On March 14, Dr. Howard Morgan ’68 visited Cornell to share his knowledge on turning ideas into companies as a part of the Enterprise Engineering Colloquium Seminar Series. Morgan was a co-founder of First Round Capital, a venture capital (VC) firm that specializes in providing early-stage funding to promising companies like Blue Apron, GroupMe, and Uber. Hear his tips for turning ideas into businesses below!
What are some key metrics a new company should keep in mind as they work their way to being the next big thing? Read more to find out!
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:
Listed as one of Forbes’ 30 under 30 and founder of Slope Media, Caitlin Strandberg ‘10, has worked her way up in the venture capital industry since graduating from Cornell University. Recently the 28-year-old spoke at Forte Campus at Cornell’s Speaker series and highlighted her startup experiences at Cornell and beyond.
Archana Choudhary, one of the writers for E@D, reflects on what got her passionate about entrepreneurship and venture capital.
Chad Fong (Cornell Class of 2019) creates an accelerator/incubator living space for entrepreneurs through his startup IvyStart. Read on to learn about his journey and the unique community he intends to create in the Fall of 2017.
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.