Week of January 29, 2017

The Logic of Profit: Understanding Start-Up Economics
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Monday, January 30, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Dr. Susan Fleming, Senior Lecturer at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration, will be giving advice on how to fund your start-up business and manage your finances effectively. Gain insights into accounts and approaching potential funding sources with confidence in your books. RSVP here.
Open to: All

Immigration Law Talk & Office Hours with Stephen Yale-Loehr
Location: eHub Collegetown (2nd Floor; 409 College Avenue)
Time: Monday, January 30, 2:00 – 5:00 PM
Are you an international student trying to start a company in the US? Looking for help with other Immigration Law? Have any burning questions about getting a job or an internship as an international student?
A specialist in United States immigration law. Stephen Yale-Loehr has frequently testified before Congress relating to EB-5, L-1, and H1-B visas and other immigration related topics. He can help answer many questions including about founders and team members who are non US citizens. Stephen is an Attorney of Counsel in Miller Mayer’s Immigration practice group. He brings 30 years of immigration law experience to bear in advising corporate and individual clients on a broad array of family and employment-based immigration matters.
Stephen will be visiting this Monday, January 30th. He will be having office hours from 2pm to 5pm (30 min time slots) and also be giving a talk at 5pm about visa options for entrepreneurs. Free to attend and you may RSVP for the talk here. Please email wdl26@cornell.edu if you would like to sign up for one of the remaining 30-min spots.
Open to: All


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 this academic year.  Students interested in meeting with one the EinRs, please visit our sign up page to schedule an appointment.

  • Tuesday, January 31- Jules Sieburgh ’72, MBA ’74, Principal, Jules A. Sieburgh, LLC
  • Wednesday, February 1– Anne Loehr ’90, Founder, Anne Loehr & Associates
  • Tuesday, February 7– Phil Miller ’83, Managing Director, Hotelie.com (Philippus Miller III & Associates)
  • Wednesday, February 8– Barbara Lang ’78, MPS ’04, Founder, B. Lang Consulting
  • Monday, February 13 & Tuesday, February 14- Steve Thomson ’82, President and CEO, Mailboxes Unlimited

Open to: All
 

Company Focus: Triton Ceramics
Location: Harvest Cafe, Montour Falls, NY 14865
Time: February 1, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Please join us to be part of a discussion with the founder of Triton Ceramics with entrepreneurs in and around Schuyler County.  The Southern Tier Startup Alliance and Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development are working with area entrepreneurs to start a new series of group workshops that will each month focus on a
different company to learn about what they’re doing, and how the community can help.
Triton Ceramics’s founder Nick Dosch has a unique water purification system based on research from Alfred University in partnership with SHEEP Indonesia, the Society for Healthm Education, Environment and Peace.  This event is free, and no RSVP is required. Check here for more information.
Open to: All

Networking@Rev: Clean Energy
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: February 2, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Networking@Rev is a great way to get to know Ithaca’s startup community, meet startups looking to hire/collaborate, and form valuable connections with local businesses and potential investors. February’s theme is Clean Energy – a hot topic in the Southern Tier. Come hear from local startups focused on clean energy and energy efficiency, meet 76West Clean Energy Competition winners, and hear about opportunities for clean tech in our region. Doors open at 6:00 PM, remarks and pitches will begin at 6:45 PM. The event is open to the whole community. RSVP here to save your free ticket.
Open to: All

Meetup: Ithaca Web People
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: February 7, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Join Ithaca Web People for a Tuesday Tech Talk hosted at Rev. The Web People Meetup is a monthly meetup open for web professionals and enthusiasts featuring interesting presentations, good conversation, snacks and refreshments. RSVP here.
Open to: All

NSF I-Corps Short Course – learn commercialization skills and connect to the NSF network!

Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Kickoff is February 10, 4:00 PM
NSF I-Corps Short Courses are geared toward 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 – now and in your future career. Participants in this FREE course will learn how to acquire and apply information from the marketplace to more successfully commercialize technology or other discoveries to solve problems that potential customers experience. The program will develop your skills for conducting Customer Discovery interviews and applying the insights gained from those to begin developing a viable business model. At the end of each two-week Short Course, teams will have conducted customer interviews and will have clear plans for taking the next steps. Short Course participation is a great way to get connected with the nation-wide NSF I-Corps network of mentors, Sites, Nodes, and programming. If you think your research has commercial potential, register here now. For more information or to sign up for NSF I-Corps news, click here.
Open to: All
 
Life Changing Make-a-thon
Location: eHub Collegetown, 409 College Ave
Time: Feb 25, 8:30AM – Feb 26, 1:00PM
LC Make-a-thon is Cornell’s premier hardware hackathon, created at the intersection of engineering, entrepreneurship and design. The event will be on February 25-26, the weekend after February break. Find out more and apply now here.
Open to: All

Women and Negotiations: Asking and Getting What Youre Worth
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Tuesday, Feb 28, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Why do women negotiate less than men? How do stereotypes and unconscious bias conspire to make negotiation a dangerous proposition for women? And more importantly, how can these be overcome – by individual women and their male and female managers?  Join Dr. Susan Fleming for this session on the concepts of effective negotiation. RSVP
Open to: All

Meet & Repeat: A Speed Networking Event
Location: 291 Statler Hall
Time: Tuesday, March 14, 4:30 – 6:30 PM
How can you maximize networking opportunities for your entrepreneurial journey in 5,400 seconds? Come to the Meet & Repeat hosted by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship!
At Meet & Repeat, students practice their pitching skills by presenting an elevator pitch about themselves or a business idea while building and expanding their networks.  This is also a great opportunity to expand your network by meeting over fifteen industry leaders and entrepreneurs from across the globe. To see which industry leaders and entrepreneurs will be at this event click here. Seats are limited and an RSVP is required via OrgSync. After the networking event, students will invited join the entrepreneurs at the Food and Beverage Entrepreneurship Roundtable cocktail reception.
Open to: All

Week of January 22, 2017

Animal Health Hackathon
Location: eHub in Collegetown
Time: January 27, 28 and 29
Join us for the first ever Animal Health Hackathon in the world, cohosted by the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine. Students from across degrees, majors and colleges are invited to participate. During Friday’s kick off conference, innovators and leaders, ranging from clinics, startups and academia, will present a multifaceted view of emerging trends and the future of animal health and healthcare services. The event continues with a hackathon where student teams come together to ideate and create novel solutions.  Mentors are present throughout the weekend, culminating in a project showcase on Sunday and final demos to a panel of judges for cash and prizes. To attend the conference, mentor, or participate, sign up here. Questions? Ami Stuart at ams345@cornell.edu
Open to: All

The Logic of Profit: Understanding Start-Up Economics
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Monday, January 30, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Dr. Susan Fleming, Senior Lecturer at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration, will be giving advice on how to fund your start-up business and manage your finances effectively. Gain insights into accounts and approaching potential funding sources with confidence in your books. RSVP here.
Open to: All

Networking@Rev: Clean Energy
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: February 2, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Networking@Rev is a great way to get to know Ithaca’s startup community, meet startups looking to hire/collaborate, and form valuable connections with local businesses and potential investors. February’s theme is Clean Energy – a hot topic in the Southern Tier. Come hear from local startups focused on clean energy and energy efficiency, meet 76West Clean Energy Competition winners, and hear about opportunities for clean tech in our region. Doors open at 6:00 PM, remarks and pitches will begin at 6:45 PM. The event is open to the whole community. RSVP here to save your free ticket.
Open to: All

Meetup: Ithaca Web People
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: February 7, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Join Ithaca Web People for a Tuesday Tech Talk hosted at Rev. The Web People Meetup is a monthly meetup open for web professionals and enthusiasts featuring interesting presentations, good conversation, snacks and refreshments. RSVP here.
Open to: All

NSF I-Corps Short Course – learn commercialization skills and connect to the NSF network!

Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Kickoff is February 10, 4:00 PM
NSF I-Corps Short Courses are geared toward 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 – now and in your future career. Participants in this FREE course will learn how to acquire and apply information from the marketplace to more successfully commercialize technology or other discoveries to solve problems that potential customers experience. The program will develop your skills for conducting Customer Discovery interviews and applying the insights gained from those to begin developing a viable business model. At the end of each two-week Short Course, teams will have conducted customer interviews and will have clear plans for taking the next steps. Short Course participation is a great way to get connected with the nation-wide NSF I-Corps network of mentors, Sites, Nodes, and programming. If you think your research has commercial potential, register here now. For more information or to sign up for NSF I-Corps news, click here.
Open to: All

