Week of September 25, 2016

Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneurs in Residence

Location: Pillsbury Institute (289 Statler Hall)

The Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneur in Residence (EinR) program will be hosting 20 entrepreneursand innovators in the hospitality industry this academic year.  Entrepreneurs will be available in the Pillsbury Institute 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 the sign-up page. In addition to office hours, EinRs are also available to speak in classes.  Interested in hosting an EinR in your class, email Kristen Ciferri at klc43@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.

 

  • Monday, September 26: Steven Kay ’94, Owner, Mel’s Burger Bar
  • Tuesday, September 27: Allison Goldberg ’88, Owner, New England Cranberry Brands
  • Thursday, September 29: Kubs Lalchandani ’99, JD ’04, Co-founder and Partner, Lalchandani Simon PL
  • Monday, October 3 and Wednesday, October 5: Joe Lavin ’75, Owner, HarborStone Hospitality
  • Thursday, October 6: Jules Sieburgh ’72, MBA ’74, Principal, Jules A. Sieburgh, LLC

Open to: All Students

 

 

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans

Location: Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration

Time: October 01, 2016 – October 09, 2016  All day

The annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities is quickly approaching!  Veterans will be arriving next Friday and Saturday and will be welcomed to campus Saturday evening at the opening ceremony in Park Atrium.  This year marks the fifth edition of the program with veterans from all across the globe and from all branches of the military.  They will be on campus for the week to learn how to start a business in the food and beverage industry. The bootcamp will conclude with a graduation ceremony and dinner at Schoellkopf Memorial Hall on Saturday, October 1st.  Faculty interested in attending either the opening or graduation dinners or learning more about the program, please email Program Manager, Kristen Ciferri, klc43@cornell.edu.  For more information about EBV,sha.cornell.edu/ebv.

Open to: EBV

 

What Makes a Great Business – Oxford IC2 Workshop

Location: Oxford Academy and Central School

Time: Tuesday, October 04, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Entrepreneurs-In-Residence: Brad Treat & Ariana Blossom

The Oxford IC2 is a community initiative led by the Oxford school for the purpose of connecting students, education, and citizens to innovation and entrepreneurship.  The Innovation Series is an educational and networking program designed to inspire ideas, fuel creativity, and promote innovative activities in our community.

Open to: All

 

 

Kessler Fellows Symposium

Location: Bard 140

Time: Wednesday, October 05, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

What’s it like to work in a real startup for the summer?  And, what’s the benefit to you and to the startup? Come learn about each Kessler Fellow’s experience in their company, incubator, accelerator, working on their own idea, etc. – what it’s like, what they did, lessons learned and what advice they have for you! Wednesdays through November 2ndClick here for full schedule and locations.

7pm:  TJ Famighetti, ISST,  CodeX

8pm:  Blake Goodwyn, CS/MechE, OpenROV

Open To: All Students

 

 

End Human Trafficking

Location: New York City at Cornell Tech

Time: October 07, 08 and 09

This hackathon is focused on Sex and Labor trafficking in New York City. Problem statements, requirements, and more will be provided to students participating in the event. They will be available in advance and sent directly to participants, they will not be made public on the event website.  Healthy meals are provided Friday lunch & dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch, & dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch. Snacks and unlimited beverages are available throughout the weekend.  Mentors are present throughout the weekend representing: industry, corporate, government, & nonprofits, from a variety of backgrounds including data science, law, business, tech, advocacy, and more. Transportation and housing are the responsibility of participants, stipends are not available. Roundtrip bus transportation to/from Ithaca/NYC is available for $50 via the event site. Click here for more information.

Open to: All students, in any major or degree program, any year in school

 

 

Women Redefining Entrepreneurship 2016 – Registration now open!

Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works

Time: Saturday, October 22, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

As a part of Women Entrepreneurship Week, Rev’s Passenger to Pilot program will be hosting the second annual Women Redefining Entrepreneurship conference. We invite you to join us as we discuss and work towards answers to the question: How are women entrepreneurs helping to solve major global challenges? This conference focuses on the unique intersection of women, entrepreneurship, and global challenges.  We’ll explore how women are making a difference through their businesses.  Please join us for an inspiring and informative conversation about how women are changing the world.

Register for the event here!

Open to: All

 

 

Opportunities and Challenges of the Connected World Partnership Forum
Location: Biotechnology Building, Room G10
Time: November 17, Full-Day Event
Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL), industrial colleagues, thought leaders, researchers, aligned investors and start-up companies to explore challenges and opportunities to enable the next generation of smart, secure sensors that will fuel a 10-fold increase of data on the internet. Hear the latest thinking around which underlying technologies, MEMS 2.0 or Silicon Photonics, are best positioned to scale into this new market, and connect with faculty building deep technical and scientific expertise in the space.
For more information and to register, visit ctl.cornell.edu/events/occw.

Open to: All – Advanced registration is required.

Week of September 18, 2016

eHub in Collegetown Grand is OPEN!

