He cites data from the Current Population Survey, made up primarily of non-MBAs, that studied the industries where entrepreneurs founded companies. In 2002, the top five industries were non-technical: construction, with 13.48 percent of companies founded by entrepreneurs; retail trade, 12.98 percent; other professional services, 11.02 percent; business services, 8.10 percent; and insurance and real estate, 6.72 percent.
PEEK events will be targeted/marketed to one of three interests:
Why does PEEK cover all three?
Line is blurry between Buyout and Venture Capital investing. Students can learn investing principals in one area that might apply to other; having a club that oversees both encourages such insight
Individuals working in Buyouts and Venture Capital will often work closely with entrepreneurs, and vice versa. Having a club that oversees all three areas provides greater opportunity for interaction during business school
Students can, and are encouraged to, attend any PEEK event
Leadership Andy Phipps Co-Chair John Thorpe Co-Chair Mike Teplitsky Director, Buyouts Anand Babu Director, Entrepreneurship Jeanette Cajide Director, Careers Savinay Berry Director, Venture Capital Laura Lester Director, 1Ys
Faculty Advisors Professor Rogers Professor Stowell Professor Petersen Professor Sutter Scott Whitaker Professor Merkin Professor Collins Professor Hochberg