eShip News – February 2022

eShip News – February 2022

Director’s Note: Spring is ahead

March is here finally, and hopefully the weather will start feeling like spring! If you have not already checked out the EaC Startup Cornell Podcast, take a listen here.  The latest episode features Rich Horgan ‘14, founder of Cure Rare Disease, a non-profit biotech company working to create individualized therapeutics using CRISPR technology to treat people impacted by rare diseases.  And, as previously announced, we hope to see a bunch of you at the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration at the end of April. Keep up the great eship efforts!

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

Tribetan CEO Norwood named Entrepreneur of the Year

Entrepreneurship at Cornell has announced that Tiffany Norwood ’89 has been named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2022.

Students honored with entrepreneurial fellowships

Twenty-six student companies received awards from Entrepreneurship at Cornell that will allow them to work on their businesses this summer.

Student innovation shines in Animal Health Hackathon

Teams seeking to improve medicine delivery to dairy cows, use soft robotics for artificial insemination, and to monitor and modify cat-scratching behavior won awards at the sixth annual Animal Health Hackathon, held virtually Feb. 4-6.

Startup Cornell Episode 8: Rich Horgan ’14

The eighth episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Rich Horgan ‘14

Nolan School alumni co-found local cannabis company

Two graduates of the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration have co-founded a research-based cannabis company in Ithaca, which they hope will expand into one of upstate New York’s first boutique cannabis hotels.

What Does it Mean to Be an Entrepreneur According to Ryan P. Coyne

In 2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the digitalization of business led to an exciting trend: Americans increasingly sought greater independence and entrepreneurship soared to new heights with over 800,000 new businesses opening, according to Statista.

Chobani expands scholarship program

Scholarships to place greater focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion with partner universities in New York & Idaho

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.