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About Us

Entrepreneurship at Cornell is a diverse, university-wide program that finds and fosters the entrepreneurial spirit in participants from every college, every field, and in every stage of life. We are grounded in the belief that individuals who exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit and have acquired entrepreneurial knowledge can add significant value to any working environment from the smallest startup to the largest business, from non-profits to government agencies.  Also, we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in how we structure and execute our programing.  Please click here to read our Policy Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Governed by the Deans of all twelve participating Cornell schools and colleges, Entrepreneurship at Cornell is supported by a committed Advisory Council of over 100 members.

Financial support for Cornell Entrepreneurship events, Eship Magazine, student competitions and internships, among other key programs, is augmented by our Corporate Sponsors.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Message from Entrepreneurship at Cornell Director

Zach Photo 2013“Enabling student success is the essence of Entrepreneurship at Cornell. And the entire staff  is dedicated to connecting all the nodes of entrepreneurship on campus  as well as  creating opportunities for students to connect with successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and financiers off-campus. 

By sharing our passion for  entrepreneurship through collaborative programming, business plan competitions and other events, the Entrepreneurship at Cornell team nurtures and supports each student entrepreneur’s dream of moving a great idea into a tangible start-up business.

We welcome you to the Entrepreneurship at Cornell community which includes renowned faculty and alumni, and internationally recognized innovators and business leaders.” – Zachary J. Shulman (ILR ’87, Law ’90)

Learn more in our What is Entrepreneurship at Cornell brochure.