April 26, 2017
The Social Enterprise Paving the Way in Education
What started off as a club composed of five friends at Cornell has now reached thousands of students across New York City, preparing them for success inside and outside of the classroom. Karim Abouelnaga […]
March 29, 2017
Dorm Room Fund Grows at Cornell
Have you ever felt like the world of startup investment is unreachable outside your weekly episode of Shark Tank? Mike Annunziata, a student at Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, hopes to change that. Annunziata is Cornell’s new partner for Dorm Room Fund: a student venture fund backed by First Round Capital. Click below for more:
March 9, 2017
Exploring Venture Capital with CVC
The Cornell Venture Capital club offers undergraduates at Cornell an opportunity to work with industry-leading VC firms and their portfolio companies. Find out how CVC does it below:
November 10, 2016
Crush Your Crowdfunding: How to Run the Perfect Campaign
Entrepreneurship@Dyson offers its top three tips for a great crowdfunding campaign below:
October 17, 2016
Money. Many people would argue it makes the world go ‘round. In a more practical sense, money is essential to entrepreneurship. A lot of great entrepreneurs say that they’re driven more by helping people through their product than they are by money; however, even those entrepreneurs would likely concede that they wouldn’t be able to have as big of an impact as they do without a little bit of capital to help them along the way. For these reasons and more, knowing where funding will come from is a key question that every entrepreneur has to answer.
May 3, 2016
Bootstrapping or venture funding?
Growing a startup takes capital, and very few entrepreneurs have the personal capital to fully finance their business. The two main options when seeking funding are either bootstrapping your business or pursuing venture funding.
March 23, 2016
The Importance of Investment
In 2014, the number of new enterprises joining the United States economy skyrocketed by roughly 11% relative to the previous year. In other words, approximately 569,000 aspiring entrepreneurs had their “ah-ha” business moment in 2014.
While this dramatic increase reveals promising signs for the U.S. economy, it triggers a quintessential problem posed by the scarcity of resources that all of these entrepreneurs will face. Simply put, if there is a fixed quantity of money to be supplied by investors to help grow your business, how can you secure funding with so many new businesses creating more competition?
April 23, 2015
Bringing Your Idea to Reality: Funding and Realizing your “Aha” Moment
When I walked into the “Bringing Your Idea to Reality: Funding and Realizing your “Aha” Moment” panel, I expected to hear a series of inspirational speeches about how once you have this amazing idea, there […]
December 6, 2014
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 […]
November 9, 2014
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 […]