Week of Feb 18, 2018

Big Idea Competition
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Applications Due Wednesday February 21, 11:59 PM
Are you someone who usually has great ideas but doesn’t know what to do with them? Now’s your opportunity to apply to the 2018 Big Idea Competition by February 21st 11:59 PM for a chance to win up to $9000 in prizes! http://bit.ly/LCLbigidea
Open to: All

 

 

Pillsbury Institute For Hospitality Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs in Residence Office Hours
Every academic year, the Pillsbury Institute invites successful entrepreneurs to the Ithaca campus through the Entrepreneurs in Residence program. The program enables students to learn through ongoing personal interaction with successful entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurs in Residence meet one-on-one with students to help them with business development, networking, and career planning.

  • Don’t miss out this semester! Sign up now or schedule your appointment with StartUpTree
    Interested in taking advantage of this amazing opportunity? Take just a minute of your time to create an account that will allow youto schedule and manage appointments.
  • More information about this program and our entrepreneurs can be found here.

Upcoming Entrepreneurs:
Thursday, February 22th – Phil Miller ’83, Managing Director, Philippus Miller III & Associates

  • Recruitment & Consulting firm
  • Real Estate Services Firm providing: Hotel brokerage, asset management, distressed asset servicing & capital markets services
  • 25-plus years of international hospitality industry experience
  • Read more about Phil Miller ’83

Wednesday, February 28th – Tora Matsuoka, Principal, Seasoned Hospitality

  • Restaurateur with 22 years of industry experience: Pioneer in Asian cuisine
  • Management consulting services: Hilton Worldwide and small boutique restaurants & bars
  • Partner with industry expert Stephen Loffredo in seasoned hospitality consulting & project management: Improve & implement F&B operations worldwide
  • Read more about Tora Matsuoka

Open to: All

 

Life Changing Makeathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Saturday, February 24 – Sunday, February 25
Are you an innovative engineer, designer, or business student? Do you like free food? Do you want to win awesome prizes? Life Changing Labs, CMC, and Cornell Make present Cornell’s third annual Make-a-thon from Feb. 24-25, bringing together engineers, designers, and business students to hack and build to propose big solutions using rapid prototyping techniques. All making will be done in an open collaborative environment to incubate innovative ideas. Sign up here – applications close February 9th! http://www.lifechangingmakeathon.com/Engineers will be programming and tinkering with premade arduino base boards and various provided sensors.
Designers will be working with chipboard, paper, and foam to help create enclosures and armatures for the boards and their function.
Business minded students will be helping synthesize entire proposals to enure market fit, business model strategy, as well as assembling a pitch.
Learn more and sign up here – applications close February 9th! http://www.lifechangingmakeathon.com/
Open to: All

Workshop: Guide to Getting the Most out of Tradeshows and Conventions
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, (downtown Ithaca incubator, 314 East State Street)
Time: February 27, 6:15 – 7:15 PM
Trade Shows can be a hyper-efficient way to learn, network and tell your story…or they can be a catastrophic waste of time and money.  In this workshop, Ed Catto helps business owners strategize and plan for trade shows, addressing topics like What To Expect, What Not to Expect, Resource Planning, Prepping for the Pre-Game, and Crushing It Post-Show. About Ed Catto:
Ed loves building brands and helping them achieve their true potential. With 20+ years total spanning the agency/consulting side, solid, classic CPG grounding and an entrepreneurial stint, Ed possesses a unique, proven blend of marketing, strategy, and business leadership skills.
As a founding partner of Bonfire Agency, Ed helped develop the worlds’ 1st “Geek Agency”, a unique marketing and consulting firm designed to connect brands, in authentic ways, to the passionate fans of comics, games, SciFi movies and graphic novels. Bonfire Agency works with a variety of clients including Guinness, Chipotle, Random House, the Robin Hood Foundation, TBS, TNT, Lego, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
Ed led teams in developing strategies and creative programming for a myriad of clients, including Kraft/Nabisco, Warner Bros., Home Video, and Time Warner’s DC Comics. Ed was instrumental in business development planning, executing, and closing. Over the past two years, Ed has built brands for both not-for-profits and mid-size organizations through Do Good Marketing. RSVP here: http://revithaca.com/events
Open to: All

