A directory of VCs that have Cornell degrees. If you know of VCs that should be in the directory, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
We have assembled a searchable director of Cornellians in the private equity industry. Use the directory to network, learn and connect.
Our EiRs rotate from year to year and are available on campus to discuss your business ideas and business implementation.
A group of entrepreneurs and business professionals that have called themselves out as willing to speak with Cornellians about their business ideas.
A group of venture capitalists that are willing to discuss topics ranging from industry trends, success metrics, pitch perfection and business models.
This is a list of websites unaffiliated with Cornell that are all about job placement at startups.
Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization - CCTEC is Cornell’s technology transfer office. It hosts many startup company events and supports the creation of startups based on Cornell developed technologies. CCTEC welcomes the opportunity to integrate MBA students into these activities, including company creation.
Locate company accelerators and incubators that can help you launch your startup.
Business plan competitions are a great way to raise initial capital for your startup. Cornell programs sponsor some of these events, but there are literally hundreds held nationally each year. The following links provide additional information.
General Assembly (GA) connects a network of campuses to empower individuals through education in technology, business, and design. As GA’s exclusive viewing partner in Ithaca, Johnson’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute will broadcast GA classes at Sage Hall, followed by discussions and brainstorming sessions focused on how to use the information in day-to-day life. Founded in 2011 in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corp., GA offers ongoing educational programming in nine cities around the world.
IdeaCrossing is a free online resource that connects entrepreneurs with the resources necessary to turn innovative ideas into thriving companies, and established businesses into growing
ones. IdeaCrossing is available to anyone committed to supporting and promoting entrepreneurship by creating connections that build businesses.
has partnered with CoFoundersLab
to launch Cornell Co-Founder Connection
to provide the broad Cornell University community with a free way to find a co-founder/business partner.
Undergraduate entrepreneurship is on the rise and more startups than ever are being founded by undergraduate students. Recognizing that student entrepreneurs are often working on an extremely tight budget, Goodwin Proctor, one of the nation's leading tech law firms, created the award-winning Founders Workbench, a free, online resource that helps early-stage entrepreneurs navigate the legal and organizational challenges faced by startups.
A great resource listing for entrepreneurs and those wanting to learn more about venture capital.