Week of Sep 17, 2017

Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneurs in Residence
Location: 295 Statler Hall
Time: Tuesday, September 19
The Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneur in Residence (EnIR) program will be hosting 15 entrepreneurs and innovators in the hospitality industry this academic year.  Entrepreneurs will be available to talk with students one-on-one about business ideas and plans, career experience and guidance, and more. If you are interested in setting up a time to meet with an entrepreneur, please visit our website for instructions. In addition to office hours, EnIRs are also available to speak in classes.  Interested in hosting an EnIR in your class, email Michelle Ciaschi mlc296@cornell.edu for availability. See below for upcoming dates, or to learn more about each entrepreneur and who will be visiting the institute in the near future, click here.

Open to: All

 

 
Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition
Location: Online
Time: Wednesday, September 20
The Pillsbury Institute is pleased to announce the Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition (PDC), which will take place during the fall 2017 semester. The PDC is an experiential learning opportunity for student entrepreneurs who are contemplating, starting, or operating an early stage hospitality-based venture, and who are looking to improve their pitching skills, with the potential to earn seed funding for their venture.
Students register for the competition in early fall and submit their pitch decks in October for review by a team of industry judges. Three to five finalists will be selected to present in November to a panel of industry judges. The cash prizes are: winning team, $3,000, second place team, $1,500, and third place, $500. Students interested in winning seed funding for their pitch idea need to register via Reviewr by Wednesday, September 20. Questions? Email mlc296@cornell.edu
Open to: All

 

 

Apply to the NSF I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell
Location: Online
Time: September 15 – 29
The deadline to RSVP for the UNY I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell (taking place September 15th – 29th) is coming up. NSF I-Corps Short Courses are for university researchers interested in exploring the market potential of their work and learning entrepreneurial skills. While exploring your current project, you’ll learn to apply the same process to other technologies The Short Course features lecture and group breakout work in person, followed by two weeks of remote sessions. At the end of the two weeks, teams present findings at an in-person wrap-up. Apply at unyicorps.org/attend-a-short-course
Open to: All

 

 

Hospitality Hackathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: September 29, 30 & Oct 1 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Hilton’s first ever hackathon and it’s happening at Cornell! EVERY STUDENT is invited and encouraged to sign up for this event, coding is not a prerequisite. Designers, business students, hotelies, engineers and more learn how tech has changed the hospitality industry with our mini conference (2-5pm) and then work with data, hardware, &  IoT from our mentors and partnering organizations to conceptualize and develop your idea. Partnering Organizations & sponsors include: Hilton, Microsoft, Amazon, LG, Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Engineering, CiS. The prizes are pretty incredible as well.
Learn more and sign up here: http://hiltonhackathon.splashthat.com
Open to: All

 

 

GENIUS NY 2.0 Application
Location: Online
Time: Application submission deadline is October 1, 2017
The largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems in the world. GENIUS NY is a year-long business accelerator that awards six finalist teams a total of $2.75 million in investments. In addition, the program offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. GENIUS NY is focused on Unmanned Systems; software, hardware, analytics. Detail: http://www.geniusny.com/
Open to: All

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Week of Sep 10, 2017

Cornell Entrepreneurship Kickoff 2017 
Location: eHub Kennedy Hall (113 Kennedy Hall, next to Call Aud.)
Time: September 13, 4:00 – 7:00pm
Don’t miss our largest on-campus entrepreneurship event in the Fall with expected attendance of 200-300 students, faculty, and staff!
This is the perfect opportunity to network with the entrepreneurship community and find out about all of the eship resources Cornell has to offer! Activities include Start Up Showcase, Eship Programs Meet & Greet, eLab Pitchoff Competition, Networking, Free food and giveaways! More details here.
Open to: All

 

