Membership Eligibility Requirements & Benefits
About Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Alumni Association
Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Alumni Association is open to private equity, venture capital, or other private alternatives investment professionals AND have graduated from The Wharton School or the University of Pennsylvania.
Investment professionals include those who are investing equity capital in venture stage companies, growth equity, buyouts, real estate, take-privates, or secondaries from a dedicated firm, family office, institutional limited partners, or professionals who manage third party fund-of-funds targeting the private equity and venture capital space. Mezzanine debt/private debt and angel investors who invest actively in private companies may also qualify.
Advisors, investment bankers, placement agents, senior lenders, lawyers, consultants, accountants, and other service providers may participate in select events and as sponsors.
If you are not familiar with us already, Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Alumni Association is the only alumni club dedicated to connecting and providing industry knowledge and updates to investment professionals around the globe. As an active member, you will find WPEVCAA will be a valuable tool you can use to:
- build your network within the Wharton/UPENN investor community
- connect and share ideas with industry peers,
- participate in top level industry conferences and investor only events at great savings,
- access and post openings to the Wharton PE/VC Job Board,
- interact with the School as a student mentor, speaker, or contributor to the PE-focused curriculum
- enhance Wharton's standing in the private investor community.
Please fill out the on-line application below which will be submitted to the Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Alumni Association Membership Committee for approval (if your membership has expired and you are not current on your dues, you will be asked to resubmit your information prior to payment). You will not be asked for any financial informaton at this stage (i.e. credit card number). If further clarification is needed, the Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Alumni Association Administrator will contact you. Once approved, you will receive authorization via email, and instructions to complete your transaction online.
IF YOU HAVE AN ACCOUNT ALREADY, PLEASE LOG IN PRIOR TO APPLYING.
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN ACCOUNT, THE SYSTEM WILL CREATE ONE FOR YOU DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE APPLICATION PROCESS CAN TAKE 2-3 DAYS AS WE VERIFY INFORMATION.