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RealEats wins $1M top prize in Grow-NY business competition

RealEats, a Geneva, New York-based company that delivers freshly made meals using locally sourced ingredients, has been named winner of the $1 million grand prize in the inaugural Grow-NY business competition.

More than 550 converge at Entrepreneurship Summit in NYC

The Eclectic Convergence Entrepreneurship Summit, held Nov. 8 in New York City, drew 550 attendees for TED-style talks from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, plus lots of networking.

Grow-NY finalists put down roots in NYS food and ag economy

Finalists in Grow-NY, a business competition for innovative food and agriculture startups, are fanning out through upstate New York to meet with potential business partners as they vie for $3 million in prizes.

Expert: Design information networks that support democracy

Improved mediation and curation could strengthen the search engines and social media platforms dominating today's information ecosystem, Northeastern University's David Lazer said Oct 24 during the Cornell Center for Social Sciences’ Distinguished Lecture in the Social Sciences.

$1.5M gift to advance Cornell’s study of infrastructure policy

The Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy will intensify its work on critical transportation and other infrastructure challenges with support from the Charles Koch Foundation.

Fils-Aimé delivers inaugural Leaders in Residence lecture

Intellectual curiosity, communication and courageous decision-making are among the principles behind effective leadership, said Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83 in a talk Oct. 21 in Call Alumni Auditorium.

Women’s entrepreneurship program doubles in size

W.E. Cornell, a campus program that aims to even the playing field by providing women with networking, mentoring and training opportunities, has accepted 40 new participants – nearly double the size of last year’s cohort.

Transaction fees change the culture of bitcoin, study says

Bitcoin transaction fees keep the cryptocurrency functioning, but may threaten its long-term viability and contribute to its energy waste, according to a new study from Cornell researchers.

Tata Sons chair speaks on confronting challenges of today

Natarajan Chandrasekaran, chairman of the board of Tata Sons, sat for a wide-ranging conversation with Cornell President Martha E. Pollack Oct. 16 in Gates Hall.