Women and Negotiations: Asking and Getting What Youre Worth
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Tuesday, Feb 28, 11:30am-1:00pm
Why do women negotiate less than men? How do stereotypes and unconscious bias conspire to make negotiation a dangerous proposition for women? And more importantly, how can these be overcome – by individual women and their male and female managers?  Join Dr. Susan Fleming for this session on the concepts of effective negotiation. RSVP.
Open to: All

Week of January 15, 2017

IP & Pizza The Inventor’s Role: Understanding the Tech Transfer Process
Location: Ithaca Cornell Campus | Weill Hall, Room 226
Time: Tuesday, January 17 12:00 – 1:30PM
Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) for an informative and interactive session that will explore the inventor’s role within the technology transfer process. Our experienced Technology Licensing Officers will share tips and suggestions to make the most of CTL services and how you can help us, help you.
Learn more about:

  • What to be mindful of in your research regarding intellectual property
  • When should you contact CTL?
  • How does CTL commercialize your research?
  • Intellectual property timeline
  • Cornell policies

To RSVP, email Audriana at alm385@cornell.edu
Open to: All

 
Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) Office Hours at Weil Hall
Location: Weill Hall 407B
Time: January 17, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
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! For more information, please check here
Open to: All

 
Business Owners Leading Discussions: Creative Opportunities
Location: The Center,  59 Court Street, 2nd Floor, Binghamton, NY 13901
Time: January 17, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Meetings are for business owners looking to learn something new to help them build their business. The meetings are a speaker series, with learning-focused presentations, plus pitch-free networking. Pitch-free is important to us. We encourage people to get to know each other, build relationships, and then do business together or refer each other outside of our networking meetings, if it suits them. We want attendees to be comfortable, feel no pressure, and enjoy themselves. We’d love to have you join us! If you would like to suggest a topic, sponsor/host a meeting, or are interested in speaking at a Meeting, please contact Elin Barton at elin@whiteknightpro.com or Kim Bush at kbush@egraphics.us
Open to: All

 
Writing a Competitive CAT Grant Proposal: Essential Facts to Know
Location: Biotechnology Building G-01
Time: January 18, noon – 1:00 PM
Cornell faculty and senior research associates working on a biotechnology with potential for commercialization, and who have a NY state industry partner may apply for Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) grants.  Get the tips on what reviewers like to see in your CAT grant proposal. The deadline is March 20, 2017. Bring your questions to this informative session! For more information, please check here.
Open to: All

 
Animal Health Hackathon
Location: eHub in Collegetown
Time: January 27, 28 and 29
Join us for the first ever Animal Health Hackathon in the world, cohosted by the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine. Students from across degrees, majors and colleges are invited to participate. During Friday’s kick off conference, innovators and leaders, ranging from clinics, startups and academia, will present a multifaceted view of emerging trends and the future of animal health and healthcare services. The event continues with a hackathon where student teams come together to ideate and create novel solutions.  Mentors are present throughout the weekend, culminating in a project showcase on Sunday and final demos to a panel of judges for cash and prizes. To attend the conference, mentor, or participate, sign up here. Questions? Ami Stuart at ams345@cornell.edu
Open to: All

The Logic of Profit: Understanding Start-Up Economics
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Monday, January 30, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Dr. Susan Fleming, Senior Lecturer at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration, will be giving advice on how to fund your start-up business and manage your finances effectively. Gain insights into accounts and approaching potential funding sources with confidence in your books. RSVP here.
Open to: All

Networking@Rev: Clean Energy
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: February 2, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Networking@Rev is a great way to get to know Ithaca’s startup community, meet startups looking to hire/collaborate, and form valuable connections with local businesses and potential investors. February’s theme is Clean Energy – a hot topic in the Southern Tier. Come hear from local startups focused on clean energy and energy efficiency, meet 76West Clean Energy Competition winners, and hear about opportunities for clean tech in our region. Doors open at 6:00 PM, remarks and pitches will begin at 6:45 PM. The event is open to the whole community. RSVP here to save your free ticket.
Open to: All

Meetup: Ithaca Web People
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: February 7, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Join Ithaca Web People for a Tuesday Tech Talk hosted at Rev. The Web People Meetup is a monthly meetup open for web professionals and enthusiasts featuring interesting presentations, good conversation, snacks and refreshments. RSVP here.
Open to: All

NSF I-Corps Short Course – learn commercialization skills and connect to the NSF network!

Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Kickoff is February 10, 4:00 PM
NSF I-Corps Short Courses are geared toward 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 – now and in your future career. Participants in this FREE course will learn how to acquire and apply information from the marketplace to more successfully commercialize technology or other discoveries to solve problems that potential customers experience. The program will develop your skills for conducting Customer Discovery interviews and applying the insights gained from those to begin developing a viable business model. At the end of each two-week Short Course, teams will have conducted customer interviews and will have clear plans for taking the next steps. Short Course participation is a great way to get connected with the nation-wide NSF I-Corps network of mentors, Sites, Nodes, and programming. If you think your research has commercial potential, register here now. For more information or to sign up for NSF I-Corps news, click here.
Open to: All

Week of January 8, 2017

Global NY Fund : Bringing NYS to the World
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Tuesday, January 10, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
The Global NY team will be introducing the $35 million Global NY Fund, which provide loans and grants to help NY State’s small and medium-size businesses. This workshop will focus primarily on businesses that have products to export out of the region, including food, beverage, and manufacturing companies. RSVP here.
Open to: All

Schuyler County Partnership Grant Workshop
Location: Harvest Cafe, Montour Falls, NY
Time: Tuesday, January 10, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with funders to learn about upcoming funding cycles, work with other attendees to share resources and explore potential grant collaboration, and learn how to leverage match opportunities to help with grant applications. Please email Anne@flxgateway.com  to register.
Open to: All

A Conversation with the Entrepreneurial Community about Goals for 2017
Location: Harvest Cafe, Montour Falls, NY
Time: January 11, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Please join us to be part of a discussion with the current and aspiring entrepreneurs in and around Schuyler County.  The Southern Tier Startup Alliance and Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development are working together to understand how to continue to support entrepreneurial activity in the region.  Regular attendees are strongly encouraged to attend, and new faces are welcome too. This event is free, and no RSVP is required.
Open to: All

Entrepreneur Group Meeting Picking Your Ideal Client and Training Them!
Location: 303 William St, Elmira, NY
Time: Wednesday, January 11,  8:00 AM
The longer you are in business the more you realize that focusing on attracting the RIGHT clients saves a ton of headaches and makes your business more enjoyable and profitable. Equally important is training your clients how to best interact with your business to make both your experience and there’s a pleasurable one. Please join us to share what has worked (or not) in your business. Cost: Free, registration requested. For more information, please check here.
Open to: All

Panel Discussion “Entrepreneurs: Then and Now”
Location: The History Center in Tompkins County, 401 E State St #100, Ithaca, NY
Time: Saturday, January 14, 2.00 – 3.30 PM
There is a long history of innovation and entrepreneurship in Ithaca and Tompkins County some of which is captured in the current exhibit entitled “Made in Tompkins County.” This program will highlight the entrepreneurial spirit that has been evident in our community with a focus on the past few decades and into the present. There will be a panel presentation followed by Q&A. A key question will be: how has Tompkins County’s entrepreneurial environment changed over the years and what has been the effect on entrepreneurs and on the community?
Moderator: Larry Baum, The Computing Center
Panelists: Tony Eisenhut, KensaGroup; Evan D. Williams, Tompkins Connect, and Brad Treat, REV Ithaca Startup Works
Open to: All

Business Owners Leading Discussions: Creative Opportunities
Location: The Center,  59 Court Street, 2nd Floor, Binghamton, NY 13901
Time: January 17, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Meetings are for business owners looking to learn something new to help them build their business. The meetings are a speaker series, with learning-focused presentations, plus pitch-free networking. Pitch-free is important to us. We encourage people to get to know each other, build relationships, and then do business together or refer each other outside of our networking meetings, if it suits them. We want attendees to be comfortable, feel no pressure, and enjoy themselves. We’d love to have you join us! If you would like to suggest a topic, sponsor/host a meeting, or are interested in speaking at a Meeting, please contact Elin Barton at elin@whiteknightpro.com or Kim Bush at kbush@egraphics.us
Open to: All

