Week of August 28, 2016

eHub in Kennedy Hall is OPEN!

Location: First Floor Kennedy Hall, Cornell University

Time: Stop by anytime and/or register below

The Kennedy Hall location of eHub is open for business. The Entrepreneurship at Cornell office and the Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell are both located right in eHub in Kennedy Hall. Come visit us anytime and start using the awesome space! The Collegetown eHub location at 409 College Avenue will open in August.

To have access after normal building hours, students/faculty/staff need to be members of eHub. Sign up here.

Open To: All

 

eLab Applications Now OPEN!

Location: http://elabstartup.com/apply/

Time: eLab is accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year until 11:59 pm September 22nd, 2016

Those who Apply Now have the opportunity for early feedback before Fall interviews. Early feedback is a chance to discuss your company with the eLab teaching team and prepare for Fall interviews. It is a valuable opportunity to present recent progress and gain insight into the eLab program before reapplying. Visit elabstartup.com for program details, breakdown of resources, and Demo Day pitches from the 2016 eLab cohort.

Email eLab Coordinator Jeremiah Cotman with questions. jjc427@cornell.edu

Open To: Startups with at least one founder who is a Cornell student.

 

2016 Entrepreneurship Kickoff Event

Location: eHub, First Floor Kennedy Hall

Time:  August 31, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Come experience the entrepreneurial community and resources Cornell has to offer.  Whether you are interested in creating your own venture or helping build up an existing campus-based startup, anyone interested in “do”-ing entrepreneurship is welcomed to participate in this special event featuring Startups Showcase, eHub Grand Opening, Blackstone Launchpad Grand Opening, eLab Open House and Pitch Competition with $1,500 in prizes. Please learn more information about eLab and the application about the pitch competition here.

This will be the biggest on-campus entrepreneurship event in the Fall (over 400+ attendees last year) and a great networking opportunity you will not want to miss.

Open to: All

 

Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship Open House

Location: Pillsbury Institute (289 Statler Hall) and Park Atrium at SHA

Time: Friday, September 2, 3:00 – 4:30 pm

The Centers and Institutes at the School of Hotel Administration will be hosting an open house fair in the Park Atrium on Friday, September 2 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. All of the C&I’s will have informational tables so you can learn more about what they offer. Stop by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship tables to learn more about the various entrepreneurial programs offered and upcoming events. Previous winners of the Business Plan Competition, entrepreneurs in residence, and faculty will be on hand in the Pillsbury Institute (289 Statler) and in Park Atrium to answer questions and provide more detail about the many offerings of the institute. Questions? Email pihe@cornell.edu.

Open to: All Students

 

Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneurs in Residence

Location: Pillsbury Institute (289 Statler Hall)

We have once again expanded our Entrepreneur in Residence (EinR) program and will be hosting 20 entrepreneurs and innovators in the hospitality industry this academic year.  In addition to office hours, EinRs are also available to speak in classes. Click here to see a list of dates when they will be on campus and to sign up to meet with our EinRs.  We are pleased to welcome the below industry leaders to campus this fall on the following dates.

 

