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New Buffalo-based social media site to debut Friday when PBS airs Olmsted documentary

June 19, 2014 | The Buffalo News

Jerod Sikorskyj knows everything there is to know about [Cornell alumnus] John Hutchinson – except for his age.

The co-founders of a Buffalo-based social media startup company called Vidbolt have spent the better part of two years together dreaming up, developing and fine-tuning what they hope will become the next big Internet sensation. That required many long nights and countless hours in the attic of Sikorskyj’s Parkside home.

America's love/hate relationship with the rich

June 18, 2014 | CNN Money

Most of us are concerned about inequality and aren't inclined to respect someone just because they have money. But we also love the self-made millionaire -- the entrepreneur who got rich by their own smarts and hard work.

Why we love 'em

"Americans are fascinated by the rags-to-riches idea," said Kim Weeden, director of the Center for the Study of Inequality at Cornell University. "There's this perception that anyone can do it, and if you can't, you're lazy or damaged."

Cornell Tech MBAs connect with undergrad entrepreneurs

June 18, 2014 | Cornell Chronicle

Collegetown is fairly quiet these days, but not at 325 College Ave. or 409 College Ave.

In those spaces, a few dozen undergrad and graduate students and young alumni are spending the summer hard at work on their entrepreneurial ventures.


Cornell partners with Incodema3D for START-UP NY

June 4, 2014 | Cornell Chronicle

Partnering with an Ithaca firm looking to make waves in the 3-D printing industry, Cornell is among those leading the charge for revitalizing the New York state economy through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s economic development initiative START-UP NY. Read more...

Cornell University Entrepreneurship@Cornell May eNews

May 27, 2014 | Cornell University Entrepreneurship@Cornell E-Newsletter

Cornell, Ithaca College entrepreneurs among those creating jobs

May 20, 2014 | Ithaca Journal

Some students graduating from New York colleges and universities this month aren’t waiting for job offers — they’ve already created their own business.

5 signs you aren't ready to be an entrepreneur

May 12, 2014 | TechRepublic

As venture capital investing hits levels that were previously known only to the dot-com era, more and more people are striking out on their own as entrepreneurs. The startup ecosystem is booming, with unheard-of IPOs and acquisitions making national headlines proving it's a great time to be a startup founder.

However, the life as a startup founder is a rocky one. It can require more hours and more energy to produce fewer results. Suffice it to say, entrepreneurship is a journey that some people are not ready to embark on.

Company news: Gregory Galvin recognized as Cornell Entrepreneur of 2014

April 18, 2014 | The Syracuse Post-Standard

Gregory Galvin, Ph.D., has been recognized as the Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 as part of the Entrepreneurship@Cornell annual conference, April 10-11 at Cornell University. Read more...

Steve Jobs and Ezra Cornell: Entrepreneurs

April 17, 2014 | Forbes

More and more MBA students are choosing to major in entrepreneurship, rather than the traditional disciplines of finance and marketing.

How has entrepreneurship changed over the past century-and-a-half? Or has it changed? Consider the examples of Steve Jobs and Ezra Cornell.

Cornell student relates her experience helping a New Orleans startup during Entrepreneur Week

April 16, 2014 | The Times Picayune

Cornell University master of business administration student Annie Keyes joined in the New Orleans Entrepreneur Week tradition of working on an MBA team to bolster one of the startups competing in business pitch contests at the festival and has reported on the experience in The Cornell Business Journal, writing, "New Orleans is about a lot more than Bourbon Street and voodoo legends."