eShip News – November 2022

eShip News – November 2022

Director’s Note: Thankful

We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  Gobble Gobble!!  And we hope that your holiday season is fantastic as well.  As the semester here winds down, we have much for which to be thankful. Super students chasing all sorts of entrepreneurial pursuits, dedicated faculty teaching and pushing them, and inspired alums providing crucial mentorship.  It is a great combination!

Happy holidays, everyone!

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

Cornell life science incubator graduates three startups

It’s time for the real world: Three brand new robust companies – one turning carbon dioxide into jet fuel, another enabling a green hydrogen economy and a group creating next-generation microbial imaging technology – graduated Nov. 16 from Cornell’s Center for Life Science Ventures business incubator.

Sixth Annual Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Academic Drug Development Highlights Expanding Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

When ophthalmologist Dr. John Pena was a first-year resident, he helped to treat a child with a form of cancer that originates in the back of the eye…

Bringing parity, equity to the court and the boardroom

Cornell alumni with backgrounds in sports and business shared thoughts on diversity, equity and inclusion during a Nov. 10 event in New York City centered on a new movie about the Loyola Ramblers basketball team.

From lost items to athletic equipment, undergrads win for big ideas

A pair of lost tweezers in her dorm helped Caroline Zhu ’26 come up with the idea for her business, LAFT, which helps connect people to things they lost.

Exotanium Raises $12 Million in Series A Round Funding

Exotanium, an Ithaca-based startup offering a cloud resource optimization and management platform, announced today that the company has secured $12 million in series A funding.

NYS Funds Cornell Startups To Combat New Disease Outbreaks

In September, Cornell startup companies Halomine and Inso Biosciences were awarded the New York State Biodefense Commercialization Fund to prevent future outbreaks of disease, such as COVID-19.

Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship announces certification program

In the fall of 2022, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine launched a new Certificate in Veterinary Business and Management, providing veterinary students an opportunity to pursue advanced training in business and management disciplines.

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.