Animal Health Hackathon
Location: eHub in Collegetown
Time: January 27, 28 and 29
Join us for the first ever Animal Health Hackathon in the world, cohosted by the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine. Students from across degrees, majors and colleges are invited to participate. During Friday’s kick off conference, innovators and leaders, ranging from clinics, startups and academia, will present a multifaceted view of emerging trends and the future of animal health and healthcare services. The event continues with a hackathon where student teams come together to ideate and create novel solutions.  Mentors are present throughout the weekend, culminating in a project showcase on Sunday and final demos to a panel of judges for cash and prizes. To attend the conference, mentor, or participate, sign up here. Questions? Ami Stuart at ams345@cornell.edu
Open to: All

The Logic of Profit: Understanding Start-Up Economics
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Monday, January 30, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Dr. Susan Fleming, Senior Lecturer at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration, will be giving advice on how to fund your start-up business and manage your finances effectively. Gain insights into accounts and approaching potential funding sources with confidence in your books. RSVP here.
Open to: All

Networking@Rev: Clean Energy
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: February 2, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Networking@Rev is a great way to get to know Ithaca’s startup community, meet startups looking to hire/collaborate, and form valuable connections with local businesses and potential investors. February’s theme is Clean Energy – a hot topic in the Southern Tier. Come hear from local startups focused on clean energy and energy efficiency, meet 76West Clean Energy Competition winners, and hear about opportunities for clean tech in our region. Doors open at 6:00 PM, remarks and pitches will begin at 6:45 PM. The event is open to the whole community. RSVP here to save your free ticket.
Open to: All

Meetup: Ithaca Web People
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: February 7, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Join Ithaca Web People for a Tuesday Tech Talk hosted at Rev. The Web People Meetup is a monthly meetup open for web professionals and enthusiasts featuring interesting presentations, good conversation, snacks and refreshments. RSVP here.
Open to: All


NSF I-Corps Short Course – learn commercialization skills and connect to the NSF network!

Location: eHub Collegetown
Time: Kickoff is February 10, 4:00 PM
NSF I-Corps Short Courses are geared toward 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 – now and in your future career. Participants in this FREE course will learn how to acquire and apply information from the marketplace to more successfully commercialize technology or other discoveries to solve problems that potential customers experience. The program will develop your skills for conducting Customer Discovery interviews and applying the insights gained from those to begin developing a viable business model. At the end of each two-week Short Course, teams will have conducted customer interviews and will have clear plans for taking the next steps. Short Course participation is a great way to get connected with the nation-wide NSF I-Corps network of mentors, Sites, Nodes, and programming. If you think your research has commercial potential, register here now. For more information or to sign up for NSF I-Corps news, click here.
Open to: All

Week of January 1, 2017

13 Ways to Fund Your Business That Are Not Credit Cards
Location: Oxford Academy Middle School
Time: Tuesday, January 3, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat and Ariana Blossom, Entrepreneurs in Residence with the STSA, on the many ways to go about rising capital for your startup. Register here.
Open to: All

Global NY Fund
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Tuesday, January 10, 8:00 AM- 10:00 AM
The Global NY team will be introducing the $35 million Global NY Fund, which provide loans and grants to help NY State’s small and medium-size businesses. This workshop will focus primarily on businesses that have products to export out of the region, including food, beverage, and manufacturing companies. RSVP here.
Open to: All

Schuyler County Partnership Grant Workshop
Location: Harvest Cafe, Montour Falls, NY
Time: Tuesday, January 10, 8:30 AM- 3:30 PM
Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with funders to learn about upcoming funding cycles, work with other attendees to share resources and explore potential grant collaboration, and learn how to leverage match opportunities to help with grant applications. Please email Anne@flxgateway.com  to register
Open to: All 

Business Owners Leading Discussions: Creative Opportunities
Location: The Center,  59 Court Street, 2nd Floor, Binghamton, NY 13901
Time: January 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Meetings are for business owners looking to learn something new to help them build their business. The meetings are a speaker series, with learning-focused presentations, plus pitch-free networking. Pitch-free is important to us. We encourage people to get to know each other, build relationships, and then do business together or refer each other outside of our networking meetings, if it suits them. We want attendees to be comfortable, feel no pressure, and enjoy themselves. We’d love to have you join us! If you would like to suggest a topic, sponsor/host a meeting, or are interested in speaking at a Meeting, please contact Elin Barton at elin@whiteknightpro.com or Kim Bush at kbush@egraphics.us
Open to: All

