Student Agencies
Entrepreneurship at Cornell

ELAB team

Acceptance into eLab provides companies exclusive resources while serving as a gateway to the boarder entrepreneurship community. Dedicated mentors provide both their personal expertise as well as access to a variety of resources within and outside of the Cornell network.

Cornell eLab Resources:

• $5K Investment into business
• One-on-one mentorship from successful entrepreneurs
• Ability to earn up to 5.5 credits for working on your startup
• Legal Consultation courtesy of WilmerHale ($20,000 worth)
• Proto.io for 3 months free with 50% off all services after
• Coworking space in Cornell’s brand new eHub (set to open in Fall 2016)
• Access to Cornell’s vast alumni network through Advisor networking events
• Regular updates and guidance regarding various business competitions, hackathons, and pitch events
• End of program celebration with presentation opportunity to 400+ guests including venture capital firms and passionate Cornell alumni
Admission into the program gives you access to all of these resources with no equity taken.

Cornell Network:

• Blackstone Launchpad: https://blackstonelaunchpad.org/campus-page/cornell
• Cornell Entrepreneur Network: http://www.cen.cornell.edu/
• Cornell University Library Resources: http://guides.library.cornell.edu/businessplans
• Entrepreneurship at Cornell: http://eship.cornell.edu/
• Life Changing Labs: http://lifechanginglabs.com
• Popshop: http://popright.in
• Cornell Startup Tree: https://cornell.startuptree.co

Additional Resources:

• Syracuse Tech Garden: http://thetechgarden.com/
• Finger Lakes Entrepreneurs Forum: http://flef.org/?page_id=237
• Pre-seed Workshop: http://www.preseedworkshop.com/index.php
• Upstate Venture Association of New York: http://www.uvany.org
• Upstate Venture Connect: http://uvc.org/
• Comprehensive list of free resources: http://startupstash.com

Recommended Reading:

•Steve Blank and Bob Dorf’s book: “The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company”
• Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pignuer’s book: “Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers.”
• Steve Blank’s blog: http://steveblank.com/
• Udacity Course on the Business Model Canvas: https://www.udacity.com/course/viewer#!/c-ep245/l-48743167/m-48751038

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