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“Startup Cornell” podcast features founder of Cure Rare Disease

The eighth episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Rich Horgan ‘14, founder of Cure Rare Disease, a non-profit biotech company working to create individualized therapeutics using CRISPR technology to treat people impacted by rare diseases.

The company is accelerating tailored, life-saving therapies for people with rare diseases who need them, working with the world’s leading experts to move gene editing from theory to therapy.

The Startup Cornell podcast, which launched in summer 2021, features interviews with young Cornell entrepreneurs, who tell their stories of successes and failures and offer actionable advice for building and growing a business. It’s available on the Entrepreneurship at Cornell website, as well as Apple podcasts, Spotify and Soundcloud. It’s being created with help from Bert Odom-Reed of the Cornell Broadcast Studios and edited by Abby Younger.

Past guests have included Nick Nickitas MBA ‘14, founder and CEO of Rosie; Brooke Wingo ’17, founder of Zone Swimwear; Jehron Petty ‘20, founder and CEO of ColorStack; Jamie Kim ’19, founder and CEO of Jamie’s Farm, JP Pollak '00, MS '08, PhD '11, co-founder and chief architect at The Commons Project Foundation; Stephanie Cartin ‘06, founder of Socialfly and CEO of The Entreprenista League and Laura Ciccone ‘11 and Taly Matiteyahu, co-founders of Blink.

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