Cornell University Tag

Jennifer Tegan, Portrait of a Passionate Mentor

Jennifer Tegan has been an investor in and mentor for entrepreneurs for over 14 years, and she is just as passionate as they are when she talks about her working with them. Critical to success is developing a relationship of trust, openness and respect with my entrepreneurs, she says, "If you don’t have that at the core of the relationship you don’t have anything. It...

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Maidbot, Cornell Student Startup, Wins SXSW's Student Startup Madness

The day when humans never again have to vacuum came another step closer to reality last week as Maidbot, the Cornell University student startup that’s on a mission to transform hotel housekeeping with robots, took first place in Student Startup Madness, a national tournament-style competition for new digital media businesses....

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Cornell Student Wins LaunchNY Startup Pitch Competition

Micah Green and a team of Cornell University students have been hard at work creating the first housekeeping robot for hotels. Green started working on the venture that introduces automation into the hospitality industry in an effort to reduce costs and injury rates at hotels. Maidbot robots clean the bedroom, bathroom and hallway floors completely and autonomously, which can save hotels an estimated $9,000 per...

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By: Michael Raspuzzi Life Changing Labs (“LCL”) is an organization that supports Cornell’s top entrepreneurially minded students. Founded to provide students with early hands-on experience working on or with early stage ventures, LCL has grown to provide structured support, resources, and a formal environment for students year round with its team of highly dedicated students including engineers, designers, MBAs, JDs, and PhDs.  Its network of students...

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A look into Vybion

By: Maureen Newman, UVC Biomedical Engineering Community Connector [caption id="attachment_2970" align="alignleft" width="217"] Courtesy of Vybion[/caption] With a strong history in investigational new drug (IND) enabling processes, Lee Henderson, PhD, President/CEO/Chairman/Founder of Vybion, is no stranger to the world of drug discovery and the formality of clinical trials. Currently, Vybion is 18 months from leaving preclinical studies to enter clinical trials for INT41, which is an Gene Therapy...

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