Sharks! Venture Pitch
Location: Koffman Southern Tier Incubator at 120 Hawley St. Binghamton, NY
Time: September 11, 6:00 – 8:00pm
The Southern Tier Venture Fund is investing in companies to become a massive success. Come get a front row seat! Three companies will have 10 minutes each to pitch. Investors from the fund will have 10 minutes for Q&A. Will they make a deal? Come see for yourself. Attendance is free. For more information, and to see how your business can be involved, please contact Darren MacDonald at darren@stcfny.com. We look forward to seeing you there! More details here.
Open to: All

 

Kessler Fellows Program Symposium Kickoff
Location: Hollister Hall McManus Lounge
Time: September 16, 1:00 – 5:00pm
Interested in entrepreneurship? Want to learn about WHOOP, MUVR LABS, MAKU and GOOGLE?  SATURDAY September 16th is our first symposium date, and we’re kicking it off with a bang! Come join us and learn about our companies and what we did last summer. You can attend one presentation all. Snacks will be provided!
9/16 SCHEDULE – McManus Lounge
1-2pm: Marco Bustamante | Whoop (whoop.com)
2-3pm: Vidya Ramesh | Muvr Labs (muvrlabs.combolt.io)
3-4pm: Jerica Huang | Google (google.com/intl/en/about/)
4-5pm: Grace Chuang | Maku (makucreative.com)
Junior Engineers: Program Information Session Tuesday 9/12, 4:45PM, PHL 407.  Applications due:  11/13/17.  More information here.
Open to: All

 

Apply to the NSF I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell
Location: Online
Time: September 15 – 29
The deadline to RSVP for the UNY I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell (taking place September 15th – 29th) is coming up. NSF I-Corps Short Courses are for university researchers interested in exploring the market potential of their work and learning entrepreneurial skills. While exploring your current project, you’ll learn to apply the same process to other technologies The Short Course features lecture and group breakout work in person, followed by two weeks of remote sessions. At the end of the two weeks, teams present findings at an in-person wrap-up. Apply at unyicorps.org/attend-a-short-course
Open to: All
 

 

Hospitality Hackathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: September 29, 30 & Oct 1 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Hilton’s first ever hackathon and it’s happening at Cornell! EVERY STUDENT is invited and encouraged to sign up for this event, coding is not a prerequisite. Designers, business students, hotelies, engineers and more learn how tech has changed the hospitality industry with our mini conference (2-5pm) and then work with data, hardware, &  IoT from our mentors and partnering organizations to conceptualize and develop your idea. Partnering Organizations & sponsors include: Hilton, Microsoft, Amazon, LG, Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Engineering, CiS   The prizes are pretty incredible as well.
Learn more and sign up here: http://hiltonhackathon.splashthat.com
Open to: All

 

GENIUS NY 2.0 Application
Location: http://www.geniusny.com/apply.html
Time: Application submission deadline is October 1, 2017
The largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems in the world. GENIUS NY is a year-long business accelerator that awards six finalist teams a total of $2.75 million in investments. In addition, the program offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. GENIUS NY is focused on Unmanned Systems; software, hardware, analytics. Detail: http://www.geniusny.com/
Open to: All

Week of Sep 3 , 2017

Apply to Cornell eLab for the 2017-18 School Year
Location: Online
Time: September 5, 11:59pm (Deadline)
Startups who apply by 11:59 PM, Tuesday, Sept 5th will be considered to compete in the eLab Pitch Competition at the Eship Kick-off on Sept 13th.
Applications for Cornell eLab are open. eLab is an accelerator program for Cornell student startups. Startups receive weekly one-on-one mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship professors over a year-long program featuring 5 intensive bootcamps, eLab alum advisors, course credit, $5,000 toward their business, and access to a network of resources. eLab is not for theory; it is for launching real businesses. Apply at elabstartup.com/apply/
Open to: All Cornell Students

 

Eship Kick-off in eHub-Kennedy Hall
Location: eHub Kennedy Hall (113 Kennedy Hall, next to Call Aud.)
Time: September 13, 4:00 – 7:00pm
Activities include: Start Up Showcase, Eship Programs Meet & Greet, eLab Pitchoff Competition, Networking, Food and Giveaways!
Open to: All

 

