Entrepreneurship

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The yin and yang of social activism

Social activists boost social entrepreneurs’ success but provoke “green hush” among established companies, according to research by Professor Wesley Sine.

photo of Hilary Lashley Renison standing and leaning between middle-school-aged children who are sitting at a table and looking at a computer monitor, looking at and pointing to the screen
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Full STEAM Ahead

Hilary Lashley Renison’s startup, Tinker & Fiddle, encourages children to learn and apply technology at the intersection of culinary arts, music, fashion, and gaming.

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Investing for good

Mubadala Ventures investor Alaa Halawa focuses on early-growth, deep-tech life science companies that are disrupting traditional industries.

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Startup Snapshot: Intentionally Inventive

Scott Yewell’s startup, Purpose Built Software, builds time-saving and efficient custom applications for companies.

Zawadi Bryant speaking with real estate agent and entrepreneur Lily Jang at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Series event in Houston on March 5, 2019.
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Startup Snapshot: Growing Up Fast

Zawadi Bryant fostered a culture “to think not like just a single location, but more like a network” as co-founder of NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care.

Gang Yu, MS ’86, delivering his talk
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10 tips for entrepreneurs from unicorn founder Gang Yu

Serial entrepreneur Gang Yu, MS ’86, addressed alumni at the inaugural event of the Cornell SC Johnson China Council of Alumni.

Elaine Lu
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Startup Snapshot: Streaming is Believing

Elaine Lu, MBA ’11, is co-founder and COO of Visbit, a streaming technology company that delivers VR videos in the best quality anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

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BenDaniel Venture Challenge: Connecting entrepreneurial Cornellians since 2009

Wenni Cai, MBA ’19, and BVC finalists discuss their experiences as entrepreneurs at Cornell and as part of the BenDaniel Venture Challenge.

Pelin Wood Thorogood
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Startup Snapshot: Into the Green Rush

After a health scare introduced Pelin Wood Thorogood, MBA ’94, to the health benefits the cannabis-derived compound CBD, she saw an opportunity to make a difference.