Week of Sep 10, 2017

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


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


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


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


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


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