Post Tagged with: "Finance"

Harry Fox (left) and Reed Stephens (right), Lepage Center MBA Summer Fellows 2019

Looking to fund your new venture? Try these alternative ideas

There is obviously a need for new and innovative methods for financing startups. As MBA students working on a new venture, we are especially interested in creative funding vehicles. Fortunately, many such opportunities do exist. Below we have outlined options for the next generation of savvy entrepreneurs.

June 24, 2019 ×

Out of the Ordinary: Learning to Generate Abnormal Returns

More risk means more reward. It’s what finance students are taught from the beginning of their studies. Reward is the return that an investment generates to adequately compensate an investor for bearing the risk of the investment (But you already knew that). More importantly, what is risk? Is risk measured […]

February 18, 2014 ×
Lessons from Greece

Lessons from Greece

My name is Patrick Van Brunt and I’m a 2nd year MBA concentrating in marketing and strategic management. I’d like to take this opportunity to write about how the project we did last semester for our European trip has already helped me in my day-to-day life. When my team first […]

November 26, 2013 ×

Venture Capital Fellowship and Private Equity Internship

(Above picture (from right): CFO of Fortune 500, Texas-based Susser Holdings (NYSE: SUSS),  Mary Sullivan, and Jordan Dorenfeld, Tulane MBA Student, Class of  2014) Series: “2nd Year MBAs Talk About Their Summer Internships” MBA Student: Jordan Dorenfeld (Cal Poly, B.S. Accounting ’09) Concentration: Finance, Strategic Management, Energy Year: 2nd Year […]

November 8, 2013 ×
Tommy Milburn Welcomes You to the Master of Finance Blog

Tommy Milburn Welcomes You to the Master of Finance Blog

Welcome to the Tulane MFIN Blog! My name is Tommy Milburn and I am currently a Master of Finance candidate at Tulane University. I hail from Warwick, New York. Some may say that Louisiana is a bit of a ways to travel for school, but I’ve always had a little […]

November 6, 2013 ×
Freeman Days: A Weekend of Networking, Connections For a Lifetime

Freeman Days: A Weekend of Networking, Connections For a Lifetime

By Tommy Milburn, Master of Finance 2014 If you’ve ever sought a job, then somebody has probably told you, “it’s not what you know; rather, it’s who you know.” There is no doubt that the Freeman School of Business’s Master of Finance candidates (MFIN) are developing a deep understanding of […]

November 6, 2013 ×

Empowering Students through Information – Reuters Training Session

There is age old wisdom in understanding one key concept: Knowledge is power. Newman of the nineties sitcom “Seinfeld” understood that he could leverage the flow of information to solicit responses from people. This is what happens in the financial world every day. There are millions of articles written and […]

November 6, 2013 ×

Generating Alpha in a Beta World

by Xi (Jessie) Chen and Shengting (Sandy) Luo Four hours before this photo was taken, we walked into the classroom for our last class at Tulane with excitement.  We were buy-side analysts of the Darwin Fenner Students Managed Fund and fund managers who made investment decisions together. Darwin Fenner Student […]

November 6, 2013 ×

MBA Candidate Amy Garrick Answers Questions About Her MBA Experience

I recently got to spend time with some accepted students for the class of 2015 and some who were just in the process of applying to the Freeman school of business. I always enjoy meeting potential students because it is fun to see where people are coming from and to […]

March 4, 2013 ×

Graduate Business Council 2012-2013

  The Graduate Business Council (GBC), of which all graduate business students are members, serves the academic, professional, and personal interests of its membership. The group facilitates interaction and communication among the student body, the administration, the faculty, and the Tulane community. GBC accomplishes its mission by marketing its students, […]

September 17, 2012 ×