eShip News – December 2022

eShip News – December 2022

Director’s Note: Happy Holidays

We hope that you all have a wonderful holiday season!!  We had a large amount of news this month, so take advantage of the time off to read it 😊.  One exciting bit of news is that we will be announcing our 2023 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year in January 2023.  Stay tuned.  And….Happy New Year to you all!

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

Startup Cornell Episode 17: Jared Karson ’13

The 17th episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Jared Karson ’13, co-founder and CFO of Horatio, a business that allows companies to outsource their customer support and back-office support tasks.

Wisner ’16 shares expertise with entrepreneurial community

Entrepreneurship allows biotechnology researchers to help people by bringing their innovations out of the lab and into the market.

Multicollege department to bridge design and technology

Recognizing design’s integral role in the development of technologies reshaping the built environment and how we live and work, Cornell has established the multicollege and transdisciplinary Department of Design Tech.

Mycocycle Founder Speaks to W.E. Cohort

The 2022 W.E. Cornell cohort celebrated the end of the semester on December 2 with a presentation from Joanne Rodriguez, founder and CEO of Mycocycle, a startup developing a process for using mushrooms to recycle waste. Rodriguez shared her experience building a company and offered advice to the cohort.  Rodriguez started her presentation by asking […]

$20M Gift to Boost Innovation in Health and Technology

A $20 million gift from Andrew H. ’71 and Ann R. Tisch will foster engagement and collaboration between Cornell Tech and Weill Cornell Medicine, catalyzing new discoveries at the intersection of health and technology – ranging from precision, genomics-based medicine to the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve clinical care.

Big Red Ventures Makes First Investment of 2022-23 in ATDev

Big Red Ventures (BRV), Cornell’s early-stage venture capital fund, is excited to announce its investment in Assistive Technology Development, Inc. (ATDev), a medical device company focused on mobility, marking BRV’s first investment of 2022-23. “ATDev is incredibly excited to join Big Red Ventures’ world class portfolio,” said Todd Roberts, ATDev Co-Founder and CEO. “Access to […]

Certificate brings Cornell food production expertise to entrepreneurs worldwide

For more than 30 years, the Cornell Food Venture Center (CFVC) has helped entrepreneurs transform family recipes and homemade eats into successful commercial food products.

Students design robot to collect microplastics from beaches

When Angela Loh ’23 was 10 years old, she and her family moved to Shanghai from Michigan. She was immediately struck by how much more pollution she saw in Shanghai.

Startup Cornell Episode 16: Julia and Alexander Littauer MBA ’20

The 16th episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Julia and Alexander Littauer both MBA ‘20, co-founders of Sovi Wine, a company that’s created high-quality non-alcoholic wines for times when you want a glass of wine but not the alcohol.

Michael Madon ’94 enlists smart technology to help people battle drug addiction

Michael Madon ’94 likes to say he grew up on an island: the island of Manhattan.

Hot air balloon hotel concept wins international competition

Imagine an eco-friendly hotel room that not only has great views but also brings you to your next destination – by hot-air balloon.

ProAgni awarded $1M Grow-NY top prize

ProAgni, a startup hailing from Lavington, Australia that creates supplements and feeds for livestock to lower methane emissions, has been named the $1 million grand prize winner of the fourth annual Grow-NY Food and Agriculture competition.

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.