Apply to the NSF I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell
Location: Online
Time: September 15 – 29
The deadline to RSVP for the UNY I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell (taking place September 15th – 29th) is coming up. NSF I-Corps Short Courses are for university researchers interested in exploring the market potential of their work and learning entrepreneurial skills. While exploring your current project, you’ll learn to apply the same process to other technologies The Short Course features lecture and group breakout work in person, followed by two weeks of remote sessions. At the end of the two weeks, teams present findings at an in-person wrap-up. Apply at unyicorps.org/attend-a-short-course
Open to: All
 

 

Hospitality Hackathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: September 29, 30 & Oct 1 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Hilton’s first ever hackathon and it’s happening at Cornell! EVERY STUDENT is invited and encouraged to sign up for this event, coding is not a prerequisite. Designers, business students, hotelies, engineers and more learn how tech has changed the hospitality industry with our mini conference (2-5pm) and then work with data, hardware, &  IoT from our mentors and partnering organizations to conceptualize and develop your idea. Partnering Organizations & sponsors include: Hilton, Microsoft, Amazon, LG, Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Engineering, CiS   The prizes are pretty incredible as well.
Learn more and sign up here: http://hiltonhackathon.splashthat.com
Open to: All

 

GENIUS NY 2.0 Application
Location: http://www.geniusny.com/apply.html
Time: Application submission deadline is October 1, 2017
The largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems in the world. GENIUS NY is a year-long business accelerator that awards six finalist teams a total of $2.75 million in investments. In addition, the program offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. GENIUS NY is focused on Unmanned Systems; software, hardware, analytics. Detail: http://www.geniusny.com/
Open to: All

 

Week of August 27 , 2017

Eship Kick-off in eHub-Kennedy Hall
Location: eHub Kennedy Hall (113 Kennedy Hall, next to Call Aud.)
Time: September 13, 4 – 7pm
Activities include: Start Up Showcase, Eship Programs Meet & Greet, eLab Pitchoff Competition, Networking, Food and Giveaways!
Open to: All

 

 

Apply to the NSF I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell
Location: Online
Time: September 15 – 29
The deadline to RSVP for the UNY I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell (taking place September 15th – 29th) is coming up. NSF I-Corps Short Courses are for university researchers interested in exploring the market potential of their work and learning entrepreneurial skills. While exploring your current project, you’ll learn to apply the same process to other technologies The Short Course features lecture and group breakout work in person, followed by two weeks of remote sessions. At the end of the two weeks, teams present findings at an in-person wrap-up. Apply at unyicorps.org/attend-a-short-course
Open to: All

 

Apply to Cornell eLab for the 2017-18 School Year
Location: Online
Time: Monday, September 25, 11:59pm (Deadline)
Applications for Cornell eLab are open. eLab is an accelerator program for Cornell student startups. Startups receive weekly one-on-one mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship professors over a year-long program featuring 5 intensive bootcamps, eLab alum advisors, course credit, $5,000 toward their business, and access to a network of resources. eLab is not for theory; it is for launching real businesses. Apply at elabstartup.com/apply/
Open to: All Cornell Students

 

 

Hospitality Hackathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: September 29, 30 & Oct 1 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Hilton’s first ever hackathon and it’s happening at Cornell! EVERY STUDENT is invited and encouraged to sign up for this event, coding is not a prerequisite. Designers, business students, hotelies, engineers and more learn how tech has changed the hospitality industry with our mini conference (2-5pm) and then work with data, hardware, &  IoT from our mentors and partnering organizations to conceptualize and develop your idea. Partnering Organizations & sponsors include: Hilton, Microsoft, Amazon, LG, Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Engineering, CiS   The prizes are pretty incredible as well.
Learn more and sign up here: http://hiltonhackathon.splashthat.com
Open to: All

 

 

GENIUS NY 2.0 Application
Location: http://www.geniusny.com/apply.html
Time: Application submission deadline is October 1, 2017
The largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems in the world. GENIUS NY is a year-long business accelerator that awards six finalist teams a total of $2.75 million in investments. In addition, the program offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. GENIUS NY is focused on Unmanned Systems; software, hardware, analytics. Detail: http://www.geniusny.com/
Open to: All

