Smith Family Business Initiative
A Cornell-wide program, the Smith Family Business Initiative was founded in 2014 with a $10 million donation from John Smith, MBA ’74, and his wife, Dyan.
- Park Fellows
- Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship
- Smith Family Business Initiative
In Part 2 of this series, Donnie and Earl offer a list of co-working spaces, initiatives, events, and resources for aspiring entrepreneurs at Cornell.
With his family’s business, Parth developed a passion for interacting with multiple aspects of business management. Now he’s turning passion to practice.
Entering Johnson at the age of 20, I was apprehensive of being labeled the ‘baby of the class.’ But I was amazed at how my classmates treated me with the same respect and love as they did any another student.
Family business panelists discuss their roles in opening new markets to complement established businesses at Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2018.
Talking with administrators during the application process further highlighted the managerial focus of the program. I was not coming here to learn operations, I was coming here to learn how to be a leader in the industry.
Cornell’s Dann Van Der Vliet shares his thoughts on family business as guest on Successful Generations podcast.