Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell to Host Grad Student Mixer December 5

Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC) will be hosting an end-of-the-year entrepreneurship mixer for the graduate community on Wednesday 12/5 from 5-6PM in the Upson first floor lounge.  Enjoy free food and meet fellow graduate students who are actively engaged or interested in entrepreneurial ventures.  Speakers for the event include:

Hailey Scofield, PhD candidate in Neurobiology and Behavior, cofounder of Combplex – a company developing an IoT solution for beekeepers.

Kwame Amponsah, PhD ‘14 Electrical and Computer Engineering, founder of Xallent – a company developing nanoscale testing solutions for semiconductors and thin film materials.

Hunter Adams, PhD candidate in Aerospace Engineering and Commercialization Fellow, founder of Monarchs – low cost, fully autonomous sensor-and-radio platforms for agriculture.

David Erickson, the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, will also be at the event to give an overview of entrepreneurship resources available to graduate students.

We will also be looking for graduate students interested in leadership positions in TEC to continue our mission to promote interest in entrepreneurship.  Please RSVP here if you plan on attending!

Check out TEC on our Website, LinkedIn, Facebook

Digital Transformation Hackathon – Nov. 30

Location: Clark Atrium, Physical Sciences Building
Time: Nov. 30, 2018, 4:30 PM.  –  Dec. 2, 2018, 3:30 PM
You are invited for the Inaugural Digital Transformation Hackathon! Get ready to innovate across business, education and lives. ALL students from any major, degree, and background are invited to participate event is limited to 125 participants!
Open To: ALL Cornell students
Sign Up Here

Entrepreneurs in Residence Office Hours – Nov. 29

Location: The Hotel School, Statler Hall
Upcoming Entrepreneurs: Ellen Yui – November 29th
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. More information here.
Open To: All Students
Sign Up Here

Rev’s Hardware Accelerator Information Session – Nov. 29

Location: eHub College Town, 409 College Ave. Ithaca, NY
Date: November 29, 2018, 12:00 -1:00 PM
Learn how you can turn your product idea into a business this summer in Rev’s 11-week hardware accelerator! Come away with a working prototype, new networking connects and entrepreneurship knowledge to grow a company. The program is free and open to participants of all ages. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Fuel Entrepreneurship Pursuits

Date: Nov. 1 – Nov. 30th, 2018
Help fund student travel to competitions and conferences. Students need to travel in order to Fuel Entrepreneurship Pursuits from idea to implementation; however, many young entrepreneurs cannot afford to do so without the help of special grants for travel. Among the students who will receive travel reimbursement funds are eLab students who travel to Silicon Valley, and student delegates to the  Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference who have committed to taking action on social entrepreneurship projects.
Donate Here

Summer Hardware Accelerator

Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works (downtown Ithaca incubator, 314 East State Street)
Time: Applications reviewed on a rolling basis
Turn your product idea into a business this summer in Rev’s 11-week accelerator. 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 participants receive a prototyping stipend.
Apply Here 

Creative Sprint -Nov. 18

Location: eHub Collegetown, Ithaca, NY
Date: November 18, 2018, 11:00  AM – 7:00 PM
Join over 100 students from all across Cornell in using the design thinking process to develop a product from start to finish at the 3rd Annual Creative Sprint. Creative Sprint is a public, 8-hour, team based competition to develop products with market viability and solutions for social impact. The event culminates in each team’s final presentation to a panel of industry professionals, local entrepreneurs and Cornell’s experienced professors to determine the winner. Register for the event individually or as a group of up to 5 people. Food will be provided throughout the event, as will all necessary materials. Just bring your experiences and skills!.
Open To: ALL
RSVP Here

LaunchPad Training Camp Reception – Nov. 7

Blackstone Charitable Foundation and Techstars invite you to a reception to celebrate our 2nd Annual LaunchPad Training Camp, an innovative two-day program aimed to supercharge collegiate entrepreneurs from across the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars global network.

The reception will take place from 6:30 – 8:30 PM on Wednesday November 7th in New York City, and will give attendees a chance to meet students from across the LaunchPad network .

Register here.

“Demystifying Deep Tech” at Rev

“Demystifying Deep Tech”- Networking Night at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works

  • When: ThursdayNovember 15, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, downtown Ithaca, 314 East State Street
  • RSVP: Open to ALL. Free admission. Enjoy complimentary food and drink. RSVP here.

How is deep tech transforming our world? What deep tech innovations are on the horizon? What are the challenges with scaling complex technologies?

Startups from deep tech companies will showcase their technologies and share the challenges faced when launching deep tech companies.

Entrepreneurs in Residence Office Hours: Nov. 6

Location: The Hotel School, Statler Hall
Upcoming Entrepreneurs: Meli JamesTora Matsuoka – November 6th
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. More information here.
Open To: All Students