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:
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:
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.
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.
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:
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 as a student entrepreneur, and the key drivers behind Lokai’s creation and increasing impact. The following takeaways were adapted from…
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 change the world. His message? Just go out and be awesome, don’t wait around for someone to ‘ok’ it. Ohanian…