  • Anne Loehr ’90, Founder, Anne Loehr and Associates – Friday, 9/2
  • Phil Miller ’83, Managing Director, Hospitality Executive Search & Real Estate – Friday, 9/2
  • Karim Abouelnaga ’13, Founder & CEO, Practice Makes Perfect – Thursday, 9/8
  • Nick Bayer ’00, Founder & President, Saxbys Coffee – Friday, 9/9
  • Barbara Lang ’78, MPS ’04 – Monday, 9/12
  • Tora Matsuoka, Principal, Seasoned Hospitality – Wednesday, 9/14
  • Joe Tagliente ’89, Partner and Principal, Lenrock Management Group, LP – Monday, 9/19, Tuesday, 9/20 and Thursday, 9/22
  • Jules Sieburgh ’72, MBA ’74, Principal, Jules A. Sieburgh, LLC – Thursday, 9/22
  • Chris Hemmeter ’86, Managing Director, Thayer Ventures – Friday, 9/23
  • Steven Kay ’94, Owner, Mel’s Burger Bar – Monday, 9/26
  • Allison Goldberg ’88, Owner, New England Cranberry Brands – Tuesday, 9/27
  • Kubs Lalchandani ’99, JD ’04, Co-founder and Partner, Lalchandani Simon PL – Thursday, 9/29
  • Rama Chanani ’08, Co-founder and COO, Global Travel Solutions (StayWanderful) – Friday, 9/30
  • Joe Lavin ’75, Owner, HarborStone Hospitality – Monday, 10/3 and Wednesday, 10/5
  • Marco Benvenuti MMH ’05, Chief Analytics & Product Officer and Co-Founder, Duetto – Thursday, 10/13
  • Kira Kohrherr ’01, President, K Public Relations LLC – Monday, 10/17
  • John Meadow ’02, Founder and President, LDV Hospitality – Monday, 10/24
  • Steve Thomson ’82, President and CEO, Mailboxes Unlimited, Ltd. – Wednesday, 10/26 and Thursday, 10/27
  • Spencer Rubin ’08, Managing Partner, Melt Shop/Aurify Brands – Monday, 11/7
  • Meli James ’00, President, Hawaii Venture Capital Association – Wednesday, 11/9 and Thursday, 11/10

Open to: All Students

 

Pillsbury Institute Networking Social with local food industry CEOs

Location: Pillsbury Institute (289 Statler Hall)

Time: Tuesday, September 13, 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Join local CEO’s in the food industry to discuss some of the challenges they are confronting in growing their businesses nationally.

  • Samantha Abrams, Emmy’s Organics
  • Ian Gaffney, Emmy’s Organics
  • Chris Kirby, Ithaca Hummus
  • Douglass Miller, SHA Food and Beverage Management Lecturer and Culinary Institute of America Professor
  • Heather Sanford, The Piggery

This event is designed to help students gain experience in communicating with others about substantive issues in the hospitality industry. The event will provide students an opportunity to apply what they are learning to many of the challenges faced by these successful entrepreneurs. Learn first-hand from the founders of these great local companies about how they got started, and, more importantly, how they are growing their businesses. Seats are limited and an RSVP is required by clicking here. Finger-food and beverages will be served. The event is BYOBC (bring your own business card). Dress code is business casual. Hosted by Pillsbury Institute Faculty Ambassador, Mary MacAusland.

Open to: All Students

 

Southern Tier Startup Alliance: Montour Falls Meetup

Location: Harvest Cafe, 224 W Main St, Montour Falls, NY 14865

Time: September 14, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

On the second Wednesday of every month, STSA hosts a meet-up for regional entrepreneurs at Harvest Cafe in Montour Falls. Enjoy networking with other business people in the area, a presentation by one of STSA’s Entrepreneurs in Residence, and refreshments from the Cafe. For more information on upcoming topics, sign up for the STSA newsletter.

Open to: Anyone who is interested in joining a member incubator or talking to an EIR

 

Entrepreneurial Profile (EP10) Discovery Dinner

Location: Pillsbury Institute (289 Statler Hall)

Time: Tuesday, September 20, 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Entrepreneurship is for everyone; we each embody the ten talents necessary to innovate, create, and contribute to the entrepreneurial landscape! Whether you have a big idea, are intrigued by the startup culture, or dream of one day running your own company, your EP10 assessment results will help you understand the top talents you bring to the table. Top entrepreneurs all embody ten talents—and you have them, too! Learn about your top talents—the ones that combine to set you apart from anyone else and position you to uniquely contribute to the world of startups and entrepreneurship over dinner with Professor Olsen. To participate, click here to follow the three easy steps.

