Competitions & Events

Nominate or Apply for Student Business of the Year

Applications are open for Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s Student Business of the Year Award. Emphasis is on the business and the team behind it, not just on the entrepreneur. The award will recognize commitment to developing and operating a successful business...

Applications are open for 2021 Commercialization Fellowships

  Please think about applying for a Commercialization Fellowship, an opportunity for Cornell Engineering Ph.D. students to take a deep dive into the commercialization process and potential real-world applications of university technology. The program supports...

Entrepreneur-in-Residence Workshop: Growing a Team

As startups gain customers and identify new customer markets, they need to grow their internal teams to keep pace. They also face new challenges: Founders start manage people that are managing others, HR policies are forced to mature, and the company culture evolves...

Prototyping Hardware Accelerator Information Session–Feb. 4

The Prototyping Hardware Accelerator, offered by Rev: Ithaca Startup Works Hardware Accelerator, in partnership with Cornell Engineering, is a deep dive into exploring hardware entrepreneurship through an intensive 11-week summer program. The program is free and open...

Why is the Time Ripe for Hardware Companies?

Join The Next Startup Wave: Why the Time Is Ripe for Hardware Companies on Wednesday, Feb. 3 (1:00 p.m. EST) for an eCornell keynote featuring a panel of hardware experts from Rev: Ithaca Startup Works Hardware Accelerator and Cornell Engineering. The panelists...

Johnson Summer Startup Accelerator Information Session

Wednesday, January 27th 4:00 p.m. ET The Johnson Summer Startup Accelerator is a 10-week summer intensive that will continue on the momentum of student startups finishing their spring semester. Supported by the numerous Cornell and Ithaca entrepreneurial resources,...

Two Techstars events coming December 8

Inside Techstars Event Meet the Techstars MDs – the leaders in fundraising and startups within fields of sustainability, fintech, energy, longevity, hardtech & more! Together they have invested in 2k+ startups and they are each looking to meet their next...

eLab Early-Stage Pitches

Wednesday, December 2, 1:00-3:00 p.m. EST Find out what business ideas and innovations this year’s eLab student startups are working on and help shape their path forward. Student startups have been making progress in this year’s eLab accelerator for only a few months,...