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Kessler Fellows Start Remote Summer Internships

Despite economic uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Kessler Fellows secured summer internships at successful startups across the region and nation.

Program Empowers Aspiring Black Entrepreneurs

Black Entrepreneurs in Training (BET) aims to increase the participation of students of color in Cornell’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and generate an active and visible group of black alumni who have founded successful companies.

Food Science Startup Harnesses the Power of Fermentation

A new company called BioAncient is taking an innovative approach to producing beverages. The startup specializes in fermented plant-based beverages that are naturally rich in bioactive peptides.

Expanded Kessler Fellows Program Welcomes New Cohort

From 2009 through 2019, the College of Engineering’s Kessler Fellows program gave third-year engineering students exposure to the business of entrepreneurship through academic coursework, interaction with entrepreneurs in residence and a startup experience. The program has implemented some major changes for 2020: It has expanded, and is now available to juniors in any STEM field.

Ippolito Testified Before Congress to Support Diverse Innovators

Andrea Ippolito ‘06, M.Eng. '07, testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on January, 15, 2020, and shared six policy recommendations to push for additional support and patents for diverse innovators in America.
Program Empowers Aspiring Black Entrepreneurs

Program Empowers Aspiring Black Entrepreneurs

Black Entrepreneurs in Training (BET) aims to increase the participation of students of color in Cornell’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and generate an active and visible group of black alumni who have founded successful companies.

Expanded Kessler Fellows Program Welcomes New Cohort

Expanded Kessler Fellows Program Welcomes New Cohort

From 2009 through 2019, the College of Engineering’s Kessler Fellows program gave third-year engineering students exposure to the business of entrepreneurship through academic coursework, interaction with entrepreneurs in residence and a startup experience. The program has implemented some major changes for 2020: It has expanded, and is now available to juniors in any STEM field.

The Ag Economy in the Grow-NY Region: An Overview

The Ag Economy in the Grow-NY Region: An Overview

The Grow-NY region, made up of counties in the Finger Lakes, Central New York, and Southern Tier regions, has seen employment in the food and ag sectors grow by 25.4% in the past decade1, according to a Center for Regional Economic Advancement (CREA) at Cornell University analysis of New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) data.