Open to: All Students

 

Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition

Location: Pillsbury Institute (289 Statler Hall)

Time: Wednesday, September 21, 5 pm

Do you have a great hospitality business idea and a great pitch to go with it? Here’s your chance to win cash for that idea and pitch. First place is $3,000! Team registration is due by Wednesday, September 21. Click here to learn more and to register your team.

Open to: All Students

Week of August 21, 2016

eHub in Kennedy Hall is OPEN!

Location: First Floor Kennedy Hall, Cornell University

Time: Stop by anytime and/or register below

The Kennedy Hall location of eHub is open for business. The Entrepreneurship at Cornell office and the Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell are both located right in eHub in Kennedy Hall. Come visit us anytime and start using the awesome space! The Collegetown eHub location at 409 College Avenue will open in August.

To have access after normal building hours, students/faculty/staff need to be members of eHub. Sign up here.

Open To: All

 

eLab Applications Now OPEN!

Location: http://elabstartup.com/apply/

Time: eLab is accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year until 11:59PM September 22nd, 2016

Those who Apply Now have the opportunity for early feedback before Fall interviews. Early feedback is a chance to discuss your company with the eLab teaching team and prepare for Fall interviews. It is a valuable opportunity to present recent progress and gain insight into the eLab program before reapplying. Visit elabstartup.com for program details, breakdown of resources, and Demo Day pitches from the 2016 eLab cohort.

Email eLab Coordinator Jeremiah Cotman with questions. jjc427@cornell.edu

Open To: Startups with at least one founder who is a Cornell student.

 

2016 Entrepreneurship Kickoff Event

Location: eHub, First Floor Kennedy Hall

Time:  August 31, 4:00 – 7:00PM

Come experience the entrepreneurial community and resources Cornell has to offer.  Whether you are interested in creating your own venture or helping build up an existing campus-based startup, anyone interested in “do”-ing entrepreneurship is welcomed to participate in this special event featuring Startups Showcase, eHub Grand Opening, Blackstone Launchpad Grand Opening, eLab Open House and Pitch Competition with $1,500 in prizes. Please learn more information about eLab and the application about the pitch competition here.

This will be the biggest on-campus entrepreneurship event in the Fall (over 400+ attendees last year) and a great networking opportunity you will not want to miss.

Open to: All

 

Pillsbury Institute Fall Event Schedule is Now Posted

Location: Pillsbury Institute, 289 Statler Hall

Time:  September 2, 3:00 – 4:30PM

Are you a budding entrepreneur looking to expand your network or find a mentor or even win some cash for your idea? If so, be sure to check out the Pillsbury Institute’s Events Calendar to learn about these exciting opportunities or stop by the institute’s open house on Friday, September 2nd from 3 to 4:30pm! We have 20 entrepreneurs in residence who meet one-on-one with students, 2 competitions with cash prizes, several networking socials to meet industry leaders and so much more. Got questions? Email klc43@cornell.edu.

Open to: All Students

 

Southern Tier Startup Alliance: Montour Falls Meetup

Location: Harvest Cafe, 224 W Main St, Montour Falls, NY 14865

Time: September 14, 6:00 – 7:30PM

On the second Wednesday of every month, STSA hosts a meet-up for regional entrepreneurs at Harvest Cafe in Montour Falls. Enjoy networking with other business people in the area, a presentation by one of STSA’s Entrepreneurs in Residence, and refreshments from the Cafe. For more information on upcoming topics, sign up for the STSA newsletter.

Open to: Anyone who is interested in joining a member incubator or talking to an EIR

Week of August 14, 2016

eHub in Kennedy Hall is OPEN!

Location: First Floor Kennedy Hall, Cornell University

Time: Stop by anytime and/or register below

The Kennedy Hall location of eHub is open for business. The Entrepreneurship at Cornell office and the Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell are both located right in eHub in Kennedy Hall. Come visit us anytime and start using the awesome space! The Collegetown eHub location at 409 College Avenue will open in August.

To have access after normal building hours, students/faculty/staff need to be members of eHub. Sign up here.

