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Shark Tank Profile: Arctyc–Willie Mendelson MEng ’15 & Bryan Dunn Hotel ’14

Below are the comments of Bryan Dunn ’14 and Willie Mendelson ’15: What is the mission/business of Arctyc? Arctyc is developing a connected kitchen appliance that will elevate the wine-drinking experience by enabling consumers to enjoy their wine at the optimal temperature without the need to plan ahead. Our compact device is capable of chilling any bottle…

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Shark Tank Winner: FloraPulse – Michael Santiago MechE PhD

Below are comments from Michael Santiago: Who is the executive team of FloraPulse? FloraPulse has one student (myself) and two Cornell faculty who are scientific advisors. Michael Santiago (CEO/CTO) Abraham D. Stroock (scientific advisor) Alan N. Lakso (scientific advisor) What is FloraPulse? FloraPulse makes water-stress sensors that, in layman’s terms, measure how thirsty a plant…

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Embracing Uncertainty: Zach Steele ’15 on His Startup Internship Experience

Especially in the midst of interview season for summer internships, others’ experiences often provide a wealth of knowledge. Though many students tend to be entrepreneurial-minded, they tend to be hesitant about interning for start-ups as uncertainty plays a large role in their decision-making. Below are comments from Zach Steele ’15 on his internship experience at a start-up, SWAN Medical, last summer. This past…

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Shark Tank Profile: NTi Technology – Shane Heil ’16

Below are comments from Shane Heil, CEO of NTi Technology: What is NTi Technology? Our company has developed a coating technology that continuously cleans and disinfects any treated surface. Unlike other disinfection products that evaporate and leave the surface vulnerable, our proprietary coating remains on a surface and shields it from pathogens by continuously producing…

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Opportunity! Apply to the John Jaquette Fund

The John Jaquette Fund has been providing a $1-3K fund and a modest “safety net” so that women and under-represented minorities can take a risk and experiment with opportunities in the entrepreneurial world. John Jaquette is the recently retired director of Entrepreneurship@Cornell. Apply now for opportunities within the John Jaquette Fund including: Entrepreneurship summer intern/ full-time positions Research activities on…

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Event: Cornell Pitch Bootcamp

The Cornell Pitch Bootcamp consists of three events geared towards anyone interested in gaining experience in pitching. This is a Cornell wide event and will include students from a number of backgrounds. Whether you’ve been itching to pitch or are hesitant for one reason or another, come to the networking reception to see what you think!  …

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Go Digital NY – Edipo Cravo, AEM ’10

What is the mission of Go Digital NY? Edipo is the founder and CEO of Go Digital NY – Brasil, the Brazilian expansion of Go Digital NY, a New York City based search engine optimization (SEO) and web development agency. In a crowded market, Go Digital NY – Brasil has the mission of bringing exceptional…

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Johnson Shark Tank Feb 3rd!

Make sure to apply to Cornell Shark Tank to pitch in front of VCs and compete for $1500 in prizes plus ticket to SXSW!  When? Tue Feb 3, from 5-6pm Where? Duffield Atrium/Goldman Lounge-directly across from Matins Café. Who? Open to entire University (Attendee RSVP registration http://on.fb.me/1xZxyQS) Prizes? 5 teams pitch 3 VC Judges to win…

Congratulations Karim Abouelnaga SHA ’13

Karim Abouelnaga SHA ’13 has been picked to be on the Forbes 2015 Top 30 Under 30: Education list.  It was almost exactly two years ago that I had the pleasure to interview, get to know and befriend Karim so this doesn’t surprise me a bit. He has been to several alumni entrepreneurship events including…

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CUSummit Q&A: What Did Students Think?

Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit is an unbelievable opportunity for students to step out of the classroom. While many attend the Summit to explore the entrepreneurial world, students are also exposed to a wide range of topics and given a chance to speak one-on-one with entrepreneurial professionals with more experience and expertise. Although Cornell’s campus is rife with opportunities for students to connect, students with diverse backgrounds are…

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Watch Videos from Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit!

If you missed the this year’s Summit, check out personal takeaways and videos courtesy of Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit: Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO Chobani, Keynote Speaker: Andrew Yang, CEO Venture for America: Matt Blumberg, CEO Return Path: Kegan Schouwenburg, CEO SOLS: Mona Bijoor, CEO JOOR: David Berry, Founder Seres: Tom Ingersoll, CEO Skybox: Healey Cypher, Head of…

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Event: Apply For a Chance to Attend the Third Boston Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Trip!

The Dyson School Sponsored Third Boston Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Trip   On January 15-16, The Dyson School is sponsoring the Third Boston Entrepreneurial Ecosystem trip. The opportunity includes connecting with the vibrant startup community in Boston with trips to local incubators, visits with the hottest startups, and meetings with large firms, venture capitalists and investors that work…

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Event: Cornell University 2014 Winternship Fair

Come to the Cornell University Winternship Fair! Where: Sage Hall, Atrium When: November 19th, 4pm – 7pm Open to:  All​! Working with a startup has many advantages; you need practical experience for your resume, you want to learn, you are curious, you are building your network. Find these opportunities at this event. Don’t miss out!…