Entrepreneurship

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Enterprise

Raising the visibility of antiracist, pro-humanity initiatives

Laillah Rice, MBA ’09, and fellow senior marketers launched the Humanity Lab to support social justice activists and organizations.

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Welcome to the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship Virtual Kick-Off Event!

The Pillsbury Kick-off event allows budding entrepreneurs an overview of hospitality related programs and competitions available.

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Enterprise

Turtle offers a new model for freelancing

Vlad Lokshin, MBA ’15, co-founded Turtle to create a first-class freelancing platform, starting with software developers.

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Enterprise

Earn Into Wealth offers guideposts to wealth building

Kaya Ladejobi, MBA ’13, founded Earn Into Wealth, a financial planning firm for Gen X and Y women, URMs and HENRYs (High Earners Not Rich Yet).

Elizabeth Blau
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Elizabeth Blau named 2020’s Cornell Hospitality Innovator

Blau, who helped transform Las Vegas into a world-class dining destination, will be honored in June 2021 in New York.

Tim Brown and Sandy Argabrite in the lab at Evolve Biosystems
Enterprise

Better health for babies’ bellies

Most American infants can’t digest 15 percent of the nutrients in breast milk. Three Cornellians are working to change that.

Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal
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PIHE Advisory Board member highlight: Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, P ’16

Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, P ’16, shares her experience and insights she’s gained as an entrepreneur, a Cornell parent, and a PIHE board member.

portrait of Glyph cofounders Pranav Sachdev and Alan Lau
Enterprise

Glyph: Pure, minimalist fashion

Cornell Tech MBA grads and minimalist fashion entrepreneurs Pranav Sachdev and Alan Lau founded Glyph digitally knit, vegan, and recyclable shoes.

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Enterprise

Technology Meets the Eye

Miku Jha’s company, AgShift, created the world’s first autonomous food inspection system using deep learning and machine vision technologies.