Animal Health Hackathon
Location: eHub in Collegetown
Time: January 27, 28 and 29
Join us for the first ever Animal Health Hackathon in the world, cohosted by the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine. Students from across degrees, majors and colleges are invited to participate. During Friday’s kick off conference, innovators and leaders, ranging from clinics, startups and academia, will present a multifaceted view of emerging trends and the future of animal health and healthcare services. The event continues with a hackathon where student teams come together to ideate and create novel solutions.  Mentors are present throughout the weekend, culminating in a project showcase on Sunday and final demos to a panel of judges for cash and prizes. To attend the conference, mentor, or participate, sign up here. Questions? Ami Stuart at ams345@cornell.edu
Open to: All

The Logic of Profit
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Monday, January 30, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Dr. Susan Fleming, Senior Lecturer at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration, will be giving advice on how to fund your start-up business and manage your finances effectively. Gain insights into accounts and approaching potential funding sources with confidence in your books. RSVP here.
Open to: All

Week of December 25, 2016

13 Ways to Fund Your Business That Are Not Credit Cards
Location: Oxford Academy Middle School
Time: Tuesday, January 3, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat and Ariana Blossom, Entrepreneurs in Residence with the STSA, on the many ways to go about rising capital for your startup. Register here.
Open to: All

Global NY Fund
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Tuesday, January 10, 8:00 – 10:00 AM
The Global NY team will be introducing the $35 million Global NY Fund, which provide loans and grants to help NY State’s small and medium-size businesses. This workshop will focus primarily on businesses that have products to export out of the region, including food, beverage, and manufacturing companies. RSVP here.
Open to: All

Schuyler County Partnership Grant Workshop
Location: Harvest Cafe, Montour Falls, NY
Time: Tuesday, January 10, 8:30 AM- 3:30 PM
Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with funders to learn about upcoming funding cycles, work with other attendees to share resources and explore potential grant collaboration, and learn how to leverage match opportunities to help with grant applications. Please email Anne@flxgateway.com  to register.
Open to: All

Business Owners Leading Discussions: Creative Opportunities
Location: The Center,  59 Court Street, 2nd Floor, Binghamton, NY 13901
Time: January 17, 5:00  – 7:00 PM
Meetings are for business owners looking to learn something new to help them build their business. The meetings are a speaker series, with learning-focused presentations, plus pitch-free networking. Pitch-free is important to us. We encourage people to get to know each other, build relationships, and then do business together or refer each other outside of our networking meetings, if it suits them. We want attendees to be comfortable, feel no pressure, and enjoy themselves. We’d love to have you join us! If you would like to suggest a topic, sponsor/host a meeting, or are interested in speaking at a Meeting, please contact Elin Barton at elin@whiteknightpro.com or Kim Bush at kbush@egraphics.us
Open to: All

The Logic of Profit
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Monday, January 30, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Dr. Susan Fleming, Senior Lecturer at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration, will be giving advice on how to fund your start-up business and manage your finances effectively. Gain insights into accounts and approaching potential funding sources with confidence in your books. RSVP here.
Open to: All

 

 

Week of December 18, 2016

13 Ways to Fund Your Business That Are Not Credit Cards
Location: Oxford Academy Middle School
Time: Tuesday, January 3, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat and Ariana Blossom, Entrepreneurs in Residence with the STSA, on the many ways to go about rising capital for your startup. Register here.
Open to: All

Global NY Fund
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Tuesday, January 10, 8:00 AM- 10:00 AM
The Global NY team will be introducing the $35 million Global NY Fund, which provide loans and grants to help NY State’s small and medium-size businesses. This workshop will focus primarily on businesses that have products to export out of the region, including food, beverage, and manufacturing companies. RSVP here.
Open to: All

Schuyler County Partnership Grant Workshop

Location: Harvest Cafe, Montour Falls, NY
Time: Tuesday, January 10, 8:30 AM- 3:30 PM
Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with funders to learn about upcoming funding cycles, work with other attendees to share resources and explore potential grant collaboration, and learn how to leverage match opportunities to help with grant applications. Please email Anne@flxgateway.com  to register
Open to: All

The Logic of Profit
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: Monday, January 30, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Dr. Susan Fleming, Senior Lecturer at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration, will be giving advice on how to fund your start-up business and manage your finances effectively. Gain insights into accounts and approaching potential funding sources with confidence in your books.
RSVP here.
Open to: All