 

 

Summer Hardware Accelerator
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works (downtown Ithaca incubator, 314 East State Street)
Time: Applications due March 1 at revithaca.com/hardware
Turn your product idea into a business this summer in Rev’s 11-week program fueled by business, technology, and design mentorship. Come away with a working prototype, new networking connections, and entrepreneurship knowledge to grow a company.In its fourth year, the program offers participants weekly workshops, access to state-of-the-art tools in its Prototyping Lab, and a grand finale “Demo Day.” The program is free and open to participants of all ages and backgrounds. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis and receive a materials stipend.
Open to: All

 

 

Health Hackathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: March 2 – 4
This hackathon is truly open to ANY student, in ANY major, at ANY college. Last year we had an amazing mix of students from Cornell. A panel of judges will select winners and award $4,000 in cash. You don’t need a team to sign up.  Most teams are formed at the event, you choose who you want to work with.  Please visit the website for FAQs, challenges, prize categories, and more.  Cohosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, College of Engineering, Computer & Info Sci, and Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures with support from Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline.  Participation is also worth 1 credit by enrolling in BME4970. http://healthhackathon2018.splashthat.com
Open to: All

 

 

Monthly Networking@Rev: Clean Energy
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, (downtown Ithaca incubator, 314 East State Street)
Time: March 8, 6-8 PM
How can clean energy startups flourish? Hear pitches, meet startups looking to hire, and network with potential investors. The event will be emceed by Lynden Archer, Director of Cornell Energy Systems Institute and James A. Friend Family Distinguished Professor of Engineering. RSVP here: http://revithaca.com/events
Open to: All

 

Life Changing Labs Summer Incubator
Location: 
eHub Collegetown
Time: April 14
Attention all entrepreneurial students interested in launching, growing, or working at a startup: Life Changing Labs has opened up applications to its 2018 Summer Incubator! Benefits include resources up to $100,000+ in value, the option to take up to $5,000 in seed funding, and 1-1 mentorship all for 0% EQUITY.
If you are interested in applying for the incubator with an idea or company, apply here: bit.ly/LCLIncuFounder
If you are interested in getting an internship at a startup this summer, apply here: bit.ly/startupIntern
Open to: All

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Week of Feb 11, 2018

Big Idea Competition
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Applications Due Wednesday February 21, 11:59 PM
Are you someone who usually has great ideas but doesn’t know what to do with them? Now’s your opportunity to apply to the 2018 Big Idea Competition by February 21st 11:59 PMfor a chance to win up to $9000 in prizes! http://bit.ly/LCLbigidea
Open to: All

 
Life Changing Makeathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Saturday, February 24 – Sunday, February 25
Are you an innovative engineer, designer, or business student? Do you like free food? Do you want to win awesome prizes? Life Changing Labs, CMC, and Cornell Make present Cornell’s third annual Make-a-thon from Feb. 24-25, bringing together engineers, designers, and business students to hack and build to propose big solutions using rapid prototyping techniques. All making will be done in an open collaborative environment to incubate innovative ideas. Sign up here – applications close February 9th! http://www.lifechangingmakeathon.com/Engineers will be programming and tinkering with premade arduino base boards and various provided sensors.
Designers will be working with chipboard, paper, and foam to help create enclosures and armatures for the boards and their function.
Business minded students will be helping synthesize entire proposals to enure market fit, business model strategy, as well as assembling a pitch.
Learn more and sign up here – applications close February 9th! http://www.lifechangingmakeathon.com/
Open to: All
 

