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The Hardy North – Gage Hunt ’14

  What is the mission of The Hardy North? The Hardy North reminds college graduates how far they’ve come and inspires confidence in where they’re going.   How did you come up with the idea for THN After founding our first business, Collegiate Sun, we noticed a peculiar lack of high quality garments in college…

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SoundSpace is Making Sound Tangible

Sound is tangible. Such is the premise of Ray Li (’14)’s latest venture into entrepreneurship with SoundSpace—a gestural music interface that has the potential to revolutionize the world of electronic music. SoundSpace’s interface consists of several motion-based musical instruments, as well as the ability to record and manipulate loops of these instruments.  A recent graduate of the…

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Business Networking Reception April 9 at 6:30pm

Come grab a snack and chat with others interested in Business this Wednesday!  April 9 at 6:30pm, 391 Statler Hall  The National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH), founded in 1990 at The School of Hotel Administration, has become the premier professional organization for minority hospitality students.  The event seeks to connect ALL students on campus…

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ELAB DEMO DAY 2014

Come see Cornell’s top student entrepreneurs showcase their startups and present in front of notable venture capitalists and angel investors! On April 10th, ten startups accepted into Cornell eLab accelerator program will take the stage – FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! RSVP is not required but strongly encouraged (click here).   ELAB DEMO DAY ’14Sponsored…

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DSWIL Corporate Panel “Has The Glass Ceiling Been Shattered?”

We were thrilled to be joined by five successful women, for the DSWIL Corporate Panel, who were eager to share their experience and insights into how women can break through the glass ceiling and directly address gender-related challenges in the workplace. Yos Bugallo from Ernst & Young, Valisha Graves from Morgan Stanley, Megan Hughes from…

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The Red Head Behind RedHead Wine: Marisa Sergi ’15

Wine, such a popular and traditional beverage dating back centuries, is now being made with a twist by one of our very own students, Marisa Sergi ’15. Marisa came to Cornell from Ohio where she was introduced to the wine industry early on though her parents winery, Luva Bella Winery. Entering Cornell as a Viticulture…

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Upcoming: India Business Conference – April 18, 2014 – Columbia University

India Business Conference at Columbia Business School April 18, 2014 Low Memorial Library, Columbia University   The annual India Business Conference, hosted by the South Asia Business Association (SABA) at Columbia Business School is the premier India-focused conference in New York City and is a powerful forum that inspires thought leadership and generates discussions around the business, social, political…

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Kreyol Essence (KE) Offers Eco Luxury Cosmetic Alternative

  Who is the founder of Kreyol Essence? Yve-Car Momperousse MPS’14 Check out her inspirational biography here  What is the mission of Kreyol Essence? Kreyol Essence (KE) is an agribusiness that offers an array of eco luxury cosmetic products. Our goal at Kreyol Essence is to liberate women from costly and unsafe products that have given us false…

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Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership Government and NGO Panel: “Let Your Values Guide You”

The Government and NGO Panel at the Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership asked four successful businesswomen to discuss what they have learned from taking the “road less traveled”, choosing to enter the world of non-profits over the corporate sector.  Jonelle Bradshaw Jonelle Bradshaw (’96), senior director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Stonybrook University,…

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Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership: Tech Panel

  The Tech Panel at the Symposium on Women in Leadership brought together four women from the many corners of the tech world. Hannah Coutand is a Business Development Manager at Intel, but got her start in technology after graduating from University of Virginia and going to work for telecom firms in the United States,…

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Food & Brand Workshop Recruitment!

Want to Join a Fun Research Group for Next Academic Semester? The Cornell Food and Brand Lab (F&BL) directed by Dr. Brian Wansink, author of the best seller “Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More than We Think,” focuses on eating behavior – why people eat what they eat, how people experience foods, and what drives…

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RedHead Wines – Marisa Sergi ’15

What is the mission of RedHead Wins? To create exceptional wines using integrity and innovation. Talk about the Cornell connection to RedHead Wines and how did you come up with the idea? RedHead wines was started as a Capstone project, a requirement for all Viticulture students here at Cornell. Marisa Sergi started just desigining the…

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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…

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Missed the Action? Shark Tank Videos Up!

Did you miss out on this years annual Johnson School Student Shark Tank event? Or just looking to relive the action from it? Check out E@D’s exclusive playlist of videos from each student venture and watch TuneTaps winning pitch!  Be sure to read E@D’s previous posts profiling each company competing in this years competition

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[Upcoming Deadline] ECE Innovation Award Competition!

Seed Capital Available for Innovative Technologies Looking for seed money for your original, innovative technology? The Electrical and Computer Engineering Innovation Award Competition challenges students to design and develop an innovative technology based on electrical and computer engineering, and to demonstrate the potential of the idea to address a practical business and/or social challenge. Each semester ECE awards $10,000 each to two…