For food entrepreneurs, the bitter battles between small and large companies are increasingly giving way to collaboration in the quest for better-tasting, high-quality food. Companies of all sizes... read more
Cornell, Ithaca College entrepreneurs among those creating jobs
Some students graduating from New York colleges and universities this month aren’t waiting for job offers — they’ve already created their own business.
One of those student entrepreneurs is Yve-Car Momperousse, about to graduate from Cornell University with a degree in international development with a focus on agriculture. The Brooklyn-born daughter of Haitian immigrants, she raised $650,000 to launch Kreyol Essence, which sells Haitian black castor oil for treating muscle aches, and as a hair and skin moisturizer. Read more...