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Entrepreneurial News from the Cornell Community

  • Light for Africa wins Big Idea competition
    An idea that uses soda bottles to bring light to people in developing countries won the $3,000 first-place prize April 20 at the Big Idea undergraduate business competition, part of this year's Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration, April 19-20.
  • Aaron Holiday, MBA ’12 Selected as Prestigious Kauffman Finalist
    Aaron Holiday, MBA ‘12, was selected by The Center for Venture Education to participate in the seventeenth class of the Kauffman Fellows Program – an elite and highly selective two-year apprenticeship in which participants work for leading venture capital firms across the nation.
  • PopShop Opens Its Doors in Collegetown
    PopShop, a pop-up project in the heart of Collegetown across from the Palms, opened its doors and revealed its new co-working space.
  • 'PULSE' throbs with entrepreneurial activity
    After Cornell's College of Engineering held a startup career fair in February, the high turnout made administrators wonder how many students had already started their own businesses, said John Jaquette, executive director of Entrepreneurship@Cornell
  • Dyson School ranked No. 3 by Businessweek
    Cornell's Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management has been ranked No. 3 in Bloomberg Businessweek's seventh annual ranking of "The Best Undergraduate Business Schools."
  • DNANO Systems moves protein-expression business to McGovern Center
    Cornell's biotechnology business incubator has just welcomed another client: DNANO Systems LLC.
  • CornellNYC Tech campus, connective media draw sold-out NYC crowd
    The Cornell Club in Manhattan buzzed Feb. 23 as 140 alumni, students and faculty joined Dan Huttenlocher, the newly appointed vice provost and founding dean of the CornellNYC Tech campus, home of the Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute, to discuss Cornell's impact on the technology scene and the increasing role of technology in media.
  • City, Cornell celebrate new McGovern Center and prospect of economic boost
    Mayor Svante Myrick and Cornell University President David Skorton, among others, gathered Thursday afternoon to welcome Glycobia Inc. to the Kevin McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences in Weill Hall on campus.
  • Panelists advise students on working for tech startups
    New York City brings together a wide variety of creative talent that's highly conducive to innovation and entrepreneurship, according to founders and chief technical officers (CTOs) of several startup businesses.
  • Four companies to get expert help from JumpStart program
    The Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart program, funded by Empire State Development's Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR), helps New York state small businesses develop and improve their products through collaborations with university scientists, the ultimate goal being revenue growth and job creation.