The Cornell Entrepreneur Network (CEN) is just one of many ways you can leverage Cornell to help you start or grow your business.

Cornell Silicon Valley (CSV)

  • CSV provides educational and networking opportunities throughout the Bay Area, with programs based in Silicon Valley, downtown San Francisco, the peninsula, and South Bay.

Entrepreneurship at Cornell (EaC)

BR start-up suite

Venture capital and private equity

Advisors, mentors, and networking

Accelerators, incubators, and workspaces

  • Established in 2008, by Student Agencies Foundation in collaboration with Entrepreneurship at Cornell, eLab has worked with hundreds of students in turning concepts into real businesses with notable exits. It is a direct affiliate of Student Agencies, and each year four Johnson students serve as eLab fellows to assist in various aspects of incubation services.

  • This is an open, flexible and dynamic collaboration and co-working space fostering entrepreneurship for the entire Cornell community, with two locations and more than 15,000 square feet of space: eHub Kennedy Hall and eHub Collegetown.

Start-up jobs

  • Join the fastest growing entrepreneurship platform for students and alumni. With a rapidly growing userbase of 110,000+ users, you can find or become a mentor, get questions answered on the forum, apply to startup jobs and internships, or simply discover Cornell University startups.

  • Angel List may be useful for searching start-up jobs, as well as alumni that are involved in start-ups.

  • This is the oldest independent student-run company in the nation, which provides diverse services ranging from summer storage to campus marketing to business plan development. With over 200 undergraduates involved in SAI, it is the second-largest employer of students in the Ithaca area after Cornell.