eShip News – February 2023

eShip News – February 2023

Director’s Note: Two Plugs

Hi there Cornell eship community!  Still looking like winter in Ithaca despite the relatively mild season. Two plugs for this month’s newsletter.  Number one:  if you are interested in meaningful connections, then you should definitely consider joining Cayuga Forum, our virtual, facilitated peer-to-peer coaching and networking program, exclusively for Cornell alumni.  Check it out!  Number two:  don’t forget that our annual spring Entrepreneurship Celebration is coming up on April 12th (kick off evening reception) to April 14th.  Great time to be on campus!  Spring is around the corner.

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

Startup Cornell Episode 19: Trishala Dessai ’17, MBA ’23

The 19th episode of Startup Cornell features Trishala Dessai ’17 MBA ‘23, founder of Gig-Up, a , a startup that matches gig-economy workers to consumers to complete the consumer’s to-do-lists.

BET Community Day connects students interested in entrepreneurship

A Feb. 11 conference at eHub Collegetown aimed to strengthen the black entrepreneurship community at Cornell with networking, content sessions and a fireside chat featuring Jerry Raphael, CFO of Axonius. Organized by the Black Entrepreneurs in Training (BET) program and student leader Kareem Hill ’23, BET Community Day offered an introduction to the entrepreneurship ecosystem […]

Students to develop their ideas for social change

Alex Herazy ’25, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, knows what the college application process is like for a first-generation student, so he’s been helping other first-gen friends from his high school with applications and scholarships.

Alum sells breastfeeding device to national neonatal brand

A Cornell alumnus and his wife recently sold their healthtech company to a national neonatal manufacturer, meaning their breastfeeding supplementation device will now be available to new moms around the world.

Bool Street Noods – Cooking up a New Standard

It was a gray April in the spring of 2022. My friends and I, sick of dining hall food and paltry collegetown offerings, were itching for something different. Everyone was raving about this niche noodle shop in collegetown, Bool Street Noods, but no one seemed to be able to get on the list.

Cornell Animal Health Hackathon makes triumphant return to in-person

The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) hosted the seventh annual Animal Health Hackathon on Feb 3-5, in-person once again since going virtual during the pandemic.

Forte Protein Joins Center for Life Science Ventures 

Forte Protein, a startup that has developed a technology to grow animal proteins inside plants, recently joined Cornell’s Center for Life Science Ventures business incubator. The startup was also in the news last year after being named a finalist in the 2022 Grow-NY Food & Agriculture business competition.  Co-founder and CEO Kathleen Hefferon was a […]

New competition seeks dairy entrepreneurs

A new event seeking producers of value-added dairy products is accepting applications.

How Adobe’s Scott Belsky Balances Engineering and Art (Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg)

Scott Belsky has a kaleidoscopic outlook on the tech industry. The creative, entrepreneur, and author has touched nearly every aspect of the ecosystem. He’s been a startup founder and CEO, an executive at a household brand, and an investor and advisor to companies like Pinterest, Uber, Sweetgreen, and Periscope.

Entrepreneurship at Cornell Honors Barry Beck as 2023 Entrepreneur of the Year

Entrepreneurship at Cornell recently announced Barry Beck ’90 as the recipient of the 2023 Entrepreneur of the Year award, which University President Martha Pollack will present to him at the annual Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration on April 14.

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.