Crunch-Worthy: Kristin Zak (’18) and Cayuga Crunch

Far above its namesake’s waters, Cayuga Crunch has turned what was once a few friends baking granola in Donlon D3 into a successful business opportunity. Cayuga Crunch makes all-natural granola using healthy and locally-sourced ingredients. Self-described as “Ithaca’s OG soulfood,” Cayuga Crunch prides itself on maintaining a fun atmosphere and, above all else, energizing people to pursue their passions.

Mark Your Calendars: Calmeet Launched by Aditya Rahalkar (’14)

Meetings. They’re a nuisance before you even show up. Why? Following an endless stream of emails, text messages, and Doodle Polls, you’ve spent so much time figuring out when to meet, you’ve forgotten what you were supposed to talk about. Having lost so much time, you start to think, “Somebody needs to hold a meeting to discuss how to plan meetings.”

Better put that conversation on hold, as there’s finally a better way. Introducing Calmeet: a revolutionary app that helps you and the people you care about find the ideal time to get together.

MacroFuel: Building a Company at Cornell

MacroFuel, a nutritionally complete meal in drinkable form, was founded Spring 2015 on Cornell’s campus. As explained by CIO Alex Meyers, the mission of the company is to “fuel your life when you are too busy for a well-balanced meal with a quick and affordable alternative”. From the start, MacroFuel has had strong connections to Cornell.…

Startup Profile: inTouch

Below are comments from Moonyoung (Mark) Lee ECE ’15, Co-Founder of inTouch: inTouch Technologies Inc develops hardware solutions that provide decentralized communication to provide connectivity in places where there are no cellular coverage. InTouch was co-founded by Moonyoung Lee (ECE’15) and Dong Ki Kim (ECE ’16). inTouch began as part of the Life Changing Labs…

Shark Tank Profile: S.A.L.T.

Who is on the executive team and how many other students are on the whole team? Because we’re still less than a year old, our executive team is small. It consists of my partner, Eliot Kim, and me. I am a 2nd year PhD candidate at Weill Cornell Medical College. Though S.A.L.T. is not my…

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…

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…

The Hardy North – Gage Hunt ’14

  What is the mission of The Hardy North? The Hardy North reminds college graduates how far they’ve come and inspires confidence in where they’re going.   How did you come up with the idea for THN After founding our first business, Collegiate Sun, we noticed a peculiar lack of high quality garments in college…

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…

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…

Alex Krakoski – Worthy Jerky ’16

  What is the mission of Worthy Jerky? The mission of Worthy Jerky is to provide the highest quality snacks to help fuel personal growth and achievement. Our team firmly believes that what you put into your body heavily influences your ability to perform to the best of your ability in any setting. This is…

Bora Wear – Mugo Muna ’12

Cornellians on Board:   No, it’s just myself. What is Bora Wear? It’s a men’s wear brand that focuses on working with local artisans in Kenya. We seek to provide unique, high quality goods that creates a positive impact. What is the mission of Bora Wear? The whole goal is to empower people through employment and…

CityRaven – Valeri Tsanev

http://www.cityraven.com  Cornellians on Board: Unfortunately it is only me [Valeri Tsanev]. My team is composed of 2 developers and a top 2% real estate agent in NYC but none of them are Cornellians. I would love however to get more Cornellians involved with CityRaven. I do plan to help any aspiring Cornell entrepreneur to achieve…

Shark Tank Profile: Tunetap

Comments from Feifan: Who is on the executive team and how many other students are on the whole team? Executive Team: Feifan Zhou, CEO + dev lead: Cornell University, B.S. CS ’16Bobby Robertson, Marketing lead: High Point University, B.A. Music + Entrepreneurship ’16Mike Falb, Artist relations lead: Cornell University, B.A. Hotel Admin ’14Nicolette Aluisio, Venue…