eShip News – April 2022

eShip News – April 2022

Director’s Note: Reasons to Celebrate

We just wrapped up our Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration, April 28th and 29th.  It was a fantastic, in person, event featuring our 2022 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year, Tiffany Norwood ’89, six other wonderful speakers, eLab Demo Day, and a reception celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Cornell Entrepreneur Network!  Celebration marks the ending of the spring semester and the start of lots of cool internships for our eship students.  Bon voyage to them!

-Zach Shulman ’87, JD’90
Director, Entrepreneurship at Cornell

eLab students deliver pitches at Demo Day

Eighteen student teams spent hours researching, refining, and rehearsing for eLab Demo Day on April 28th at Alice Statler Auditorium.

Meet The Cornell MBA Bringing Equity To VC

There’s a lack of diversity in venture capital, and a distinct need for solutions.

Startup Cornell Episode 10: Afritrip Advisors Morocco

The tenth episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Ghali Jorio ’22, founder of AfriTrip Advisors Morocco, a travel company that offers private and customized trips around Morocco.

Cornell Blockchain Club’s 2nd Annual Conference “Web3 Going Mainstream” Set to Kickoff

Cornell joins NY-led group to propose hydrogen energy hub

Cornell and two Cornell research-startups have joined a consortium that aims to propose a Northeast research hub to make hydrogen a viable, clean-energy alternative to carbon-based fuels.

Entrepreneurship Celebration returns to Cornell University in late April

Cornell University will honor Tiffany Norwood, a 1989 graduate who has launched seven startups, as Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 during its Entrepreneurship at Cornell celebration April 28-29.

Blockchain startup Ava Labs reportedly raising $350M at $5.25B valuation

Startup Ava Labs Inc., the lead developer of the Avalanche blockchain, is reportedly raising new funding at a unicorn valuation.

Conference features business competitions, Entrepreneur of the Year presentation

Tiffany Norwood ’89, Tribetan founder and Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2022, will be honored April 28-29 during Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s Celebration event, a two-day conference.

Break Through Tech Announces $26 Million Investment to Increase the Number of Women in Artificial Intelligence

The $26M initiative will work with top AI programs offered at Cornell Tech, MIT Schwarzman College of Computing and UCLA Samueli School of  Engineering to increase access to undergraduate AI education for students in surrounding areas

Jonas Weil Entrepreneurship Fellowship elevates Sovi, one sip at a time

With a passion for wine paving her path, Julia Littauer, MBA ’20, embarked on her entrepreneurship journey by launching Sovi, a brand of non-alcoholic wine that allows consumers to enjoy a glass while focusing on a more-balanced lifestyle. Having recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the company, Littauer can’t help but reflect on the integral […]

Why We Should Empower Women Entrepreneurs

Introducing the BioEntrepreneurship MBA cohort

Cornell University’s BioEntrepreneurship Initiative is excited to introduce the first cohort of MBA students to take part in the innovative program. Designed to develop C-suite startup leaders in the life sciences, the program connects doctoral researchers across Cornell’s life sciences programs with graduate business students at the Johnson Graduate School of Management.  The program is […]

21 Under 21: Unstoppable Young Women Manifesting a Brighter Future

Amid a global pandemic and ongoing racial justice protests, young women around the world continue to be a beacon of hope.

Special thanks to our corporate sponsor partnerships

Entrepreneurship at Cornell is delighted to receive support from a wonderful group of Corporate Sponsor Partners who help make our work possible.