 

Week of August 20 , 2017

eHub Open House-Kennedy Hall
Location: eHub Kennedy Hall (113 Kennedy Hall, next to Call Aud.)
Time: August 20, 2 – 5pm
Entrepreneurship at Cornell is a university-wide program that provides and fosters entrepreneurship and startup opportunities for the entire Cornell community. eHub is Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s co-working and 24/7 collaboration space with locations in Kennedy Hall and Collegetown. Come visit eHub at Kennedy Hall, meet student founders from startup companies, and learn about eHub’s clubs and programs, including Life Changing Labs, eLab (a premier student business accelerator program), Blackstone Launchpad (a dedicated entrepreneurship mentor program), and the Cornell Venture Capital Club.
Open to: All

 

Eship Kick-off in eHub-Kennedy Hall
Location: eHub Kennedy Hall (113 Kennedy Hall, next to Call Aud.)
Time: September 13, 4 – 7pm
Activities include: Start Up Showcase, Eship Programs Meet & Greet, eLab Pitchoff Competition, Networking, Food and Giveaways!
Open to: All

 

Apply to the NSF I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell
Location: Online
Time: September 15 – 29
The deadline to RSVP for the UNY I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell (taking place September 15th – 29th) is coming up. NSF I-Corps Short Courses are for university researchers interested in exploring the market potential of their work and learning entrepreneurial skills. While exploring your current project, you’ll learn to apply the same process to other technologies The Short Course features lecture and group breakout work in person, followed by two weeks of remote sessions. At the end of the two weeks, teams present findings at an in-person wrap-up. Apply at unyicorps.org/attend-a-short-course
Open to: All

 

Apply to Cornell eLab for the 2017-18 School Year
Location: Online
Time: Monday, September 25, 11:59pm (Deadline)
Applications for Cornell eLab are open. eLab is an accelerator program for Cornell student startups. Startups receive weekly one-on-one mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship professors over a year-long program featuring 5 intensive bootcamps, eLab alum advisors, course credit, $5,000 toward their business, and access to a network of resources. eLab is not for theory; it is for launching real businesses. Apply at elabstartup.com/apply/
Open to: All Cornell Students

 

Hospitality Hackathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: September 29, 30 & October 1 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Hilton’s first ever hackathon and it’s happening at Cornell! EVERY STUDENT is invited and encouraged to sign up for this event, coding is not a prerequisite. Designers, business students, hotelies, engineers and more learn how tech has changed the hospitality industry with our mini conference (2-5pm) and then work with data, hardware, &  IoT from our mentors and partnering organizations to conceptualize and develop your idea. Partnering Organizations & sponsors include: Hilton, Microsoft, Amazon, LG, Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Engineering, CiS   The prizes are pretty incredible as well. Learn more and sign up here: http://hiltonhackathon.splashthat.com
Open to: All

 

GENIUS NY 2.0 Application
Location: http://www.geniusny.com/apply.html
Time: Application submission deadline is October 1, 2017
The largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems in the world. GENIUS NY is a year-long business accelerator that awards six finalist teams a total of $2.75 million in investments. In addition, the program offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. GENIUS NY is focused on Unmanned Systems; software, hardware, analytics. Detail: http://www.geniusny.com/
Open to: All

Week of August 13 , 2017

Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) Office Hours at Weil Hall
Location: Weill Hall 421
Time: Tuesday, August 15, 1 – 3pm
Have questions about your intellectual property, and how Cornell can protect it? A CTL licensing staff member will be on hand to assist walk-in inventors with their questions about the patentability of their technology. No appointment needed! http://www.biotech.cornell.edu/cat/events
Open to: All

 

