Private Equity and Venture Capital at Tuck

Tuck Team Going to VCIC Global Finals

Congratulations to this team of Tuckies for winning the New England Regionals of the Venture Capital Investment Competition (#VCIC) on Friday, earning them a trip to the VCIC Global Finals! T'19s Sheena Jindal, Sarah Igoe, and Elizabeth Clegg, and T'20s Ross Klosterman, Gavin Loudfoot, and Chris Bartenstein will represent Tuck at the finals this April in Chapel Hill. Big thanks to Jim Feuille D’79, executive director of the Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital, and Dick Green D’75, who served as advisors.

2019 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.

Tuck Team Achieves Success at MIT Private Equity Competition

This year’s case was to develop a recommendation on the proposed buyout of Seaboard Corporation, a Fortune 500 Company. Read more.

Tuck Competes at Wharton’s MBA Impact Investing Network & Training Competition

"MIINT was an accurate simulation of what to expect as an early stage impact investor, even more than what we would have been exposed to in a traditional classroom environment," says Teja Kadire T’19. Read more.

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.

Tuck Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Trek to NYC

Caitlin Bolnick T'19 and Nikilesh Eswarapu T'19 led a group of 20 first- and second-year students across two days visiting a diverse set of startups and venture capital firms. Read more

Visiting Speaker: Charles Preusse T’95

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.

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.

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.

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.
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