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Q & A with Cornell Entrepreneurs of the Year

Watch Cornell’s 2018 Entrepreneurs of the Year Steve Conine ’95 and Niraj Shah ‘95, Co-founders of Wayfair, in a Q&A moderated by Lance Collins, Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering. Learn more about Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year

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Reunion 2018: How Cornell Does Entrepreneurship

Hear entrepreneurial updates from Zach Shulman ’87 – Entrepreneurship at CornellBrad Treat MBA ’02 – Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Deb Streeter – The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Steve Gal ’88 – Johnson Graduate School of Management.


2018 eLab Demo Day

Witness Cornell’s top student startups on their journey to success at Demo Day 2018. Learn more about eLab.
2018 Startups: Antithesis, bumble & butter, Combplex, Doplr, Dragon Catcher, Estalink, Ezra Box, Guardian Health, HairDays, Loch, The Worldwide Travel Network, Rewardzzz, ĺko Systems.


Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

Last November, Entrepreneurship at Cornell hosted the annual Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit in New York City. Learn more about Summit 2018.

Speakers included: Martha E. Pollack – President of Cornell University, Stefanie Kasselakis Kyles – CEO & President of Vassilaros Coffee, Ilya Sukhar ’07, Meng ’08 – General Partner of Matrix Partners, Liza Landsman ’90 – President of Jet.com,  Robert Smith ’85 – Founder Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners,  Steve Hindy ’71, Mat ’75 – Co-Founder and Chairman of Brooklyn Brewery, JJ Ramberg – Co-founder & Chairman of Goodshop and Host of MSNBC’s Your Business, Jon Oringer – Founder, Chairman and CEO of Shutterstock.com.

Moderated by: Scott Belsky ’02


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Ithaca entrepreneurs light up region’s startup economy

Ithaca and the surrounding region are bright spots in upstate New York’s startup economy, according to panelists at a recent “who’s who” gathering of the local entrepreneurship community. Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, a partnership of Cornell, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College, hosted the event, “State of Ithaca’s Startup Economy,” June 27 to discuss how the community can encourage a steady pace of startup growth.

A Conversation with Geek Girls

A Conversation with Geek Girls, a panel discussion on breaking barriers for women in technology, will feature the co-author of “Geek Girl Rising,” Heather Cabot, April 18 at 7 p.m. in Alice Statler Auditorium, followed by a Q&A. The event is free and open to the public.

Startup Schools: America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities 2014

For the second time, Stanford University out-muscled its East Coast rivals to top the FORBES 2014 most entrepreneurial universities list. Silicon Valley’s reach has extended across California, as the state’s schools took over half of this year’s top ten spots.

What You Can Learn About Starting a Business From the Fintech Industry

In New York City on Wednesday, executives at leading financial services startups spoke about building a successful startup in today’s increasingly challenging global environment. The event was part of the Cornell Entrepreneurship Network, an extension of the university’s professional business network.

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