Open To: All

 

eLab Applications Now OPEN!

Location: http://elabstartup.com/apply/

Those who Apply Now have the opportunity for early feedback before Fall interviews. Early feedback is a chance to discuss your company with the eLab teaching team and prepare for Fall interviews. It is a valuable opportunity to present recent progress and gain insight into the eLab program before reapplying. Visit elabstartup.com for program details, breakdown of resources, and Demo Day pitches from the 2016 eLab cohort.

Email eLab Coordinator Jeremiah Cotman with questions. jjc427@cornell.edu

Open To: Startups with at least one founder who is a Cornell student.

 

2016 Entrepreneurship Kickoff Event

Location: eHub, First Floor Kennedy Hall

Time:  August 31, 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Come experience the entrepreneurial community and resources Cornell has to offer.  Whether you are interested in creating your own venture or helping build up an existing campus-based startup, anyone interested in “do”-ing entrepreneurship is welcomed to participate in this special event featuring Startups Showcase, eHub Grand Opening, Blackstone Launchpad Grand Opening, eLab Open House and Pitch Competition with $1,500 in prizes. Please learn more information about eLab and the application about the pitch competition here.

This will be the biggest on-campus entrepreneurship event in the Fall (over 400+ attendees last year) and a great networking opportunity you will not want to miss.

Open to: All

 

Pillsbury Institute Fall Event Schedule is Now Posted

Location: Pillsbury Institute, 289 Statler Hall

Time:  September 2nd,  3:00pm – 4:30pm

Are you a budding entrepreneur looking to expand your network or find a mentor or even win some cash for your idea? If so, be sure to check out the Pillsbury Institute’s Events Calendar to learn about these exciting opportunities or stop by the institute’s open house on Friday, September 2nd from 3 to 4:30pm! We have 20 entrepreneurs in residence who meet one-on-one with students, 2 competitions with cash prizes, several networking socials to meet industry leaders and so much more. Got questions? Email klc43@cornell.edu.

Open to: All Students

Week of August 7, 2016

eHub in Kennedy Hall is OPEN!

Location: First Floor Kennedy Hall, Cornell University

Time: Stop by anytime and/or register below

The Kennedy Hall location of eHub is open for business. The Entrepreneurship at Cornell office and the Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell are both located right in eHub in Kennedy Hall. Come visit us anytime and start using the awesome space! The Collegetown eHub location at 409 College Avenue will open in August.

To have access after normal building hours, students/faculty/staff need to be members of eHub. Sign up here.

Open To: All

 

eLab Applications Now OPEN!

Location: http://elabstartup.com/apply/

Those who Apply Now have the opportunity for early feedback before Fall interviews. Early feedback is a chance to discuss your company with the eLab teaching team and prepare for Fall interviews. It is a valuable opportunity to present recent progress and gain insight into the eLab program before reapplying. Visit elabstartup.com for program details, breakdown of resources, and Demo Day pitches from the 2016 eLab cohort.

Email eLab Coordinator Jeremiah Cotman with questions. jjc427@cornell.edu

Open To: Startups with at least one founder who is a Cornell student.

 

Branding & Positioning Workshop
Location: Harvest Cafe, 224 West Main Street, Montour Falls, NY 14865
Time: Wednesday, August 10th, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Want to define and refine your branding and positioning in the market?
Interested in learning marketing fundamentals from a 30 year veteran?
Want to meet other entrepreneurs in your area?
The Southern Tier Startup Alliance (STSA) is teaming up with the Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development (SCOPED) to hold a workshop in Schuyler County specifically designed for current and
aspiring entrepreneurs. Collaborate with Tony Frontera, Entrepreneur in Residence with the STSA, to build a specific and actionable Branding & Positioning statement for your company.  This is an interactive event.

