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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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Ten Student Ventures Win Entrepreneurial Awards

July 28, 2020
School of Management

“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
Jack Rong

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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Sage Advice from a PE Industry Expert

By: Ellie Campion March 19, 2018
EMBA students

On September 15, 2017, the asset management track had an intimate lunch followed by a colloquia session with Robert “Bob” Davis. Bob is the founder and Managing Partner of Nebrodi Partners, a Connecticut-based private equity firm. Prior to establishing Nebrodi Partners, Bob was a Managing...

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