The week of April 7th saw 3 events in upstate NY that broadly featured entrepreneurship!
On April 8th, we had a huge UVANY meeting/event at Ithaca College that featured student pitches from 9 different upstate colleges/universities and a keynote by Hamdi Ulukaya, the CEO of Chobani. He was fantastic! Here are 3 press hits that give all the details: Press 1, Press 2, Press 3.
On April 10th and 11th, Cornell University held it annual Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration. Here is a link to the schedule. Key features were the eLab Demo Day (eLab is Cornell’s student business accelerator; see live stream link here – start at minute 10), a moderated discussion with Jeff Boyd, the current Chairman and former CEO of Priceline, and recognition of the 2014 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year, Greg Galvin.
And finally, kudos to the Colgate University entrepreneurship team for hosting a great event called Entrepreneurship Weekend on April 11th and 12th. Here is a video clip of the featured panel, which had a star studded cast, including Ashton Kutcher.
What a powerhouse eship week!