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Jacobs Institute at Cornell Tech launches postdoc program

February 25, 2014 | Cornell Chronicle

The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute at Cornell Tech has announced that six postdocs are joining the campus for the first Runway Program, a new model for technology entrepreneur education at the Ph.D. level designed to advance their research and launch new ventures using an innovative approach to intellectual property. Read more...

Cornell University Entrepreneurship@Cornell February eNews

February 19, 2014 | Cornell University Entrepreneurship@Cornell E-Newsletter

First CEN event in Puerto Rico attracts more than 100

February 18, 2014 | Cornell Chronicle

Puerto Rico can overcome its challenges by forming partnerships between the private sector and the government, Cornell alumni stressed Jan. 30 when more than 120 people, mostly alumni, gathered at the Art Museum of Puerto Rico for the program, “Cornellian Thought-Leaders Shaping the Future of Puerto Rico.” Read more...

BUSINESS NEWS: Entrepreneurs: ‘Startup Bubble’ Does Not Exist

February 10, 2014 | The Cornell Daily Sun

With the increasingly high market value of startup companies, some finance gurus believe there is a startup bubble waiting to pop. Cornell entrepreneurs and professors disagree, saying that the bubble does not exist.

Cornell University Entrepreneurship@Cornell January eNews

January 28, 2014 | Cornell University Entrepreneurship@Cornell E-Newsletter

Greg Galvin named Entrepreneur of the Year 2014

January 23, 2014 | Cornell Chronicle

Greg Galvin, M.S. ’82, Ph.D. ’84, MBA ’93, chairman and CEO of Rheonix Inc. and Mezmeriz Inc. and co-founder and former CEO of Kionix Inc., has been named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2014. He will be honored April 10-11 during Entrepreneurship@Cornell’s annual conference on campus. Read more...

Register now for Cornell's spring MOOCs

January 22, 2014 | Cornell Chronicle

Explore the cosmos, digest digital surveillance, grasp global connections and consume capitalism: Registration for Cornell's inaugural semester of MOOCs is now open.

Beginning this spring, the university will offer its first four massive open online courses - commonly known as MOOCs - allowing anyone to take "CornellX" classes from the comfort of their home computer. The tuition is free. Read more...

Downtown Ithaca Incubator to help entrepreneurs

January 16, 2014 | Cornell Chronicle

Billed as a hub for economic activity throughout Ithaca and Tompkins County, the new Downtown Ithaca Incubator promises to channel rising entrepreneurs into the region to work, grow and thrive.

A collaborative venture among Cornell, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College, the incubator was launched at a Jan. 16 media event attended by local government officials, community leaders and friends of all three institutions. It is located at 314 E. State St. in the Carey Building in downtown Ithaca.

30 Under 30

January 7, 2014 | Forbes

Congrats to the 3 Cornell alums on Forbes "30 under 30" list! Also - two out of the three have been CEN/CSV speakers!

See the full list here.

A Different Approach To Hardware Entrepreneurship

December 28, 2013 | Forbes

In many ways, Adam Hocherman (Cornell '97, MBA '06) is an unconventional hardware entrepreneur. Whilst other entrepreneurs rush to “change the world” and aim for stratospheric growth rates, Hocherman’s quest is focused on slow and steady growth. His company’s product suite- Onaroo – reflects this approach. Instead of making sensor-based electronics toys that track and quantify, American Innovative – Hocherman’s company – has a simple design aesthetic that draws inspiration from a time when electronics was uncomplicated.