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:

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 partner of Osage University Partners (OUP), for a discussion on VC basics and intellectual property (IP) concerns. Pizza, salad, and drinks will…

Lesson on Branding, VC, & Pursuing Personal Passions

Last week E@C sponsored the “Celebration Conference” bringing back loads of entrepreneurial minded alumni to speak on a variety of topics. Being a road warrior for E@D I meandered around campus to see who had the most intriguing talks (and who gave out free food!) – Which ultimately brought me to collegetown’s Popshop for a presentation from…

Eric Young (’78) – Open Advice from a VC to Entrepreneurs

” I would rather work with a smart, capable entrepreneur with a mediocre idea than vice versa”  -Eric Young ’78 Co-founder of venture capital firm, Canaan Partners, Eric Young knows what to look for in a successful entrepreneur and a promising start-up idea. His company makes investments in high growth operating companies, typically in either the technology…

E@D Alumna Morgan Beller ’13 Highlighted on Cornell Daily Sun and Offers Advice on Following Your Passions

Morgan Beller ’13, recent E@D alumna, co-founder of PopShop, and now partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a $2.5 billion VC firm based in California, was recently featured in the Cornell Daily Sun. In the interview she explains how she went from being an undergraduate at Cornell to being at the right place at the right time and ultimately becoming a partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Check out…