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Entrepreneurship Resources Fair – Nov. 12, 4-7pm

Too often support and resources at Cornell go untapped due to the simple unawareness that they exist. Come out for this one time fair to see all the support that exists for your entrepreneurial endeavors. Expecting 50+ resources present! Time: Wednesday, Nov. 12, 4-7pm EST Location: Sage Atrium Are you or your dept a resource? Register…

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Register Now for 2nd Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership

What: Female alumni involved in business, government and non-profit businesses will share their stories with students at the second Symposium on Women in Leadership When: September 19 at 7:00pm to September 20 at 5:00pm Where: Statler Amphitheater (September 19) and Warren Hall (September 20) Additional details: Register: Registration Link also includes detailed schedule Cost: $15 Facebook Event: Event link If you missed the symposium…

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“CREATE. BUILD. DO.” – Cornell Entrepreneurship Kickoff 2014

Experience the entrepreneurial community and resources Cornell has to offer! Whether you are interested in creating your own venture or helping build up an existing campus-based startup, anyone interested in “do”-ing entrepreneurship is welcomed to participate in this special event featuring ELAB Open House, Showcase, and Pitch Competition with $1,500 in prizes (see below on…

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Year-End Wrap Up

Greetings fellow startup junkies! What a year we’ve had here at Entrepreneurship@Dyson! We have definitely grown immensely this year getting our name into all the corners of the Cornell community. We’ve sponsored events and symposiums, hosted intimate get-togethers with successful business owners, held student startup meetups, and generated a ton of new content for our website!…

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Thank you, E@D Connect Mentors!

As we wrap up our pilot mentorship program, E@D Connect, we would like to thank our mentors for taking the time to provide insight in their areas of expertise—which includes but is not limited to operational realities of a new company, the business planning process, and entrepreneurial leadership. Mentors like those from E@D Connect are…

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Missed the Action? Shark Tank Videos Up!

Did you make it out to the Johnson School’s Annual Shark Tank event this year? If not, then check out the highlighted companies here and watch TuneTap’s winning pitch! Or just relive the action each team brought to the stage! Be sure to check out E@D’s previous posts on each featured company – hear about…

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Mentorship: E@D Connect with Alex Krakoski

This semester, we hosted our first mentorship program, E@D Connect. Now that the semester is wrapping up, I spoke with one of our mentees, Alex Krakoski from Worthy Jerky, about his experience being mentored by Pam Silverstein.   What did you personally get out of this mentorship?Pam Silverstein and I have spoken extensively about plans…

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Just Save One – Kennedy Ogoye ’12

The following is an interview with Kennedy Ogoye ’12, CEO of Just Save One: What is the mission of Just Save One? In 2011, I founded “Just Save One” (JSO), a non-profit organization committed to developing sustainable solutions to the water crisis that has drowned many under privileged communities. Our goal for 2014 is to provide 20…

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DSWIL – Entrepreneurship Panel

Can anyone say PIVOT? The stories shared by the panelists were amazing but all seemed to have some sort of pivot in their lives. Some had large let downs – being fired and some had new and better ideas to pivot towards. One of the best quotes was “you can’t possibly predict what will happen…

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Wrap Up on the Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership

The Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership was hopefully the first of many future events bringing together the Cornell community to discuss the role of women in business. The day-long symposium left attendees with countless takeaways from speakers such as Barbara Novick, Shelly Porges, Amy Siskind, Erica Nicole, and many others.  Barbara Novick kicked off DSWIL by encouraging…

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Gain Hands-on Experience in the Green Business Lab ENGRG 3030

  Last March, Cornell introduced the Green Business Lab in order to promote communication, leadership skills and business ethics among Cornell students. Deborah Mann, on-site facilitator for the Green Business Simulation Lab, said that the lab provided students with hands-on business experience “in real time, under real stressful conditions.” This year, the Green Business Lab…

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Staying Warm with The Hardy North

We all know them, the ‘do it all’s’ as I say. These are the kids who are never satisfied with what’s on their plate…there’s always room for more. While we normally see them in the classroom or in extra-curriculars, they exist in the startup world too. A shining example is the team at Collegiate Sun:…