eShip News – March 2024

eShip News – March 2024

Director’s Note: It’s time for Celebration!

All hands on deck for the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration April 11th and 12th on our Ithaca campus.  The 2024 Entrepreneur of the Year will be featured, the 2024 Student Business of Year winner will be announced, and we will hear from the co-founder and President of Whipnotic.  And of course we will be serving Whipnotic whipped cream with our desert at the Celebration lunch!  Hope to see you next week!

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

Cane ’98 makes it his business to improve lives

During his sophomore year as a full-time student in Applied Economics and Management at Cornell, Dan Cane ’98 co-founded CourseInfo, LLC, which would become Blackboard, Inc., an online learning platform and global educational technology solution.

Startup Cornell Episode #30: Peyton Johnson ’24

The newest episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Peyton Johnson, a member of the Class of 2024 and founder of a company that helps students find off-campus housing.

Cornell introduces its 2024 Kessler Fellows cohort

The Kessler Fellows program recently welcomed 20 students to its 2024 cohort. The students will spend their spring semesters sharpening their entrepreneurial skills while preparing for a fully funded summer internship at a startup of their choice.

Student entrepreneurs to showcase startups in Silicon Valley

Student teams from eLab, Cornell’s student startup accelerator, and the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute Runway Startups program will pitch their startup ideas March 28 at San Francisco’s Autodesk Gallery.

Cornell Tech Startup Sharper Sense Works to Improve Sensory Performance in Humans

Everyone knows the feeling: a jolt of attention that heightens your senses in a crowded room, looking over the edge of a tall structure, during an important moment in a sports event, or when startled by an unexpected sound. It’s a central component of a biological response—our bodies are hardwired in this scenario to, among […]

Center for Technology Licensing program continues to fund early-stage Cornell lab innovations

Cornell’s Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) has announced the Ignite Innovation Acceleration grant recipients for the Fall 2023 application cycle.

Creating a remote sensor to detect health troubles

A Cornell doctoral student is building a company based on a radio-based technology that could sense cardiac and respiratory troubles for patients without the need for them to wear a bulky monitor or skin electrodes.

Students from 29 campuses join forces for health hackathon

Students from all three of Cornell’s campuses – and 26 other universities – gathered in New York City over a packed weekend to brainstorm and develop solutions to health care challenges.

Conference Showcases Biomedical Innovation at the Intersection of Business and Science

Spotlighting How Groundbreaking Research at Weill Cornell Medicine Translates into Revolutionary Care Through Collaborations

Unraveling the pursuit of entrepreneurship in the fashion industry

New research from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business sheds light on career development and entrepreneurship within the global high-end fashion industry.

Trishala Dessai’s Gig-Up Addresses Consumers’ and Gig Workers’ Needs

It’s 6 p.m. and you’d like some vegan food for dinner but aren’t sure what you’re in the mood for. You need to pick up some milk at the store, and you’re also looking for a gym where you can get in a workout.

Women entrepreneurs grow resources in Bangladesh

In her remote village in Bangladesh, Moushumi Akhter provides childcare for neighborhood kids.

Cate Khan ’99 Honored with Inaugural Dyson Alumni Leadership Award

The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is proud to announce that Cate Khan ’99, cofounder and CEO of VerishopGroup and a Dyson School graduate, has been selected to receive the inaugural Dyson Alumni Leadership Award. Jinhua Zhao, David J. Nolan Dean of the Dyson School, will present the award to Khan at […]

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.