Open to: All

 

Rev: Hardware Accelerator Demo Day 2016

Location: G10 Biotechnology Building, Cornell University

Time:  August 11th, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works presents the second annual Rev Hardware Accelerator Demo Day: “Making Meets Business” – a free event for the entire community. Rev Hardware Accelerator teams have spent 12 weeks working to move their product ideas from concept to prototype. Each team received support from Rev mentors and technical instructors throughout the summer, as well as access to Rev’s Prototyping Shop and up to $2000 worth of materials to use in creating their prototypes. Demo Day is their chance to show off all of their hard work! This event will include presentations by each team, special guest speakers, and product demonstrations. There will also be prizes to give away to lucky audience members. Join us for free – register today! Read more about the teams on Rev’s blog, or this great piece on our clean energy team.

Open to: All

 

 

2016 Entrepreneurship Kickoff Event

Location: eHub, First Floor Kennedy Hall

Time:  August 31, 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Come experience the entrepreneurial community and resources Cornell has to offer.  Whether you are interested in creating your own venture or helping build up an existing campus-based startup, anyone interested in “do”-ing entrepreneurship is welcomed to participate in this special event featuring Startups Showcase, eHub Grand Opening, Blackstone Launchpad Grand Opening, eLab Open House and Pitch Competition with $1,500 in prizes. Please learn more information about eLab and the application about the pitch competition here.

This will be the biggest on-campus entrepreneurship event in the Fall (over 400+ attendees last year) and a great networking opportunity you will not want to miss.

Open to: All

 

Pillsbury Institute Fall Event Schedule is Now Posted

Location: Pillsbury Institute, 289 Statler Hall

Time:  September 2nd,  3:00pm – 4:30pm

Are you a budding entrepreneur looking to expand your network or find a mentor or even win some cash for your idea? If so, be sure to check out the Pillsbury Institute’s Events Calendar to learn about these exciting opportunities or stop by the institute’s open house on Friday, September 2nd from 3 to 4:30pm! We have 20 entrepreneurs in residence who meet one-on-one with students, 2 competitions with cash prizes, several networking socials to meet industry leaders and so much more. Got questions? Email klc43@cornell.edu.

Open to: All Students

 

 

 

 

Week of July 31, 2016

eHub in Kennedy Hall is OPEN!

Location: First Floor Kennedy Hall, Cornell University

Time: Stop by anytime and/or register below

The Kennedy Hall location of eHub is open for business. The Entrepreneurship at Cornell office and the Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell are both located right in eHub in Kennedy Hall. Come visit us anytime and start using the awesome space! The Collegetown eHub location at 409 College Avenue will open in August.

To have access after normal building hours, students/faculty/staff need to be members of eHub. Sign up here.

Open To: All

 

eLab Applications Now OPEN!

Location: http://elabstartup.com/apply/

Those who Apply Now have the opportunity for early feedback before Fall interviews. Early feedback is a chance to discuss your company with the eLab teaching team and prepare for Fall interviews. It is a valuable opportunity to present recent progress and gain insight into the eLab program before reapplying. Visit elabstartup.com for program details, breakdown of resources, and Demo Day pitches from the 2016 eLab cohort.

Email eLab Coordinator Jeremiah Cotman with questions. jjc427@cornell.edu

Open To: Startups with at least one founder who is a Cornell student.

 

Life Changing Labs Startup Showcase and Final Pitch Competition

Location: 396 Statler Hall

Time:  August 5th, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Join Life Changing Labs for an afternoon of entrepreneurial excitement! Summer startup companies from LCL’s incubator program will be showcasing their work from the last eight weeks and competing for a $1000 prize during the pitch competition. This event is open to the entire community and is a great chance to see what innovative startups students and alumni are working on as well as meet the people behind them.

