TEJU finance was launched in 2015 with the simple purpose of combining the best elements from the digital and the analogue world of finance education:
Ease of access, powerful search capabilities, and an interactive learning experience from the digital world. Not to mention free of charge.
A comprehensive, research based, and in-depths discussion of topics with high practical relevance that is usually reserved to textbooks.
While our project is still in its infancy, the positive feedback from users around the world encourages us to keep expanding our platform with additional courses and topics as well as with even more easy-to-use formats and presentations.
The founder of TEJU finance is Urs Wälchli. Urs is the Associate Academic Director at Rochester-Bern Executive Programs as well as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance at the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester.
Urs studied finance and economics at the University of Bern, Switzerland, where he graduated with a PhD in 2008. During his studies, he was a visiting scholar at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania as well as the Stern School of Business at the New York University. Between 2008 and 2015, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Bern, and between 2011 and 2016 a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. His current research focuses on the corporate aging phenomenon. He is a coauthor of Handbuch der Bewertung, a standard textbook on firm valuation (in German). Urs is married with two children. See here for a more extensive CV and here for a list of selected publications.
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