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29 resources to tap if you’re launching a startup at Penn

From classes to pitch competitions, this Dorm Room Fund guide outlines all the resources available to Penn students. Look out for other universities in upcoming posts.

Some Dorm Roomers under a First Round mantra in 2016. (Courtesy photo)

Here’s one how-to guide you’re not going to find on LifeHacker: First Round Capital’s Dorm Room Fund just published a walkthrough on how to get a startup up and running at the University of Pennsylvania. It features a whole slew of Penn-specific resources.
Read the guide
Penn student (and former contributorDavid Ongchoco, who handles content and marketing over at DRF took to Medium to bang out an A+ recap of ways Wharton and Penn students can leverage their alma mater’s platform to get their startups off the ground (BTW, Scholly’s CEO Chris Gray, a former undergrad founder, approves).
From entrepreneurial clubs to pitch competitions and investment funds, the guide walks aspiring founders through the breadth of resources available to Penn entrepreneurs.
“This Penn guide is only the first of many ‘How to Start a Startup @ X University’ guides we’ll be releasing in the upcoming weeks and months,” Ongchoco told in an email.
Managing Partner Jeff Ellington gave the guide a shoutout on Twitter, plus a suggestion of one space that looks promising.

We know good content when we see it. And this is some damn good ‘tent.
Interested in more entrepreneurship resources? Check out this sweet infographic we put together. Also, see Philly Startup Leaders’ Philly Tech Guide.

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