Location: eHub Collegetown, 409 College Avenue, 2nd and 3rd Floor, Ithaca, NY

Time: Saturday, September 24, 2016, 10:00 – 11:30 am

We’re celebrating the grand opening of the new eHub Collegetown space to kick off the event! eHub is our new collaboration space for students, learn more about it here. Come network with alumni and entrepreneurial students to share experiences and make connections. There will be catered breakfast food and ribbon-cutting with special guests including Mayor Svante Myrick. We hope to CU there! Click here for more details.

Cost: Free

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 22, 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.

 

 

Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneurs in Residence

Location: Pillsbury Institute (289 Statler Hall)

The Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneur in Residence (EinR) program will be hosting 20 entrepreneurs and innovators in the hospitality industry this academic year.  Students interested in meeting with one the EinRs, please visit our sign up page to schedule an appointment.

 

  • 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

 

 

 

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

 

 

Center for Technology Licensing Office Hours at Weill Hall
Location: 407B Weill Hall (within the McGovern Center)
Time: Tuesday, September 20, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Do you have questions about being an inventor? Do you know how Cornell can assist with the patenting processes for your work? And, if you’re a Cornell faculty or research associate, how you can receive royalties for your technology? A staff member of Cornell’s Center for Technology Licensing will be on hand for all your questions! No appointment necessary, just walk in!
Email: mlc247@cornell.edu with questions.
Open To: All

 

 

Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition

Location: Pillsbury Institute (289 Statler Hall)

Time: Wednesday, September 21, 5:00 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

 

 

Introduction of COLABOLT to the Cornell Campus

Location: Regent Lounge in the Statler Hotel

Time: Wednesday, September 21, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Jim Quest, Cornell Class of 1956, invite you to attend the “Introduction of COLABOLT to the Cornell Campus”.  The event will take place on Wednesday, September 21st, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, in the Regent Lounge in the Statler Hotel.  Please come by, and invite your friends to come by, for the first official Ithaca tasting and sampling of COLABOLT. Click here to learn more.

Open to: All Students

 

 

Kessler Fellows Symposium

Location: Bard 140

Time: Wednesday, September 21, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

What’s it like to work in a real startup for the summer?  And, what’s the benefit to you and to the startup? Come learn about each Kessler Fellow’s experience in their company, incubator, accelerator, working on their own idea, etc. – what it’s like, what they did, lessons learned and what advice they have for you! Wednesdays through November 2ndClick here for full schedule and locations.

7pm:  Martin Herrera, Shaper Tools

8pm:  Cathy Han, Hipcamp

Open To: All Students

 

 

Networking@Rev: High-Growth Startups + 2nd Anniversary

Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works

Time: Thursday, September 22, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Networking@Rev events are back, and the first one is going to be great – because it’s our anniversary! Help us celebrate two years of convening the entrepreneurial community. Check out the new space, enjoy refreshments, network with others in the startup community, and hear from high-growth startups. Reserve your spot: RSVP here

Open to: All

 

 

What Makes a Great Business – Oxford IC2 Workshop

Location: Oxford Academy and Central School

Time: Tuesday, October 4, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Entrepreneurs-In-Residence: Brad Treat & Ariana Blossom.

The Oxford IC2 is a community initiative led by the Oxford school for the purpose of connecting students, education, and citizens to innovation and entrepreneurship. The Innovation Series is an educational and networking program designed to inspire ideas, fuel creativity, and promote innovative activities in our community.

Open to: All

 

Women Redefining Entrepreneurship 2016 – Registration now open!

Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works

Time: Saturday, October 22, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

As a part of Women Entrepreneurship Week, Rev’s Passenger to Pilot program will be hosting the second annual Women Redefining Entrepreneurship conference. We invite you to join us as we discuss and work towards answers to the question: How are women entrepreneurs helping to solve major global challenges? This conference focuses on the unique intersection of women, entrepreneurship, and global challenges.  We’ll explore how women are making a difference through their businesses.  Please join us for an inspiring and informative conversation about how women are changing the world. Register for the event here!

Open to: All

 

 

Opportunities and Challenges of the Connected World Partnership Forum
Location: Biotechnology Building, Room G10
Time: November 17, Full-Day Event
Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL), industrial colleagues, thought leaders, researchers, aligned investors and start-up companies to explore challenges and opportunities to enable the next generation of smart, secure sensors that will fuel a 10-fold increase of data on the internet. Hear the latest thinking around which underlying technologies, MEMS 2.0 or Silicon Photonics, are best positioned to scale into this new market, and connect with faculty building deep technical and scientific expertise in the space.
For more information and to register, visit ctl.cornell.edu/events/occw.
Open to: All – Advanced registration is required.

 

Week of September 11, 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 22, 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.

 

 

Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneurs in Residence

Location: Pillsbury Institute (289 Statler Hall)

The Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneur in Residence (EinR) program will be hosting 20 entrepreneurs and innovators in the hospitality industry this academic year.  Students interested in meeting with one the EinRs, please visit our sign up page to schedule an appointment.

