The Cornell Entrepreneurship Seminar Series launched in April 2009 is a practical educational program targeted at staff, students, faculty, local residents and alums.

April 4, 2013

Mind Behind the Startup

The NY Code and Design Academy


How Technologies Form April 1, 2013

How Technologies Form

Lee Pillsbury


Crowd Funding March 12, 2013

The future of crowd funding

Sustain Communications CEO Enzo Villani, MBA ’07, delivered this presentation, titled “US JOBS Act and Crowd Funding: Reforming Capital Creation and Access,”


The Unconventional Entrepreneur November 28, 2012

The Unconventional Entrepreneur

Minister Gligor Tashkovich talks about his entrepreneurial endeavors in Macedonia.


VC Investing in Things that Make Your Products Better October 22, 2012

VC Investing in Things that Make Your Products Better

Pulakesh Mukherjee from BASF Ventures talks about corporate VC investing and strategy.


Startup Company Valuations October 16, 2012


Certified B Corporations: A Vision for a New Economy

Elisa Miller-Out discusses the definition of a B corporation and the benefits of becoming one.


From Founding to Exit October 15, 2012

From Founding to Exit

Jennifer Dulski from Google talks about lesson that she learned in founding and growing DealMap until its exit to Google.


Positioning Your Startup for Success September 13, 2012

Positioning Your Startup for Success

Joshua Fox and Laura Schneider of Wilmer Hale LLP address key startup legal issues.


Elisa Miller-Out February 28, 2012

ABCs of B Corporations

Elisa Miller-Out discusses the definition of a B corporation and the benefits of becoming one.


Entrepreneurship Speaker Series November 8, 2011

From Investment to Exit – Lucky or Brilliant!!

Eric Young, General Partner, Canaan Partners


Entrepreneurship Speaker Series October 24, 2011

Volatility Means Opportunity for Two Scrappy Startups

A discussion between Jeremy Kroll and Kim Diamond moderated by 2003 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year, Jules Kroll.


Entrepreneurship Speaker Series September 19, 2011

Applying the Deshpande Framework of Contextual Innovation to Social Entrepreneurship

Gururaj Deshpande, Chairman of Sparta Group LLC, A123 Systems (AONE), Sycamore Networks (SCMR), Tejas Networks, Sandstone Capital and HiveFire.


Entrepreneurship Speaker Series April 1, 2011

Energy & Clean Technologies: Catalysts, Risks and Opportunities Driving the New Energy Economy

Todd Glass, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati


Entrepreneurship Speaker Series November 19, 2010

Finding the Perfect Home For Your Business

Richard Warshauer, Senior Managing Director, Colliers International


Entrepreneurship Speaker Series April 23, 2010

Upstate Venture Connect – What Is It and Why We Need It

Nasir Ali, CEO and Co-founder, Upstate Venture Connect.
Upstate Venture Connect is a new web-based initiative built on the premise of increasing collaboration between existing institutions, resources and world class human assets in Upstate NY.


November 20, 2009

Get it Right, Don’t Chase Ghosts, Slay the Market

Ted Julian, Entrepreneur


Entrepreneurship Speaker Series September 18, 2009

Intellectual Property Horror Stories

David Rickerby, Choate, Hall and Steward, LLP
Jonathan Schaffer, MBA Candidate, Johnson