Open to: All

 

Branding & Positioning Workshop
Location: Harvest Cafe, 224 West Main Street, Montour Falls, NY 14865
Time: Wednesday, August 10th, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Want to define and refine your branding and positioning in the market?
Interested in learning marketing fundamentals from a 30 year veteran?
Want to meet other entrepreneurs in your area?
The Southern Tier Startup Alliance (STSA) is teaming up with the Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development (SCOPED) to hold a workshop in Schuyler County specifically designed for current and
aspiring entrepreneurs. Collaborate with Tony Frontera, Entrepreneur in Residence with the STSA, to build a specific and actionable Branding & Positioning statement for your company.  This is an interactive event.

Open to: All

 

Rev: Hardware Accelerator Demo Day 2016

Location: G10 Biotechnology Building, Cornell University

Time:  August 11th, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works presents the second annual Rev Hardware Accelerator Demo Day: “Making Meets Business” – a free event for the entire community. Rev Hardware Accelerator teams have spent 12 weeks working to move their product ideas from concept to prototype. Each team received support from Rev mentors and technical instructors throughout the summer, as well as access to Rev’s Prototyping Shop and up to $2000 worth of materials to use in creating their prototypes. Demo Day is their chance to show off all of their hard work! This event will include presentations by each team, special guest speakers, and product demonstrations. There will also be prizes to give away to lucky audience members. Join us!

Open to: All

2016 Entrepreneurship Kickoff Event

Location: eHub, First Floor Kennedy Hall

Time:  August 31, 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Come experience the entrepreneurial community and resources Cornell has to offer.  Whether you are interested in creating your own venture or helping build up an existing campus-based startup, anyone interested in “do”-ing entrepreneurship is welcomed to participate in this special event featuring Startups Showcase, eHub Grand Opening, Blackstone Launchpad Grand Opening, eLab Open House and Pitch Competition with $1,500 in prizes. Please learn more information about eLab and the application about the pitch competition here.

This will be the biggest on-campus entrepreneurship event in the Fall (over 400+ attendees last year) and a great networking opportunity you will not want to miss.

Open to: All

Week of July 24, 2016

eHub in Kennedy Hall is OPEN!

Location: First Floor Kennedy Hall, Cornell University

Time: Stop by anytime and/or register below

The Kennedy Hall location of eHub is open for business. The Entrepreneurship at Cornell office and the Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell are both located right in eHub in Kennedy Hall. Come visit us anytime and start using the awesome space! The Collegetown eHub location at 409 College Avenue will open in August.

To have access after normal building hours, students/faculty/staff need to be members of eHub. Sign up here.

Open To: All

 

eLab Applications Now OPEN!

Location: http://elabstartup.com/apply/

Those who Apply Now have the opportunity for early feedback before Fall interviews. Early feedback is a chance to discuss your company with the eLab teaching team and prepare for Fall interviews. It is a valuable opportunity to present recent progress and gain insight into the eLab program before reapplying. Visit elabstartup.com for program details, breakdown of resources, and Demo Day pitches from the 2016 eLab cohort.

Email eLab Coordinator Jeremiah Cotman with questions. jjc427@cornell.edu

Open To: Startups with at least one founder who is a Cornell student.

 

Life Changing Summer High School Eship Showcase

Location: eHub, First Floor Kennedy Hall

Time:  July 29th, 10:00am-1:00pm

After a three-week intensive boot camp in entrepreneurship and computer science, come see what our high school class has been working on! Each team will be presenting a 4 minute pitch for an innovative solution they have developed for a problem they care about. There will also be a showcase of personal portfolio websites from the webdev class. Students have been working with LCS instructors and mentors to refine and develop their ideas.

Open to: All

 

Applications Now Being Accepted for the fall 2016 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV)

Time:  July 29th

The EBV program at Cornell is a FREE novel, one-of-a-kind initiative designed to leverage the skills, resources and infrastructure of higher education to offer cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to veterans with service-connected disabilities. SHA’s three-phase program welcomes veteran entrepreneurs who seek to develop a business within the food and beverage sector of the hospitality industry. We are currently accepting applications for the fall 2016 program until July 29. Please be sure to refer any veterans with an interest in owning an F&B business to the EBV-Cornell website for more information.