Health Hackathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: March 2 – 4
This hackathon is truly open to ANY student, in ANY major, at ANY college. Last year we had an amazing mix of students from Cornell. A panel of judges will select winners and award $4,000 in cash. You don’t need a team to sign up.  Most teams are formed at the event, you choose who you want to work with.  Please visit the website for FAQs, challenges, prize categories, and more.  Cohosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, College of Engineering, Computer & Info Sci, and Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures with support from Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline.  Participation is also worth 1 credit by enrolling in BME4970. http://healthhackathon2018.splashthat.com
Open to: All

 

Life Changing Labs Summer Incubator
Location: 
eHub Collegetown
Time: April 14
Attention all entrepreneurial students interested in launching, growing, or working at a startup: Life Changing Labs has opened up applications to its 2018 Summer Incubator! Benefits include resources up to $100,000+ in value, the option to take up to $5,000 in seed funding, and 1-1 mentorship all for 0% EQUITY.
If you are interested in applying for the incubator with an idea or company, apply here: bit.ly/LCLIncuFounder
If you are interested in getting an internship at a startup this summer, apply here: bit.ly/startupIntern
Open to: All

Week of Feb 4, 2018

Big Idea Competition
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Applications Due Wednesday February 21, 11:59 PM
Are you someone who usually has great ideas but doesn’t know what to do with them? Now’s your opportunity to apply to the 2018 Big Idea Competition by February 21st 11:59 PMfor a chance to win up to $9000 in prizes! http://bit.ly/LCLbigidea
Open to: All

 

Life Changing Makeathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Saturday, February 24 – Sunday, February 25
Are you an innovative engineer, designer, or business student? Do you like free food? Do you want to win awesome prizes? Life Changing Labs, CMC, and Cornell Make present Cornell’s third annual Make-a-thon from Feb. 24-25, bringing together engineers, designers, and business students to hack and build to propose big solutions using rapid prototyping techniques. All making will be done in an open collaborative environment to incubate innovative ideas. Sign up here – applications close February 9th! http://www.lifechangingmakeathon.com/Engineers will be programming and tinkering with premade arduino base boards and various provided sensors.
Designers will be working with chipboard, paper, and foam to help create enclosures and armatures for the boards and their function.
Business minded students will be helping synthesize entire proposals to enure market fit, business model strategy, as well as assembling a pitch.
Learn more and sign up here – applications close February 9th! http://www.lifechangingmakeathon.com/
Open to: All

Health Hackathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: March 2 – 4
This hackathon is truly open to ANY student, in ANY major, at ANY college. Last year we had an amazing mix of students from Cornell. A panel of judges will select winners and award $4,000 in cash. You don’t need a team to sign up.  Most teams are formed at the event, you choose who you want to work with.  Please visit the website for FAQs, challenges, prize categories, and more.  Cohosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, College of Engineering, Computer & Info Sci, and Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures with support from Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline.  Participation is also worth 1 credit by enrolling in BME4970.http://healthhackathon2018.splashthat.com
Open to: All

Life Changing Labs Summer Incubator
Location: 
eHub Collegetown
Time: April 14
Attention all entrepreneurial students interested in launching, growing, or working at a startup: Life Changing Labs has opened up applications to its 2018 Summer Incubator! Benefits include resources up to $100,000+ in value, the option to take up to $5,000 in seed funding, and 1-1 mentorship all for 0% EQUITY.
If you are interested in applying for the incubator with an idea or company, apply here: bit.ly/LCLIncuFounder
If you are interested in getting an internship at a startup this summer, apply here: bit.ly/startupIntern
Open to: All

 

Week of Jan 28, 2018

Networking@Rev: Hardware
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E State Street, 2nd Floor
Time: February 1, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
How can hardware programs flourish in this region? Find out at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works Networking night – free and open to the entire community! Discover what’s happening in the local startup scene with a visit to Ithaca’s downtown business incubator. Hear pitches from hardware innovators and entrepreneurs building physical product companies. Escape the cold with drinks, local eats, and gorgeous downtown views from Rev’s 3rd floor terrace as you network with local entrepreneurs. Register for this free event here
Open to: All

 

 

