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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

The Rundown: News highlights from the week of April 20

A concise collection of recent expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

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SHA BusinessFeed

Airport lounge idea wins hospitality business plan competition

Matte Black Lounges wins this year’s Hospitality Business Plan Competition hosted by SHA’s Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship.

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Ethical Fashion

A global fashion revolution calls for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the industry. Cornellians are stepping up to drive change.

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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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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.

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SHA BusinessFeed

Noteworthy: Hotel School hosts entrepreneurship bootcamp for disabled vets

Cornell’s entrepreneurship boot camp program trains veterans who want to start businesses in the food and beverage industry.

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SHA BusinessFeed

Pillsbury Institute welcomes 2017–2018 Entrepreneurs in Residence

Attention students! Are you searching for way to discover what your future career as an entrepreneur could look like? Check out the Pillsbury Institute’s Entrepreneurs in Residence program.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Noteworthy: Devangi Nishar Parekh ’09 talks about Aza’s success in India and beyond

Parekh and the company’s founder, Alka Nishar (who’s also her mom), discuss Aza’s business strategy and move into the international marketplace.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Cornell Chronicle: Students across colleges work together on hospitality hackathon

115 Cornell students spent the weekend of Sept. 29–Oct. 1 coming up with ideas focused on the luxury hotel industry during a hospitality hackathon.