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Jay Walker named 2009 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year

Walker '77, chairman of Walker Digital and founder of, will be honored on campus during the Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration April 16-17. (Jan. 26, 2009)

10 ways to improve control, reduce risk in financial sector

Financial expert Leon Metzger offers recommendations for new legislation or regulation to improve the internal controls and reduce operational risk in the financial sector. (Jan. 21, 2009)

Students help Botswana firm that markets wild-food products and helps locals

Over winter break, a Cornell team went to Botswana to help a fledgling natural-food products company that produces snacks from plants in the wild while benefiting local communities. (Jan. 14, 2009)

eLab grows student businesses and new connections

Recent graduates of Student Agencies eLab, the not-for-profit business accelerator for Cornell undergrads, has secured major funding, stemming from eLab's help. (Jan. 13, 2009)

Students by day, entrepreneurs by night

For entrepreneurial Cornell students, the 168 entrepreneurship classes offered on campus prepare them for a business future -- but many students don't wait until graduation to start a business. (Dec. 18, 2008)

Alumni survey concludes that entrepreneurship classes shape attitudes

A survey of alumni from the Cornell Entrepreneur Network found that taking even one entrepreneurship class made a graduate's attitude toward entrepreneurship much more positive. (Dec. 16, 2008)

Men urge men to stop domestic violence

An ILR School program called 'Stand Up Guys' focuses on how men can help stop domestic violence against women. (Nov. 19, 2008)

Students beat market managing $14 million Cayuga Fund

Between 40 and 50 investors have $14 million invested in the Cayuga Fund, a market-neutral equity hedge fund managed by second-year Johnson School MBA students.

Online receipt idea wins Elevator Pitch Contest

A business idea that would allow people to manage their receipts online was the top winner in the Oct. 29 Cornell Entrepreneur Organization's Elevator Pitch Contest. (Nov. 18, 2008)