Big Idea Competition
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Wednesday February 21, 11:59 PM
Are you someone who usually has great ideas but doesn’t know what to do with them? Now’s your opportunity to apply to the 2018 Big Idea Competition by February 21st 11:59 PM for a chance to win up to $9000 in prizes! http://bit.ly/LCLbigidea
Open to: All

 

 

Life Changing Makeathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Saturday, February 24, 9 AM – Sunday, February 25, 1 PM
Are you an innovative engineer, designer, or business student? Do you like free food? Do you want to win awesome prizes? Life Changing Labs, CMC, and Cornell Make present Cornell’s third annual Make-a-thon from Feb. 24-25, bringing together engineers, designers, and business students to hack and build to propose big solutions using rapid prototyping techniques. All making will be done in an open collaborative environment to incubate innovative ideas. Sign up here – applications close February 9th! Engineers will be programming and tinkering with premade arduino base boards and various provided sensors.
Designers will be working with chipboard, paper, and foam to help create enclosures and armatures for the boards and their function.
Business minded students will be helping synthesize entire proposals to ensure market fit, business model strategy, as well as assembling a pitch.
Learn more and sign up here – applications close January 31st! http://www.lifechangingmakeathon.com/
Open to: All

Life Changing Labs Summer Incubator
Location: 
eHub Collegetown
Time: April 14
Attention all entrepreneurial students interested in launching, growing, or working at a startup: Life Changing Labs has opened up applications to its 2018 Summer Incubator! Benefits include resources up to $100,000+ in value, the option to take up to $5,000 in seed funding, and 1-1 mentorship all for 0% EQUITY.
If you are interested in applying for the incubator with an idea or company, apply here: bit.ly/LCLIncuFounder
If you are interested in getting an internship at a startup this summer, apply here: bit.ly/LCLStartupIntern
Open to: All

Week of Jan 21, 2018

2018 Cornell Startup Symposium

Location: 1300 York Ave 1300 York Ave New York, NY

Time: Wednesday, January 24, 5:00PM

Join Weill Cornell Medicine and Entrepreneurship @ Cornell for a showcase of today’s most innovative life sciences startups.

Startup Showcase: Five promising life sciences/healthcare startups will showcase their technologies.

Poster Session: Meet life sciences startups, entrepreneurs, inventors and investors. Interact with researchers and clinicians from Weill Cornell Medicine and partner institutions, including Hospital for Special Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Rockefeller University.2018 Startup Symposium Poster Application is hereHors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. More info is here.

Open to: All

Animal Health Hackathon

Location: eHub Collegetown

Time: January 26, 27, 28

This hackathon is truly open to ANY student, in ANY major, at ANY college. Last year we had an amazing mix of students from Cornell. A panel of judges will select winners and award $5,000 in cash and prizes. You don’t need a team to sign up.  Most teams are formed at the event, you choose who you want to work with.  Please visit the website for FAQs, challenges, prize categories, and more.  Cohosted by College of Veterinary Medicine, Entrepreneurship at Cornell, with support from PetPartners, Boehringer Ingelheim, Zoetis, IDEXX, Caring Hands, Nestle Purina, Barkbox, College of Engineering, and Computer & Info Science. More info ishttp://vet.cornel.edu/hackathon2018

Open to: All

Networking@Rev: Hardware

LocationRev: Ithaca Startup Works314 E State Street, 2nd Floor

Time: February 1st, 6:00 – 8:00PM

How can hardware programs flourish in this region? Find out at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works’ Networking night – free and open to the entire community! Discover what’s happening in the local startup scene with a visit to Ithaca’s downtown business incubator. Hear pitches from hardware innovators and entrepreneurs building physical product companies. Escape the cold with drinks, local eats, and gorgeous downtown views from Rev’s 3rd floor terrace as you network with local entrepreneurs. Register for this free event here.

Open to: All

Week of Jan 14, 2018

Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) Office Hours at Weil Hall

Location: Weill Hall 404A

Time: Tuesday, January 16, 1:00 – 3:00PM

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! More info is here.

