SAF supports Cornell campus-wide initiatives that advance entrepreneurial learning.
A premier program designed to foster, encourage and support entrepreneurship among Cornell students, alumni, faculty, and staff.
Incredible facilities are the epicenter for entrepreneurial “doing” with cross-campus support and leadership.
The ideas and enthusiasm found among the entrepreneurial and business community at Cornell are limitless. But the reality is that there is limited space and resources for student entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ideas and companies. To meet this critical need, SAF, in partnership with Cornell, created eHub; the place where Cornell students gather to learn, meet, and do entrepreneurship.
The eHub space in Collegetown houses eLab and Student Agencies, Inc. (SAI). The Kennedy Hall space includes offices for Entrepreneurship at Cornell, as well as spaces for group meetings, conferences, events, classes, presentations and open areas for discussions and planning. Both spaces are open to all students across the Cornell campus.
Uniting Cornell Entrepreneurs
SAF has been a long-time supporter of Entrepreneurship at Cornell, a university-wide initiative to promote entrepreneurship education, experiential learning, activities, and events. SAF provides funding for a variety of Entrepreneurship at Cornell projects and events, including being the underwriting sponsor for the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Annual Celebration and the lead sponsor for the Entrepreneurship Summit.
The Student Agencies Foundation sponsors the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Annual Celebration. This highly anticipated two-day, campus-wide event that unites more than 700 entrepreneurially minded students, alumni, faculty and staff to share ideas, information and inspiration via networking, panel discussions, and presentations.
The 2019 Celebration is being held on Thursday, April 11th and Friday, April 12th. This year's event will be debuting a student panel of leaders in the Cornell entrepreneurship community and will feature an eLab Demo Day and Student Agencies, Inc. (SAI) showcase. The showcases are an excellent chance for student managers and eLab teams to highlight their accomplishments and the progress of their businesses at the event. Don't miss out on this incredible event! Register here.
The Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit NYC is a one-day marquee event at the Times Center in the heart of New York City, open to anyone interested in entrepreneurship. This year's Summit was held on November 9th, 2018 and featured speakers including Robert Nardelli, former CEO of Home Depot and GE Power Systems, Hayley Barna, founder of Birchbox and partner at First Round Capital, and Barry Beck ('90), co-founder and COO of Bluemercury.