 

  • 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 Entrepreneurship Networking & 2-minute Company Pitches

Location: Water Street Brewery, 168 Water Street, Binghamton, NY 13901

Time: Tuesday, September 13, 4: 00 – 6:00 pm

Binghamton University is partnering with The Agency, the Binghamton Local Development Corporation, the Broome County Chamber of Commerce,

the Entrepreneur’s Alliance, and the Small Business Association to break down the silos and support the region’s entrepreneurial eco-system.  This and future events will be designed to enhance interactions between founders and employees working in the community, start-ups, experienced entrepreneurs as well as those that want to join the effort to bring success and growth to our region. Five start up companies will be given the opportunity to give a 2 minute pitch of their company and identify any hurdles they are currently facing.  If you would like to pitch your company, please email innovation@binghamton.edu

Cost: Free, advance registration requested. Click here to learn more.

Open to: All

 

 

Maximizing Social Media & Technology

Location:  Harvest Cafe, Montour Falls

Time: Wednesday, September 14, 6:00-7:30 PM

What are the tools that startups use to maximize the return on their marketing spend? How can you raise the profile of your company and it’s offering without spending any money? STSA Entrepreneur in Residence Brad Treat and our partners from SCOPED are collaborating to bring this session on PR, social media, paid search, and other marketing tools that startup entrepreneurs need to know how to use to Montour Falls. Stick around after for a chance to grab the mic and network! To RSVP for this event, contact anne@FLXgateway.com. Click here to learn more.

Open To:  All

 

 

Want to fund your new startup?

Location:  Biotech Building G-01

Time: Wednesday, September 14, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

If you want to learn how to get your startup funded, do not miss this talk! Speaker Marcene Sonneborn clearly explains the SBIR/STTR (Small Business Innovation Research/ Small Business Technology Transfer) application process. These are federal funds for startups around university technologies in diverse areas. Join us for breakfast at 8:00 am on Wed, Sept 14th. Contact Marla Coppolino for questions at mlc247@cornell.edu. Click here to learn more.

Open To:  All

 

Kessler Fellows Symposium

Location: REV Ithaca

Time: Wednesday, September 14, 7:00-9:00 pm

Join 2016 Fellows as they share their summer placement experience! You’ll learn about Fellows’ startup selection criteria, placement process, startup company structure and their experience with and thoughts about the Kessler Fellows Program. Click here to learn more.

7pm:  Hannah Rudin, MechE

Open To: All Students

 

Southern Tier Startup Alliance: Montour Falls Meetup

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

Time: Wednesday, 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

 

 

Tax Issues Associated with High-Tech and Startups

Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works

Time: Friday, September 16, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Chris Hart and Renata Dabrowska of Sciarabba Walker & Co. will cover some relevant federal and NYS tax topics, including qualified small business stock benefits, R&D credit, and a review of NYS incentive programs.

This workshop is free, but space is limited; please RSVP to ensure your spot.

Open to: All

 

 

 

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

 

 

Networking@Rev: High-Growth Startups + 2nd Anniversary

Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works

Time: Thursday, September 22, 6:00-9:00 PM

Networking@Rev events are back, and the first one is going to be great – because it’s our anniversary! Help us celebrate two years of convening the entrepreneurial community. Check out the new space, enjoy refreshments, network with others in the startup community, and hear from high-growth startups. Reserve your spot: RSVP here

Open to: All

 

 

Opportunities and Challenges of the Connected World Partnership Forum
Location: Biotechnology Building, Room G10
Time: November 17th, Full-Day Event
Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL), industrial colleagues, thought leaders, researchers, aligned investors and start-up companies to explore challenges and opportunities to enable the next generation of smart, secure sensors that will fuel a 10-fold increase of data on the internet. Hear the latest thinking around which underlying technologies, MEMS 2.0 or Silicon Photonics, are best positioned to scale into this new market, and connect with faculty building deep technical and scientific expertise in the space.
For more information and to register, visit ctl.cornell.edu/events/occw.
Open to: All – Advanced registration is required.

 

Week of September 4, 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.

 

Kessler Fellows Symposium

Location: Hollister 314

Time: Wednesday, September 7

Join 2016 Fellows as they share their summer placement experience! You’ll learn about Fellows’ startup selection criteria, placement process, startup company structure and their experience with and thoughts about the Kessler Fellows Program. Click here to learn more.

Wednesday, September 7, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Hollister 314

7pm:  Brendan Quinn, CS; Shaper Tools, San Francisco, CA

Open To: All

  

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.

 

  • 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

 

Maximizing Social Media & Technology

Location: Hollister 314

Time: Wednesday, September 14, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

The Southern Tier Startup Alliance (STSA) is teaming up with the Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development (SCOPED) to hold an event for entrepreneurs.

Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat, Entrepreneur in Residence with the STSA, with answers to these questions and learn about how PR, social media, paid search, and other marketing tools that startup entrepreneurs need to know how to use. Click here to learn more.

Open To: All

 

Southern Tier Startup Alliance: Montour Falls Meetup

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

Time: Wednesday, 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, 5:00 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 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