entrepreneurship

portrait of Alaa Halawa
Enterprise

Investing for good

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

Gang Yu, MS ’86, delivering his talk
Enterprise

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.

Office space at Entrepreneurship at Cornell
Johnson BusinessFeed

So you want to be an entrepreneur? Part 2: Spaces and initiatives

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.

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SHA BusinessFeed

In with the new: Intrapreneurship and innovation in hospitality

Neil Tarallo and Andrew Quagliata discuss why now is the time for innovation in hospitality, and how existing companies can support intrapreneurship.

Image of participants in the Communication for Entrepreneurs Roundtable, hosted by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship.
SHA BusinessFeed

Entrepreneurs roundtable discussion focuses on communication

The Pillsbury Institute entrepreneurs roundtable featured CEOs, academics, students, and others well-versed in working with new businesses.

Image of entrepreneurs Don Stallings, Kenneth Burger and Diana Rider chat during a break at the 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities at Statler Hall.
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.

Photo of the 2017–2018 Pillsbury Institute's Entrepreneurs in Residence
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.

Dr. Alka Nishar and Devangi Nishar Parekh ’09, founders of AZA. Image credit: Apparel Resources
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.

Entrepreneurship at Cornell
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.