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Watch the Session: Deans Robert Hansen and Matthew Slaughter and Professors Sydney Finkelstein and Phillip Stocken participate in a panel discussion regarding the current economic situation.
Learn about the conference: Tuck hosted the 4th annual Private Equity and Growth Ventures Conference on February 6, 2009. Wilbur Ross of WL Ross & Co. and Edwin Kania of Flagship Ventures were keynote speakers.
Tuck Team Wins!: MBA students, Jeff Crane, Steve Hallowell, Eugene Hsu, Sam Landman and Ted Wilson won the New England regionals of the Venture Capital Investment Competition. They were advised by Professor Wainwright and Center Fellow, Richard Green.
MBA Host and Research Fellows selected for the 2007-2008 academic year.
View the recently updated 2007 Private Equity Club Student Resume Book.
Professor Blaydon was a guest on the Nightly Business Report (PBS)
on March 27th discussing the Goldman Sachs plan to raise $20B
for its next private equity fund.
Attend the Stahler Entrepreneurship Workshop Series at Tuck on May 9th
and learn how the co-founder and CEO grew the company
from two people in a garage to over 900 employees.
Professor Colin Blaydon recently appeared on The NEWSHOUR with Jim Lehrer
discussing how the biggest-ever private equity buyout of Equity Office Properties by Blackstone
has effects far beyond Wall Street.
The Maynard Entrepreneurial Internship Program provides partial funding
for students to work with growth companies. Host companies and students apply now
for Summer 2007.
Ed Glassmeyer T'68 of Oak Investment Partners and Renny Smith T'83 of TH Lee Putnam Ventures
will speak at the annual Private Equity and Growth Ventures Conference at Tuck on February 2nd.
Professor Blaydon leads a panel at The 2006 Emerging Markets Private Equity Forum in London on November 30th.
The Center announces three Advisory Board appointments: Jim Allwin T'76, Aetos Capital; Allan Ferguson, 3i;
and Jack Tankersley T'74, Meritage Funds.
Professors Colin Blaydon and Fred Wainwright authored an article on participating preferred
in the July 2006 issue of the Venture Capital Journal.
Center welcomes MBA Fellows for the 2006-07 academic year.
Center welcomes Peter Goodson (Clayton, Dubilier & Rice) and Richard Green (Granite State Angels)
as Center Fellows.
Director Colin Blaydon comments on "IPOs: Don't Fear the Flip" in CCNMoney.com.
The Stahler Entrepreneurship Workshop Series: An evening presentation and
training session on due diligence will be held at Tuck on May 3rd.
Public lecture at Tuck on April 28th:
Bernie Marcus, Co-Founder and Former CEO, The Home Depot.
Center workshop at Tuck on April 10th. Buyouts: Is the Party Over?
Private Equity and Growth Ventures Conference at Tuck February 17-18, 2006.
Center publishes results of Valuation Guidelines Survey.
The Center announces four Advisory Board appointments: David G. Brown T'85, Oak Hill Venture Partners;
Robert F. End D'77, T82, Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity;
Harry W. Kellogg Jr., Silicon Valley Bank; and David H. Russ, Dartmouth College Investment Office
Executive Director Fred Wainwright discusses recent developments in the LBO market.
Center to host Info Session for current Tuck students. Sign-up today!
Greener Ventures, a Dartmouth conference on entrepreneurship, co-hosted by the Center October 15.
Center welcomes new MBA Fellows for the 2005-2006 school year.
Director Colin Blaydon has "Quote Of The Week" in Buyouts.
Director Colin Blaydon comments on the current trends in IPOs.
Professors Colin Blaydon and Fred Wainwright discuss valuation guidelines in their article in the Venture Capital Journal.
Center publishes results of Exit Strategies Survey.
Center completes industry survey of valuation practices and prepares to host conference June 8 & 9.
Director Colin Blaydon comments on the resurgence of the buyout industry in Barron's.
Business Intelligence Advisors returns to Tuck for a special presentation to students.
New "Business Plan Competition" section added to Useful Links page.
Executive Director Fred Wainwright discusses strategies for building a business in Entrepreneur Magazine.
Tuck Entrepreneurial Internship Program info session scheduled for Thursday, February 24.
Executive Director Fred Wainwright comments on alternative IPO strategies in a Boston Globe article.
Center announces appointment of Charles Hutchinson as Entrepreneurship Fellow.
Executive Director Fred Wainwright discusses the dangers
of credit cards as financing tools for entrepreneurs in a Wall Street Journal article.
Renny Smith of Thomas H. Lee Partners is the Center's new Chairman of
the Board of Advisors. He was recently quoted in an article on the buyout industry.
Gordon Nye, Prism Venture Partners; Robert Molinari, Medstars; and Sherri Oberg, Acusphere are among the visiting lecturers in the
Advanced Entrepreneurship course this fall.
Center welcomes new MBA Fellows for the 2004-2005 school year.
Center publishes results of Limited Partnership Agreements survey.
Tuck's entrepreneurship program rated top 25 by Entrepreneur magazine.
Professors Colin Blaydon and Fred Wainwright discuss valuation guidelines in their article in Private Equity International magazine.
Center selects Tuck Entrepreneurial Internship recipients for summer 2004.
Center hosts 3rd Annual EVI Conference at Tuck June 2-4.
Center co-hosts strategic venture investing workshop. Featured Speaker: Roger Guidi, Vice President of Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation
Led by Howard Young T'04, Woomera Therapeutics takes top honors, and $170,000 prize, at Start Up New Hampshire business plan competition.
