eShip News – March 2022

eShip News – March 2022

Director’s Note: Keep Engaging

Spring is still trying to start in Ithaca!  We have had more March snow than I can remember for a long time.  Looking past the weather, our next big event is the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration April 28th and 29th.  We hope to see many of you there – here is the registration link.  Celebration features a bunch of great content, including our eLab Demo Day (student business accelerator), recognition of Cornell’s 2022 Entrepreneur of the Year, Tiffany Norwood ’89, the Ben Daniel Venture Challenge and six wonderful speakers.

Hope to see you at Celebration.

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

2022 W.E. Cornell cohort celebrates STEM innovation

Women Entrepreneurs (W.E.) Cornell is excited to introduce the newest cohort of STEM scholars working to commercialize their research and innovations.   Created in 2019 to support women-identifying STEM students as they bring their inventions to market, the W.E. Cornell program helps cohort members overcome the challenges of starting and scaling a technology-based business. Combining entrepreneurship […]

Startup Cornell Episode 9: StaffOnTap

The ninth episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Kayla Foley, MBA ’22 and Jasheah Howard MEng ’22, co-founders of StaffOnTap, a digital marketplace that fills long-term care provider’s scheduling needs by connecting them to temp nurses in the area.

Ag genetics startup Meiogenix joins McGovern Center

Meiogenix, a next-generation technology startup that helps agricultural crops – through chromosome editing – find their own genetic solutions, has joined Cornell’s McGovern Center business incubator.

Teams take a crack at world food issues at digital ag hackathon

Students from 28 fields across six different colleges and schools gathered at the fourth annual Digital Agriculture Hackathon, March 11-13, to find digital solutions to global food system issues while competing for cash prizes.

UofL alum advocates, educates for Black economic power

In Lawrence Watkins’ view, the quest for economic power is the current generation’s civil rights struggle.

Hotel Ezra Cornell drink winners play up pineapple

The signature drinks for Hotel Ezra Cornell 97 – which will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration – will both feature the humble pineapple, long a symbol of warmth in the hospitality industry.

Collaboration is a good fit for wearable sensor startup

Sometimes you want your technology to be fast, sleek, eye-catching and responsive. And other times? You want to be able to throw it into the wash because it got a little sweaty.

BET Welcomes Jalil Evans to Community Dinner Speaker Series

Cornell University’s Black Entrepreneurs in Training program hosted a community dinner on March 10 to foster connections among aspiring entrepreneurs. Jalil Evans ’21 gave a virtual presentation at the event titled “The 7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Company” as part of the Role Model Speaker Series.   During his time at Cornell, […]

2022 Kessler Fellows reflect diversity of disciplines

Cornell University’s Kessler Fellows program is excited to welcome 15 new student entrepreneurs to the 2022 fellowship cohort.

Pfizer executive describes making the impossible, possible

Growing up Asian in apartheid South Africa, Angela Hwang, MBA ’94, wasn’t allowed to attend public school, take public transportation or attend college without government authorization.

Crystal Wallace Joins BET Community Dinner Speaker Series 

On February 17, students from Cornell University’s Black Entrepreneurs in Training (BET) program convened in Upson Hall for a community dinner to gather, network, and celebrate entreprenenurship. As part of the Role Model Speaker Series, entrepreneur Crystal Wallace joined the group virtually to share advice and lessons-learned from her career.   Wallace is the Program Manager […]

The Top 100 Entrepreneurs of 2022

Alumni Spotlight is pleased to announce The Top 100 Entrepreneurs of 2022. These individuals are driving economic growth across the country.

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.