eShip News – June 2024

eShip News – June 2024

Director’s Note: Summer…Internships!

Have a wonderful summer, everyone!  We are especially delighted to share that our Entrepreneurship at Cornell program placed 83 student interns at a variety of relatively smaller companies for summer 2024.  These students are ready to make an impact!  If you are a business owner and would like to hire a student intern for summer 2025, get in touch with us!  It is never too early.  We look forward to more engagement.

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

EOY at 30: What Milton Wong’s mentorship did for John DeHart and Nurse Next Door

Vancouver home health-care company Nurse Next Door owes a lot to its formidable founders Ken Sim and John DeHart, but also to their legendary mentor, Milton Wong

Startup Cornell Episode #33: Andrea Ippolito ’06, MEng ’07

The newest episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Andrea Ippolito ’06 MEng ‘07, CEO and founder of SimpliFed.

Student launches online marketplace for ski and snowboard gear

Dylan Seale ’25, is an avid freestyle skier, the kind of slopestyle Olympic event that enraptures audiences with its gravity-defying aerial flips, jumps and sliding down rails.

2024 Business Plan Challenge Pitch Competition Supports Innovation for Health Care Challenges

“In this accelerator, we not only have our faculty explore their deep scientific questions but also help them expand their mindset to think of themselves as innovators and entrepreneurs,” said Loren Busby, director of BioVenture eLab, a part of Enterprise Innovation. She shared these remarks at the 2024 Business Plan Challenge pitch competition, which took place […]

Marissa Saporta ’99: Revamping the world of e-commerce with a firm grip on fun

Marissa Saporta ’99 followed in her father’s footsteps toward the family business before reimagining her future and the world of e-commerce.

Startup aiming to reduce plastic reliance joins Cornell incubator

A company that originated in Syracuse and is aiming to use agricultural waste to replace the petroleum-based plastic liners in coffee cups, takeout containers and other consumer products has joined Cornell’s Center for Life Science Ventures incubator.

Dairy innovation program nurtures the cream of the crop

For Sammi and John Collins, the spark of innovation was born of hardship.

2024 Kessler Fellows embark on summer internships

The 2024 Kessler Fellows have accepted internships and will spend the summer gaining firsthand entrepreneurial experience in industries ranging from supersonic airliners to a sustainable interior design company.

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.