The Cutting-Edge: Making the Most of Emerging Technologies

As one of four panels in the first symposia session, “The Cutting-Edge: Making the Most of Emerging Technologies” kicked off Cornell’s Celebration 2015. It consisted a mix of excitement in how emerging technologies will revolutionize industries and skepticism over privacy concerns. Key topics in the panel revolved around big data, Bitcoin, social media, 3D printing,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Event: The Anatomy of the Startup: A Conversation wtih Founders and Funders. (December 11, 6pm-8pm, NYC)

As an exclusive program for Zoomdojo Young Professionals, The Anatomy of the Startup takes us on a deep dive with those who founded and funded startups. Speakers include clients of Lowenstein Sandler and our ZYP member Imri Eisner who have successfully launched startups; Imri and Sam Jacob (bio below) will also share their experiences as legal counsel and…

CUSummit Q&A: Student Entrepreneur, Roshni Mehta ’15, Going The Whole Nine Yards to Make the World Better, One Product at a Time

I met Roshni through AIESEC my freshman year so I was thrilled to see a familiar face at the Entrepreneurship Summit. The fact that one of my peers has started her own business is incredibly exciting! Finding a balance between academics, extracurriculars, and a social life is tough as it is; running a business on top of that is…

CUSummit Q&A: Pointers from Dana Price, MBA ’11

At this year’s Entrepreneurship Summit, I had the pleasure of sitting next to Dana Price. From the outset, I could tell this was going to be an interesting conversation. We immediately compared and contrasted this year’s event to that of previous years and exchanged our thoughts on what made year’s event different from the others. Even though I didn’t…

Event: Nov 19, Louis Berneman, founding partner of Osage University Partners, to discuss VC basics and intellectual property concerns

99% of startups will not get Venture Capital (VC). Is your startup in the 1%? Learn how to increase the probability of your startup getting funded.   Please join CCTEC professionals and Louis Berneman, founding partner of Osage University Partners (OUP), for a discussion on VC basics and intellectual property (IP) concerns. Pizza, salad, and drinks will…

HADM 4211 – Entrepreneurial Finance – Fleming

Course Description: The aim of this course is to sharpen your skills in all of the activities associated with entrepreneurial finance, including identifying attractive business opportunities; estimating the resources necessary to undertake these opportunities; securing such financial and human resources on favorable terms; and prudently managing them in pursuit of the opportunity. Spring. 3 credits.…

AEM 4480 – Executing Firm Strategy – Poczter & Schryver

Course Description: Designed as a hands-on experience to prepare students for executive-level strategy execution, this class is a culmination of the completion of four years of Dyson courses in managerial economics, finance, accounting, marketing, and macroeconomics, in which students will use real-time strategic decision-making from each topic area to influence the success of virtual companies.…