Software that keeps the faith wins pitch competition

Peter Cetale’s Religio software, which helps religious organizations boost engagement with their members, won first prize, $3,000 and bragging rights at the Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition Nov. 13 at Statler Hall.

McGovern Center incubator graduates a trio of startups

Cornell’s McGovern Center business incubator graduated three companies – Embark, Lionano and Sterifre Medical – at a ceremony in Weill Hall Nov. 13.

State-supported entrepreneurship launches businesses, creates jobs

Tom Schryver, executive director of Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement, testified Nov. 10 to state legislators, saying state-funded entrepreneur programs are an effective way to support economic growth.

Entrepreneurs present beehive monitoring technology to D.C. policymakers

The founders of Combplex, a startup run by two Cornell doctoral students, presented their bee colony monitoring technology in Washington, D.C., Nov. 14.

Certificate program teaches legal concepts for managers

eCornell’s new executive certificate, Essential Legal Concepts for Business Leaders, brings legal knowledge to professionals.

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Veterans start businesses at entrepreneurship boot camp

Fifteen veterans are leveraging the tenacity and problem-solving skills they learned in the military at the 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, sponsored by the School for Hotel Administration.

Chemical engineer turned CEO: ‘Wonderful time to be an entrepreneur’

Robert F. Smith '85, Cornell's Entrepreneur of the Year for 2017, spoke with engineering dean Lance Collins Nov. 3 in NYC.

ILR School forum: Tech promises jobs for people with disabilities

An ILR School forum in New York City focused on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities in the tech sector.

Engineers turn research into prototypes with Scale Up Awards

Four teams of engineering faculty and students each received up to $20,000 from the college to advance their laboratory research toward functioning prototypes.