eShip News – September 2023

eShip News – September 2023

Director’s Note: Intense Energy

Fall is always in entrepreneurially insane time of year for Cornell.  Students are back with intense energy.  Our listserv is blistering with messages.  We hold our annual eship kickoff event, which attracts over 300 attendees.  And, we are not stopping to take a breath. We hope to see many of you at our annual Eclectic Convergence conference at Cornell Tech in NYC on November 3rd.  Enjoy your October!

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

Startup Cornell Episode 25: Colin Day ’97

The newest episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Colin Day ’97 founder and former CEO of iCIMS

Researchers commercialize rare-earth tech with I-Corps help

Cornell researchers-turned-entrepreneurs are commercializing a technology with the potential to upend the rare-earth elements industry – with implications for sustainability and even national security.

Grow-NY startups enrich robust agri-food system

The startups battling for $3 million in prize money in the fifth annual Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Business Competition aren’t just bringing revolutionary innovations to market that could change the way we feed our planet – they are enriching the region’s robust agri-food system, too.

Entrepreneurial-Minded Students Find a Home at Cornell eHub

Cornell eHub, a space where students with entrepreneurial ambitions can display and generate their unique business ideas, kicked off its programming for the academic year Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the eHub location in Collegetown with eShip, a pitch event for select applicants.

Entrepreneurial students pack eHub Collegetown for kickoff event

More than 300 students visited eHub in Collegetown Sept. 6 for the annual Entrepreneurship Kickoff, learning about a revamped minor, hearing students pitch their businesses and connecting to staff representing more than 20 campus resources.

Life Sciences Technology Innovation Fellowship announces 2023-24 cohort

After its inaugural cycle in 2022-23, Cornell University’s Life Sciences Technology Innovation Fellowship, formerly known as the BioEntrepreneurship Initiative, enters its second year with a new cohort of 15 business students and 12 researchers who are eager to embark on their journeys to becoming C-suite startup leaders.

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.