Johnson BusinessFeed

Hopscotch Connects Behavioral Health Clinicians to Pediatric Patients

Learning about the mental health crisis among U.S. youth inspired Marla Leana Beyer, MBA/MHA ’20, to launch a startup aimed at addressing it.

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Jonas Weil Entrepreneurship Fellowship Elevates Sovi, One Sip at a Time

Since 1997, the Jonas Weil Entrepreneurship Fellowship has assisted more than 70 entrepreneurial @CornellMBA graduates with student loan repayment.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Rumbidzai Mangwende ’23 is Finding Leadership in Community

Rumbidzai Mangwende ’23—a Dyson undergraduate and founder of EthosSphere—is learning what it means to be a leader in the Cornell community.

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Nolan School BusinessFeed

Paving the Way for Cannabis Hospitality

Two Hotelies have launched 8th Wonder Cannabis Company, a startup that is set on becoming a leading brand in New York State’s emerging cannabis industry.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Doing the Greatest Good for Black Entrepreneurs

Lawrence Matthew Watkins MBA ’10 is a serial entrepreneur and investor who is determined to elevate the economic power of the Black community.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Cheick Camara ’22 Talks Entrepreneurship and the Future of BlackGen Capital

Cheick Camara ’22 is the co-founder of BlackGen Capital—a student-owned and led investment fund that was developed to address the lack of representation within Cornell University’s financial clubs.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Jessica Ogonor, MBA ’17 Shares Lessons in Entrepreneurship

Jessica Ogonor, MBA ’17 is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in launching and relaunching ventures throughout the startup lifecycle. As she plans her next venture, Ogonor is taking all the lessons she learned as an entrepreneur to MetroSpeedy, a leading technology-based local delivery company in New York City.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Celebrating Black Entrepreneurs and Innovation

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is celebrating Black History Month by sharing the stories of Black entrepreneurs from across the college’s student and alumni communities.

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The Time and Space for Disruption: Using Technology to Reinvent Hospitality Business Models

Three industry experts discuss the role of tech in disrupting hospitality business model