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Dog DNA startup announces $75M in venture funding

Embark Veterinary, Inc. – a canine genetics startup company that graduated from Cornell’s McGovern Center incubator in late 2017 – announced $75 million in venture funding on July 26.

Mish and Lai win initial graduate, professional teaching prize

Professors Risa Mish and Dong Lai have won Cornell’s inaugural Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in Graduate and Professional Degree Programs.

BioEntrepreneurship program to fuel NYS life science startups

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management is announcing a new BioEntrepreneurship Initiative to connect MBA students and life science researchers to life science companies in NYS while catalyzing the formation of new life science startups.

Takeout couriers in China quietly strike ‘under the radar’

Cornell research has revealed a new form of bargaining power among Chinese platform-based food delivery workers, who conduct invisible ministrikes by logging out of apps and airing grievances over WeChat.

“Startup Cornell” podcast features swimsuit company founder

The second episode of a new podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Brooke Wingo ’17, cofounder and president of Zone Swimwear, a company offering fully customizable suits for teams.

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Farm marketing success linked to natural, cultural assets

Farmers markets and roadside stands are more successful in communities with more nonprofits, social enterprises and creative industries, according to a new study.

Yang-Tan Institute offers inclusion resources

What does workplace inclusion look like for people with disabilities? Experts at ILR provide information that can help build a positive culture.

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Report: Ithaca economy shouldn’t return to business as usual

In a report for Tompkins County, the ILR School’s Ithaca Co-Lab recommends workforce strategies to reduce racial disparities, remove barriers to work and prioritize living-wage jobs.

Kessler Fellows secure startup internships for summer 2021

Students in this year’s Kessler Fellows cohort have secured summer internship placements and are getting to work contributing to startups across the nation. The program, rooted in the College of Engineering at Cornell University, offers juniors across disciplines the chance to fully immerse themselves in the world of entrepreneurship. 

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