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ELAB DEMO DAY 2014

Come see Cornell’s top student entrepreneurs showcase their startups and present in front of notable venture capitalists and angel investors! On April 10th, ten startups accepted into Cornell eLab accelerator program will take the stage – FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! RSVP is not required but strongly encouraged (click here).   ELAB DEMO DAY ’14Sponsored…

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Upcoming: India Business Conference – April 18, 2014 – Columbia University

India Business Conference at Columbia Business School April 18, 2014 Low Memorial Library, Columbia University   The annual India Business Conference, hosted by the South Asia Business Association (SABA) at Columbia Business School is the premier India-focused conference in New York City and is a powerful forum that inspires thought leadership and generates discussions around the business, social, political…

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Kreyol Essence (KE) Offers Eco Luxury Cosmetic Alternative

  Who is the founder of Kreyol Essence? Yve-Car Momperousse MPS’14 Check out her inspirational biography here  What is the mission of Kreyol Essence? Kreyol Essence (KE) is an agribusiness that offers an array of eco luxury cosmetic products. Our goal at Kreyol Essence is to liberate women from costly and unsafe products that have given us false…

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Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership Government and NGO Panel: “Let Your Values Guide You”

The Government and NGO Panel at the Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership asked four successful businesswomen to discuss what they have learned from taking the “road less traveled”, choosing to enter the world of non-profits over the corporate sector.  Jonelle Bradshaw Jonelle Bradshaw (’96), senior director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Stonybrook University,…

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Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership: Tech Panel

  The Tech Panel at the Symposium on Women in Leadership brought together four women from the many corners of the tech world. Hannah Coutand is a Business Development Manager at Intel, but got her start in technology after graduating from University of Virginia and going to work for telecom firms in the United States,…

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Food & Brand Workshop Recruitment!

Want to Join a Fun Research Group for Next Academic Semester? The Cornell Food and Brand Lab (F&BL) directed by Dr. Brian Wansink, author of the best seller “Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More than We Think,” focuses on eating behavior – why people eat what they eat, how people experience foods, and what drives…

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RedHead Wines – Marisa Sergi ’15

What is the mission of RedHead Wins? To create exceptional wines using integrity and innovation. Talk about the Cornell connection to RedHead Wines and how did you come up with the idea? RedHead wines was started as a Capstone project, a requirement for all Viticulture students here at Cornell. Marisa Sergi started just desigining the…

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Eric Young (’78) – Open Advice from a VC to Entrepreneurs

” I would rather work with a smart, capable entrepreneur with a mediocre idea than vice versa”  -Eric Young ’78 Co-founder of venture capital firm, Canaan Partners, Eric Young knows what to look for in a successful entrepreneur and a promising start-up idea. His company makes investments in high growth operating companies, typically in either the technology…

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Missed the Action? Shark Tank Videos Up!

Did you miss out on this years annual Johnson School Student Shark Tank event? Or just looking to relive the action from it? Check out E@D’s exclusive playlist of videos from each student venture and watch TuneTaps winning pitch!  Be sure to read E@D’s previous posts profiling each company competing in this years competition

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[Upcoming Deadline] ECE Innovation Award Competition!

Seed Capital Available for Innovative Technologies Looking for seed money for your original, innovative technology? The Electrical and Computer Engineering Innovation Award Competition challenges students to design and develop an innovative technology based on electrical and computer engineering, and to demonstrate the potential of the idea to address a practical business and/or social challenge. Each semester ECE awards $10,000 each to two…

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Top Talent Sought in Startup Career Fair

Opportunities in the Startup World Wednesday March 5th 2014 Top venture-backed Boston and Silicon Valley startups will be in Ithaca on Wednesday, March 5th to compete for you for summer internships and full-time roles. These startups are primarily looking for top talent (undergrads & graduate students) in the areas of software development & engineering, dev ops, marketing,…

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Shelly Porges Says “Some Leaders Are Born Women”

Shelly Porges was a big name at last week’s Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership. Porges is the former Senior Advisor for the Global Entrepreneurship Program at the U.S. State Department. She also headed several national programs focused on public policy, gender advocacy, and entrepreneurship. A Cornell grad who initially entered the private sector, Porges met…

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Big Idea Competition

Entrepreneurship@Cornell is seeking the best student ideas to highlight during Celebration,Cornell’s annual two-day entrepreneurship event. This year, the Big Idea Competition will be held on April 11th, and applications are due Monday, March 10th. Submit your idea today for a chance to have your idea featured and for a chance to win big!

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Cornell Venture Challenge

BR Venture Fund is holding its annual business plan competition. Cornell Venture Challenge b-plan competition is open to all companies with either Cornell affiliation or New York State affiliation. The winning team of the competition can win up to $50k and have an opportunity to get VC funded. First round entries are due March 1st with…