China
In addition to exploring some of the largest and most influential companies in China, the course included visits to important cultural treasures including Tiananmen Square, The Great Wall, and Lingyin Temple. Read more.
Tuck Team Takes Third at Annual Wharton Buyout Competition
The Wharton MBA Buyout case competition is one of the premier MBA-level case competitions in the world. Teams representing leading business schools all around the world come together to evaluate and make recommendations for a proposed private equity buyout transaction. Read more.
What We Learned at the 2018 Tuck Private Equity Conference
Tuck’s 13th annual Private Equity Conference brought together nearly 250 professionals and students to discuss current trends in the industry and to share best practices in a competitive environment. Read more.
Tuckies Take on PE, VC in Boston
The PE/VC trek is organized by Tuck students twice a year with the help and support of the Career Development Office (CDO) and generous Tuck alumni who work in the industry. Read more.
Creating Impact Through a Venture Capital Firm
The Maine Venture Fund is small VC fund that invests exclusively in Maine companies that demonstrate a potential for high growth and public benefit. Read more.
Interning at Bridgewater with One Hand in My Pocket
Rene Bystron T'18 reflects on the last three months as his summer internship comes to a close, "There has not been a single day when I did not doubt myself. The pain has been immense—but so has the progress." Read more.
The Sage of Omaha: Words of Wisdom from Warren Buffett
Erica Toews T'18 describes life lessons from Warren Buffett, after the Investment Club took 20 Tuck students to Omaha, Nebraska to meet him.