Don '47 and Margi '47 Berens endow the Berens Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Johnson School.
1980
Samuel Seltzer '48 provides funding to create the Personal Enterprise Program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
1982
First Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year Award made to Sanford Weill '55.
1984
First Moses and Loulu Seltzer Personal Enterprise forum, endowed by Samuel Seltzer '48 presents guest speakers Stuart and Jane Bewley, founders of California Coolers.
1985
Bruce F. Failing, Sr., Professor of Personal Enterprise endowed in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences by the Failing Family.
1989
William Kidd MBA '64 funds program for Johnson School students seeking summer internships and career opportunities with small and mid-sized companies.
1991
J. Thomas Clark '63, MBA '64, and Nancy Williams Clark '62, M.Ed '64, create the J. Thomas Clark Professorship of Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise.
1992
The Harvey Kinzelberg Enterprise Engineering Program is endowed by Harvey Kinzelberg '67 in the College of Engineering.
1993
The Louis H. Zalaznick Teaching Assistantship in Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise is created by David '76 and Barbara '76 Zalaznick.
1994
Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise Program expands college, faculty, student, and alumni participation.
1996-99
Rob '69 and Terry '69 Ryan provide five-year funding to support the creation of the Cornell Entrepreneur Network (CEN).
2000
Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise Program is named a NASDAQ Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence.
2001
The Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise Program Becomes Entrepreneurship at Cornell
2004
Entrepreneurship at Johnson is created at the Johnson School
2005
Leland C. '69 and Mary M. Pillsbury Center for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at the School of Hotel Administration.
2006
eLab business accelerator is founded.
2008
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute in Johnson is created.
2011
First Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit NYC is held; POPSHOP is created.
2012
eHub is conceived as a nexus for entrepreneurial activities on campus and in college town.
2013
Entrepreneurship at Cornell Governing Board now includes Deans from every Cornell school and College.
2014
University receives grant from Blackstone Charitable Foundation to start a Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell; program launches January 2016.
2015
eHub opens in two locations - Kennedy Hall on campus and Collegetown.
2016
Entrepreneurship at Cornell staff member launches Startup Tree.
2017
Entrepreneurship at Cornell assumes responsibility for the Cornell chapter of the Clinton Global Initiative University.
2018
Marla and Barry ILR ’90 Beck Fund the Beck Entrepreneurship Fellows Program.
2018
Entrepreneurship at Cornell and Alumni Affairs and Development create the Charles Feeney ‘56 Lifetime Achievement Award in Entrepreneurship and Humanity.
2021