Open to: Any veteran with an interest in owning a food and beverage business

 

 

Life Changing Labs Startup Showcase and Final Pitch Competition

Location: Park Atrium in Statler Hall

Time:  August 5th, 1:00pm-4:30pm

Join Life Changing Labs for an afternoon of entrepreneurial excitement! Summer startup companies from LCL’s incubator program will be showcasing their work from the last eight weeks and competing for a $1000 prize during the pitch competition. This event is open to the entire community and is a great chance to see what innovative startups students and alumni are working on as well as meet the people behind them.

Open to: All

 

Branding & Positioning Workshop
Location: Harvest Cafe, 224 West Main Street, Montour Falls, NY 14865
Time: Wednesday, August 10th, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Want to define and refine your branding and positioning in the market?
Interested in learning marketing fundamentals from a 30 year veteran?
Want to meet other entrepreneurs in your area?
The Southern Tier Startup Alliance (STSA) is teaming up with the Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development (SCOPED) to hold a workshop in Schuyler County specifically designed for current and
aspiring entrepreneurs. Collaborate with Tony Frontera, Entrepreneur in Residence with the STSA, to build a specific and actionable Branding & Positioning statement for your company.  This is an interactive event.

Open to: All

 

Rev: Hardware Accelerator Demo Day 2016

Location: G10 Biotechnology Building, Cornell University

Time:  August 11th, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works presents the second annual Rev Hardware Accelerator Demo Day: “Making Meets Business” – a free event for the entire community. Rev Hardware Accelerator teams have spent 12 weeks working to move their product ideas from concept to prototype. Each team received support from Rev mentors and technical instructors throughout the summer, as well as access to Rev’s Prototyping Shop and up to $2000 worth of materials to use in creating their prototypes. Demo Day is their chance to show off all of their hard work! This event will include presentations by each team, special guest speakers, and product demonstrations. There will also be prizes to give away to lucky audience members. Join us!

Open to: All

 

 

2016 Entrepreneurship Kickoff Event

Location: eHub, First Floor Kennedy Hall

Time:  August 31, 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Come experience the entrepreneurial community and resources Cornell has to offer.  Whether you are interested in creating your own venture or helping build up an existing campus-based startup, anyone interested in “do”-ing entrepreneurship is welcomed to participate in this special event featuring Startups Showcase, eHub Grand Opening, Blackstone Launchpad Grand Opening, eLab Open House and Pitch Competition with $1,500 in prizes. Please learn more information about eLab and the application about the pitch competition here.

This will be the biggest on-campus entrepreneurship event in the Fall (over 400+ attendees last year) and a great networking opportunity you will not want to miss.

Open to: All

 

 

Week of July 17, 2016

eHub in Kennedy Hall is OPEN!

Location: First Floor Kennedy Hall, Cornell University

Time: Stop by anytime and/or register below

The Kennedy Hall location of eHub is open for business. The Entrepreneurship at Cornell office and the Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell are both located right in eHub in Kennedy Hall. Come visit us anytime and start using the awesome space! The Collegetown eHub location at 409 College Avenue will open in August.

To have access after normal building hours, students/faculty/staff need to be members of eHub. Sign up here.

Open To: All

 

eLab Applications Now OPEN!

Location: http://elabstartup.com/apply/

Those who Apply Now have the opportunity for early feedback before Fall interviews. Early feedback is a chance to discuss your company with the eLab teaching team and prepare for Fall interviews. It is a valuable opportunity to present recent progress and gain insight into the eLab program before reapplying. Visit elabstartup.com for program details, breakdown of resources, and Demo Day pitches from the 2016 eLab cohort.

Email eLab Coordinator Jeremiah Cotman with questions. jjc427@cornell.edu

Open To: Startups with at least one founder who is a Cornell student.

