Tag: risk taking
January 10, 2017
Most Likely to Succeed: How Cornell Helps Grow Its Entrepreneurs
According to Cornell entrepreneur Shaibyaa Rajbhandari (‘18), “College is the best time to take a risk.” Rajbhandari believes this so strongly that she has embraced the risk of starting not one, but two social ventures during her time as a student at Cornell University. The resources that Cornell has provided her and many other entrepreneurs has helped grow businesses and drive the world economy forward. Click below to read about how Cornell’s entrepreneurs have used the school’s resources to help achieve success:
December 27, 2016
Risky Business: Why Start Your Own?
In his freshman year, Cornell student Reuben St. Marc (‘17) faced a difficult question: is it worth it to start my own business? Click below to hear how he and other Cornell community members ultimately answered this difficult question:
November 17, 2016
Reuben St. Marc Aims to Unify the Cornell Community with his Versatile DJ Sound
Reuben St. Marc transforms his musical hobby into an profitable entrepreneurial venture. Read more to learn about how St. Marc created his own success through initiative, determination and perseverance.
October 5, 2016
Hackathons: The Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge
Are you curious and passionate? Do you enjoy working on a team to solve problems and develop ideas that can have a concrete impact your community? Are you trying to assess whether your entrepreneurial idea is applicable to the real world? Hackathons may be the perfect opportunity for you.
October 3, 2016
The Importance of Being Fearless
Never Eat Alone co-founders Marie Schneegans and Paul Dupuy recently came to Cornell to speak about the importance of being fearless as a part of the Dyson Undergraduate Speaker Series. Their top pieces of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs are shared below:
January 21, 2015
Steven Izen (AEM ’13) Shares His Journey with Lokai: A Continuous Reminder to Balance
I had an incredible opportunity to speak with Steven Izen (AEM ’13), Founder and CEO of Lokai. During our conversation, I learned about the early stages of Lokai, challenges Steven faced while creating a product […]
February 6, 2014
Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian: Be Awesome, Without Their Permission
Be Awesome, Without Their Permission Words of wisdom from internet celebrity and Reddit creator – Alexis Ohanian Last night, serial entrepreneur and founder of internet homepage Reddit, Alexis Ohanian spoke at Cornell about how to […]