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…

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…

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…

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

[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…

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,…

20 Lessons From Daniel Green ’13 (4 of 4)

16) Your value in society is solely determined by your ability to clearly communicate your ideas to other people: If you want to accomplish anything, you have to first be able to communicate what that thing is. To me now this means concise (5 lines or less) emails, one-pagers, and simple PowerPoint slides but you should decide what this means for you and your aspirations.

Global Entrepreneurship Week – 2013

Its that time of year again, Global Entrepreneurship Week is upon us! This week celebrates the innovators, challengers and visionaries who help shape the future and spur economic growth!  Cornell plans to celebrate GEW in a variety of ways. Check out the schedule here!  Here at E@D we are featuring some of our best eClips…

Brandon Espinosa ’11 joins Practice Makes Perfect

This update from Karim Abouelnaga.  It is with an unprecedented amount of excitement that I have the honor of presenting you with this year’s annual report. I am particularly excited to introduce you all to my classmate and new COO, Brandon Espinosa’11 who brings an incredible amount of energy and perspective to the team. This…

TEC Start-up Experiences – Thursday Oct 17th 6:30pm, Upson Lounge

Start-up Experiences: Chirag Desai from IVR Technology 6:30 – 7:30pm on Thursday, October 17th, 2013 Upson Hall Lounge (near Duffield Atrium) Please join us for a talk by Chirag Desai, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at IVR Technology Group, a software start-up focused on interactive voice response (IVR). Chirag has experience as the co-founder of a healthcare technology start-up,…

The Future Looks Bright for CollegiateSun.com

CollegiateSun is doing phenomenal, according to Anthony Scandariato, and they are looking to recruit several positions from Cornell student body. CollegiateSun is a start-up company that sells products to college bookstores and directly to the consumer online at www.collegiatesun.com. Its founder Alexander Tschopp ’14 Dyson and sales director Anthony Scandariato ’14 Dyson, have been pursuing the company since…