 

Succeeding at securing non-dilutive SBIR/STTR funding for University spinoffs and advanced technology startups

Location: Innovative Technologies Complex (room COE-2011)

Time: Thursday, July 21, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

A workshop with Kirk Macolini, hosted by the Small Business Development Center at Binghamton University

This free workshop is targeted toward University faculty and students interested in commercializing research and those involved in advanced technology startups. Topics will include strategies for improving proposal funding success rates, key components of winning SBIR/STTR proposals and common barriers to SBIR/STTR success and approaches to overcome them. The presenter will be Kirk Macolini, founder and president of Centurion Technology, a business that helps small, innovative companies match their ideas with opportunities and develop winning proposals. Participants will also learn about the NYSBDC Pilot SBIR/STTR Acceleration Competition where startups can win funding for expert assistance with development of a SBIR/STTR proposal.

 

Life Changing Talk with Scott Belsky

Location: eHub, First Floor Kennedy Hall

Time:  July 21st, 11:00am-11:45am

Join the LCL community as we bring in Scott Belsky (founder of Behance, Investor in Pinterest & Uber, author of Making Ideas Happen) into eHub for a talk through video conference.

Open to: All

 

Life Changing Summer High School Eship Showcase

Location: eHub, First Floor Kennedy Hall

Time:  July 29th, 10:00am-1:00pm

After a three-week intensive boot camp in entrepreneurship and computer science, come see what our high school class has been working on! Each team will be presenting a 4 minute pitch for an innovative solution they have developed for a problem they care about as well as showcasing personal portfolio websites that they have been working on. Students have been working with LCS instructors and mentors to refine and develop their ideas.

Open to: All

 

Applications Now Being Accepted for the fall 2016 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV)

Time:  July 29th

The EBV program at Cornell is a FREE novel, one-of-a-kind initiative designed to leverage the skills, resources and infrastructure of higher education to offer cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to veterans with service-connected disabilities. SHA’s three-phase program welcomes veteran entrepreneurs who seek to develop a business within the food and beverage sector of the hospitality industry. We are currently accepting applications for the fall 2016 program until July 29. Please be sure to refer any veterans with an interest in owning an F&B business to the EBV-Cornell website for more information.

Open to: Any veteran with an interest in owning a food and beverage business

 

 

Life Changing Labs Startup Showcase and Final Pitch Competition

Location: Park Atrium in Statler Hall

Time:  August 5th, 1:00pm-4:30pm

Join Life Changing Labs for an afternoon of entrepreneurial excitement! Summer startup companies from LCL’s incubator program will be showcasing their work from the last eight weeks and competing for a $1000 prize during the pitch competition. This event is open to the entire community and is a great chance to see what innovative startups students and alumni are working on as well as meet the people behind them.

Open to: All

 

 

Rev: Hardware Accelerator Demo Day 2016

Location: G10 Biotechnology Building, Cornell University

Time:  August 11th, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Join Rev: Ithaca Startup Works as we presents the second annual Hardware Accelerator Demo Day: “Business Meets Making” – a free event for the entire community. The summer Hardware Accelerator teams have spent 12 weeks working to move their product ideas from concept to prototype. Each team received support from Rev mentors and technical instructors throughout the summer, as well as access to Rev’s Prototyping Shop and $1000 worth of materials to use in ideating their prototypes. Demo Day is their chance to show off all of their hard work!

Open to: All

 

 

2016 Entrepreneurship Kickoff Event

Location: eHub, First Floor Kennedy Hall

Time:  August 31, 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Come experience the entrepreneurial community and resources Cornell has to offer.  Whether you are interested in creating your own venture or helping build up an existing campus-based startup, anyone interested in “do”-ing entrepreneurship is welcomed to participate in this special event featuring Startups Showcase, eHub Grand Opening, Blackstone Launchpad Grand Opening, eLab Open House and Pitch Competition with $1,500 in prizes. Please learn more information about eLab and the application about the pitch competition here.

This will be the biggest on-campus entrepreneurship event in the Fall (over 400+ attendees last year) and a great networking opportunity you will not want to miss.

Open to: All