Breaking Down the Silos – August
Location: Koffman Southern Tier Incubator
Time: August 15, 5 – 7pm
Binghamton University is partnering with The Agency, SUNY Broome, Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Development Center, Entrepreneur’s Alliance, SCORE and City of Binghamton to break down the silos and support the region’s entrepreneurial eco-system. Come network with local professionals! More information here.
Open to: All

 

 

Apply to the NSF I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell
Location: Online
The deadline to RSVP for the UNY I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell (taking place September 15th – 29th) is coming up. NSF I-Corps Short Courses are for university researchers interested in exploring the market potential of their work and learning entrepreneurial skills. While exploring your current project, you’ll learn to apply the same process to other technologies The Short Course features lecture and group breakout work in person, followed by two weeks of remote sessions. At the end of the two weeks, teams present findings at an in-person wrap-up. Apply at  unyicorps.org/attend-a-short-course
Open to: All

 

 

Apply to Cornell eLab for the 2017-18 School Year
Location: Online
Time: Monday, September 25, 11:59pm (Deadline)
Applications for Cornell eLab are open. eLab is an accelerator program for Cornell student startups. Startups receive weekly one-on-one mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship professors over a year-long program featuring 5 intensive bootcamps, eLab alum advisors, course credit, $5,000 toward their business, and access to a network of resources. eLab is not for theory; it is for launching real businesses. Apply at elabstartup.com/apply/
Open to: Cornell Students

 

 

GENIUS NY 2.0 Application
Locationhttp://www.geniusny.com/apply.html
Time: Application submission deadline is October 1, 2017
The largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems in the world. GENIUS NY is a year-long business accelerator that awards six finalist teams a total of $2.75 million in investments. In addition, the program offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. GENIUS NY is focused on Unmanned Systems; software, hardware, analytics. Detail: http://www.geniusny.com/
Open to: All

Week of August 6 , 2017

Rev Hardware Accelerator Demo Day
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E State St, Ithaca
Time: August 10, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Rev: Ithaca Startup Works presents the third annual Rev Hardware Accelerator Demo Day – a free event for the entire community. Rev Hardware Accelerator teams have spent 11 weeks working to move their product ideas from concept to prototype. Each team received support from Rev mentors and technical instructors throughout the summer, and they’ve refined their concepts while also validating their business ideas with potential customers. From small-scale indoor gardening to pet care, from honeybee health to monitoring protected lands, the teams have crafted an impressive array of product ideas and business models. We’re getting excited for Demo Day at Rev!
RSVP: http://revithaca.com/event/networkingrev-hardware-demo-day/
Open to: All

 

 

Apply to the NSF I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell
Location: Online
Time: September 15 – 29
The deadline to RSVP for the UNY I-Corps September Short Course at Cornell (taking place September 15th – 29th) is coming up. NSF I-Corps Short Courses are for university researchers interested in exploring the market potential of their work and learning entrepreneurial skills. While exploring your current project, you’ll learn to apply the same process to other technologies The Short Course features lecture and group breakout work in person, followed by two weeks of remote sessions. At the end of the two weeks, teams present findings at an in-person wrap-up. Apply: http://unyicorps.org/attend-a-short-course
Open to: All

 

 

Apply to Cornell eLab for the 2017-18 school year
Location: http://elabstartup.com/apply/
Time: Monday, September 25, 11:59 PM
Applications for Cornell eLab are open. eLab is an accelerator program for Cornell student startups. Startups receive weekly one-on-one mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship professors over a year-long program featuring 5 intensive bootcamps, eLab alum advisors, course credit, $5,000 toward their business, and access to a network of resources. eLab is not for theory; it is for launching real businesses. Apply: http://elabstartup.com/apply/
Open to: All Cornell Students

 

 

GENIUS NY 2.0 Application
Locationhttp://www.geniusny.com/apply.html
Time: Application submission deadline is October 1, 2017.
The largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems in the world. GENIUS NY is a year-long business accelerator that awards six finalist teams a total of $2.75 million in investments. In addition, the program offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. GENIUS NY is focused on Unmanned Systems; software, hardware, analytics. Detail: http://www.geniusny.com/
Open to: All