eShip News – February 2024

eShip News – February 2024

Director’s Note: Signs of spring

Spring is, well, starting to spring! We have been teased by some warmer days, which truly seem to transform Cornell overnight.  For entrepreneurship, spring is the time for one of our big conferences.  The Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration is April 11th and 12th.  Hope to see you then!  Also, spring is the time that we place a whole bunch of students in “startup” internships.  If you have a company that could use an intern please let us know asap (just email  Thanks!

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

Climate Entrepreneur Shares Insight with Cornell Innovators

For innovators looking to make an impact with their climate technology research, entrepreneurship is a powerful tool. Climate tech startups like the carbon utilization company Carbon Upcycling advance climate solutions while creating jobs, stimulating the economy and improving industries.  At an event this month co-hosted by W.E. Cornell and the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability, […]

International moves can pay off for venture-backed startups

Very few venture-backed startups move from their original location to a new country, but those that do benefit financially, according to new research.

Freshmen win top prize at digital ag hackathon

Six first-year students from the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Engineering and the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science came away with top honors for their agricultural innovation idea to address India’s pollution problem during the Digital Agriculture Hackathon Feb. 16-18.

Cornell Tech Presents 2nd Annual HealthNext AI Summit on March 4 and 5

Healthcare is in the midst of a quiet revolution.

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works Launches Applications for Expanded Prototyping Hardware Accelerator

Ithaca, NY (February 16, 2024) - Bolstered by a new MedTech track and increased capacity to support entrepreneurs, Rev: Ithaca Startup Works is now accepting applications for its free Prototyping Hardware Accelerator. The program is open to anyone with a physical product idea and guides participants through prototype development, business model design, and pitch creation.   [...]

Startup Cornell Episode #29: Harman Sign Narula ’09

The newest episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Harman Singh Narula ‘09, co-founder and CEO of Canary Technologies

Winning animal health hacks help farmers, veterinary surgeons

Members of the Quick Stitch team said they definitely felt “jostled” after meeting with mentors during the 2024 Animal Health Hackathon.

W.E. Cornell welcomes sixth cohort of STEM innovators

W.E. Cornell aims to empower  STEM scholars to embrace their entrepreneurial ambition through a curriculum designed to help them commercialize their technology.   The program is run over the course of two semesters, with each module advancing a different level of commercialization. Module I of the program begins in the fall, and it is available to […]

ProducePay raises $38M to tackle produce supply chain waste

Food waste is a major problem.

2023 Most Disruptive MBA Startups: Fig Medical, Cornell University (Johnson)

Fig Medical facilitates the prior authorization process using intelligent automation and predictive analytics.

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.