Entrepreneurship

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Driving Social Impact, One Bag at a Time

Dyson graduate Stephanie Evans ’10, Pamoja founder and senior digital product manager at Tapestry, is blazing a trail in the fashion industry.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Johnson Summer Startup Accelerator Takes NYC

The 2022 Johnson MBA student entrepreneur cohort’s NYC Trek included workshops and discussions with investors, founders, and entrepreneurs.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Ilya Brotzky ’10 Connects Ukrainians to Tech Jobs

Ilya Brotzky ’10, cofounder and CEO of tech recruitment company VanHack, launched a campaign to relocate and employ Ukrainian software developers.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Johnson Summer Startup Accelerator Encourages Innovation

Meet the newest cohort of the innovative students participating in the Johnson Summer Startup Accelerator, a program focused on business development.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Fueling Women to Run the World

Classmates Stephanie Schrauth and Linda Alvarez, both MBA ’21, cofounded Levelle, a startup developing sports nutrition products designed for women.

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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.