Hundreds of connections, high energy and relevant speakers to inspire entrepreneurs

WHAT: Entrepreneurship at Cornell Summit 2016

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE: The Times Center, NYC

MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Debra Eichten, Entrepreneurship at Cornell, (607) 592-5159,

NEW YORK – “Elevate Your Network, Your Game, Your Story” is the theme for this year’s summit hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell. Among the 400-plus attendees will be many successful entrepreneurs who are interested in networking with aspiring entrepreneurs such as students who are working on starting new businesses as they pursue degrees and post-graduate studies at Cornell Tech and Cornell’s main campus in Ithaca, NY.

Nine speakers have been selected to share inspiring stories about their ventures. Among them are Sallie Krawcheck, CEO, Ellevest, whose professional mission is to help women reach their financial and professional goals.

A student startup business plan pitch competition comprised of six teams – two from Cornell, two from NYU, and two from Princeton University – will be included in the event.

The event is open to the public. The full schedule of the event and speaker biographies may be found at: