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.

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.…

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…

The Red Head Behind RedHead Wine: Marisa Sergi ’15

Wine, such a popular and traditional beverage dating back centuries, is now being made with a twist by one of our very own students, Marisa Sergi ’15. Marisa came to Cornell from Ohio where she was introduced to the wine industry early on though her parents winery, Luva Bella Winery. Entering Cornell as a Viticulture…

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…