Tuck Incubator Program team Virtual Mechanic selected as a finalist at the Jungle Business Plan Competition.
Woomera Therapeutics, a life sciences venture whose presentation was led by Howard Young T'04, wins $5,000 business plan competition at Greener Ventures conference.
Advisory board member Dana Callow T'79, Boston Millenia Partners, spotlighted in valuation article in The Deal.
Greener Ventures conference features Jeff Immelt D'78, CEO of General Electric, and Governor Craig Benson of New Hampshire.
Business Intelligence Advisors present program "Detecting Deception, Strategic Interviewing and Elicitation for Investment Analysis".
Three teams selected for Tuck Incubator Program.
The Center and The Deal magazine co-host presentation on 3/9 about private equity valuation and reporting issues.
Tuck team wins $1,000 Entrepreneur's Choice Award at the 2004 Venture Capital Investment Competition.
Center co-hosted due diligence workshop with attorney, consultant, investor, and medical device entrepreneur.
Russ Steenberg T'83 and Steve Kelly T'99 of Merrill Lynch Private Equity Partners visited Tuck to discuss fund-of-funds and latest
private equity developments.
Alumni Interviews: meet entrepreneurs Peter C. Georgiopoulos T'87, Jed Simmons T'87 and John Stahler T'69.
Robert H. Niehaus, Chairman and Senior Member of Greenhill Capital Partners, will be at Tuck to speak about the buyout industry and private equity careers.
Colin Blaydon and Fred Wainwright lead panels on valuation and reporting in COO/CFO conference hosted by Private Equity International.
Center Advisory Board member Fred Maynard will discuss "What LPs are looking for in 2004" on January 20 at the Private Equity Analyst Outlook Conference.
Our Valuation Conference proceedings are now available.
Professor Colin Blaydon spoke on standardized valuations at the Private Equity Analyst Limited Partners Summit West in San Francisco on December 3, 2003.
The Center has been awarded a NASDAQ Foundation grant to fund a one-year study of entrepreneurial exit strategies.
Professor Colin Blaydon spoke on the role of valuation reporting at the 3rd Annual Private Equity, Venture Capital & Institutional Investment Summit in Paris on November 6, 2003.
Renny Smith, TH Lee Putnam Ventures; Ed Glassmeyer, Oak Investment Partners; and Bruce Rauner, GTCR are among the visiting
lecturers in the Private Equity Finance course this fall.
NH Governor Craig Benson speaks to Tuck students at center hosted entrepreneurship presentation.
The Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship's study of valuation practices and guidelines has
been updated to include additional buyout fund responses.
The center announces the appointment of A. Dana Callow Jr. T'79 to it's Advisory Board. Mr. Callow
is the founder of Boston Millennia Partners and serves as a director for several private and public companies.
On July 23 the center hosted a dinner meeting for entrepreneurship summer MBA interns and their
host company managers.
Professor Colin Blaydon was a keynote speaker and panelist at the 2003 Private
Equity COOs and CFOs Forum in London on July 9.
Professor Colin Blaydon was appointed
to the Advisory Board of The Journal of Private Equity and
Professor Fred Wainwright was appointed to the Editorial Board
of The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance & Business Ventures.
Over 350 people attended Greener Ventures, a Dartmouth entrepreneurship conference co-hosted
by the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship. Speakers included NH Governor Craig Benson
and Sherri Oberg, CEO of Acusphere.
Colin Blaydon and Michael Horvath speak out on the
relationship between LPs and GPs in the March issue of
Venture Capital Journal.
Professor Colin Blaydon spoke at the
upcoming Entrepreneurial Finance and Initial Public
Offerings conference March 6-8, 2003 hosted jointly by the
Stanford Graduate School of Business and the New York Stock Exchange.
Read "The Year of Valuation Guidelines" written by Professors Blaydon, Horvath and Wainwright in the Private Equity Annual Review, jointly published by
PrivateEquityOnline and Private Equity International magazine.
Read the article (PDF) »
The center's study of valuation practices and guidelines continues with a survey of senior partners and CFOs of buyout firms. The survey was launched
on February 10, 2003.
A free "Building the Team" Workshop was held on Monday, January 27, 2003 from 7-8:30pm in the Stoneman Classroom, Murdough Center, Tuck School of Business.
Professors Fred Wainwright and Michael Horvath served as faculty advisors for Tuck first-year Forum project teams. The teams worked on their own entrepreneurial
startups or as consultants for established companies in a variety of industries including hedge funds and venture capital.
Professor Colin Blaydon was quoted in the Wall Street Journal's "2002 Year End Review" of the venture capital industry.
The Center named its MBA Fellows for the academic year. Twelve Tuck MBA students have been selected to conduct research and interview practitioners
regarding various private equity topics. The Fellows are: Owen DeHoff, Ian Drummond, Sal Gagliano, Chris Gostyla, Rob Hatch, Micah Meisel, Avery Nelson, Jonathan
Rotolo, Theresa Sorrentino, Andrew Ulmer, Prat Verma, and Andrew Waldeck.
Tuck MBA students Ned Coletta and Preble Jaques won the Advanced Entrepreneurship business plan competition. Their startup, called ThermalVision, is a medical
device company that uses microwave technology to increase the safety and effectiveness of vision improvement procedures.
The Center announced four Board appointments Peter Barris T'77, NEA; Mario Draghi, Goldman Sachs; Jon Newcomb D'68, Leeds Weld & Co; Eliot Powell T'83,
The Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship's industry-wide study of venture capital valuation practices reaches 50% response rate.