Open to: All

 

2018 Cornell Startup Symposium

Location: 1300 York Ave 1300 York Ave New York, NY

Time: Wednesday, January 24, 5:00PM

Join Weill Cornell Medicine and Entrepreneurship @ Cornell for a showcase of today’s most innovative life sciences startups.

Startup Showcase: Five promising life sciences/healthcare startups will showcase their technologies.

Poster Session: Meet life sciences startups, entrepreneurs, inventors and investors. Interact with researchers and clinicians from Weill Cornell Medicine and partner institutions, including Hospital for Special Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Rockefeller University. 2018 Startup Symposium Poster Application is hereHors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. More info is here.

Open to: All

 

 

Animal Health Hackathon

Location: eHub Collegetown

Time: January 26, 27, 28

This hackathon is truly open to ANY student, in ANY major, at ANY college. Last year we had an amazing mix of students from Cornell. A panel of judges will select winners and award $5,000 in cash and prizes. You don’t need a team to sign up.  Most teams are formed at the event, you choose who you want to work with.  Please visit the website for FAQs, challenges, prize categories, and more.  Cohosted by College of Veterinary Medicine, Entrepreneurship at Cornell, with support from PetPartners, Boehringer Ingelheim, Zoetis, IDEXX, Caring Hands, Nestle Purina, Barkbox, College of Engineering, and Computer & Info Science. More info ishttp://vet.cornel.edu/hackathon2018

Open to: All

 

Networking@Rev: Hardware

LocationRev: Ithaca Startup Works314 E State Street, 2nd Floor

Time: February 1st, 6:00 – 8:00PM

How can hardware programs flourish in this region? Find out at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works’ Networking night – free and open to the entire community! Discover what’s happening in the local startup scene with a visit to Ithaca’s downtown business incubator. Hear pitches from hardware innovators and entrepreneurs building physical product companies. Escape the cold with drinks, local eats, and gorgeous downtown views from Rev’s 3rd floor terrace as you network with local entrepreneurs. Register for this free event here.

Open to: All

Week of Jan 7, 2018

2018 Cornell Startup Symposium
Location: 1300 York Ave 1300 York Ave New York, NY
Time: Wednesday, January 24, 5:00PM
Join Weill Cornell Medicine and Entrepreneurship @ Cornell for a showcase of today’s most innovative life sciences startups.
Startup Showcase: Five promising life sciences/healthcare startups will showcase their technologies.
Poster Session: Meet life sciences startups, entrepreneurs, inventors and investors. Interact with researchers and clinicians from Weill Cornell Medicine and partner institutions, including Hospital for Special Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Rockefeller University.  2018 Startup Symposium Poster Application is here Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. More info is here.
Open to: All

 

 

Animal Health Hackathon
Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: January 26, 27, 28
This hackathon is truly open to ANY student, in ANY major, at ANY college. Last year we had an amazing mix of students from Cornell. A panel of judges will select winners and award $5,000 in cash and prizes. You don’t need a team to sign up.  Most teams are formed at the event, you choose who you want to work with.  Please visit the website for FAQs, challenges, prize categories, and more.  Cohosted by College of Veterinary Medicine, Entrepreneurship at Cornell, with support from PetPartners, Boehringer Ingelheim, Zoetis, IDEXX, Caring Hands, Nestle Purina, Barkbox, College of Engineering, and Computer & Info Science. More info is http://vet.cornel.edu/hackathon2018
Open to: All

 

 

Networking@Rev: Hardware
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E State Street, 2nd Floor
Time: February 1st, 6:00 – 8:00PM
How can hardware programs flourish in this region? Find out at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works’ Networking night – free and open to the entire community! Discover what’s happening in the local startup scene with a visit to Ithaca’s downtown business incubator. Hear pitches from hardware innovators and entrepreneurs building physical product companies. Escape the cold with drinks, local eats, and gorgeous downtown views from Rev’s 3rd floor terrace as you network with local entrepreneurs. Register for this free event here
Open to: All