The ninth episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Kayla Foley, MBA ’22 and Jasheah Howard MEng ’22, co-founders of StaffOnTap, a digital marketplace that fills long-term care provider’s scheduling needs by connecting them to temp nurses in the area.
Through their platform, full-time and part-time nurses looking for extra money through additional shifts can post listings on StaffOnTap's marketplace with customized rates, schedules and locations and then are connected to nursing homes in need of temporary help.The company is part of this year’s eLab cohort, an accelerator program at Cornell for student startups.
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 Abigail 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 and Rich Horgan ’14, founder of Cure Rare Disease.