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Ross Butler '21 Launches Search Fund WD Capital Holdings

By: A. J. Wasserstein September 2, 2020

WDCH is an investment vehicle that Butler established to acquire a business with $1 to $3 million in annual EBITDA. He plans to purchase from an owner looking to transition out of the business, and Butler will assume the CEO role after closing the deal. “I want to be a leader and a CEO. I...

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Resources at Program on Entrepreneurship

August 28, 2020

Faculty & Staff *Kyle Jensen , Associate Dean and Shanna and Eric Bass '05 Director of Entrepreneurship & Senior Lecturer Email: kyle.jensen@yale.edu Faculty page: https://som.yale.edu/faculty/kyle-jensen  * Jennifer McFadden , Associate Director of Entrepreneurship and Lecturer in the...

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Q&A with Danny Egol '20 - Co-Founder of Inclusion NextWork

August 14, 2020

Tell us about Inclusion NextWork—what are your mission and impact goals? What was the inspiration behind launching Inclusion NextWork? Our mission is to connect, support, and elevate the next generation of leaders in co-creating a more Inclusive, Diverse, Equitable, Accessible, and Socially...

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Ten Student Ventures Win Entrepreneurial Awards

July 28, 2020
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“We are grateful for the alumni who have contributed funding and time to support the Donor-Funded Entrepreneurial Awards program. The students selected for this year’s cohort truly embody Yale SOM’s motto of “educating students for business and society,” said Jennifer McFadden,...

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Jack Rong ’20 Launches Canada-Based Search Fund Suncordy Pacific

By: A. J. Wasserstein July 20, 2020
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Growing up in an entrepreneurial family, Rong has always been interested in entrepreneurship. He discovered the search fund concept during his time at Yale and immediately took to its approach to entrepreneurship. After taking Entrepreneurship through Acquisition, a course that focuses on the...

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Dwayne Luquetta '20 Joins Chenmark Capital Management to Pursue SME Career Path

By: A. J. Wasserstein April 24, 2020
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Dwayne Luquetta, a 2020 MBA candidate of the Yale School of Management (SOM), is joining Portland, Maine-based Chenmark Capital Management as a senior executive. Chenmark is an operating investment vehicle focused on acquiring and building premier small and medium enterprises (SME) with an...

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Student Founder Profile: Yang Zhang '19, Co-Founder & Chairperson of ZXBio

February 22, 2019

Yang Zhang’19 is a Co-founder and the Chairperson of ZXBio. It was 2014, one of my closest friends in China was suffering from non-Hodgkin’s B cell lymphoma and he asked me about the best treatment option. I mentioned Rituximab to him and helped him consult with a physician...

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