Cornell Tech’s Women in Technology & Entrepreneurship in New York (WiTNY), a partnership including the City University of New York that has increased representation of women in computing, will expand nationally with support from Pivotal Ventures, Cognizant U.S. Foundation and Verizon.
In startup funding, there are hubs where most investments originate and there are so-called venture deserts, where deals hardly ever happen. And then there are places in the middle, which see a steady, but not massive, number of funding rounds.
Zuber Mohammed conceptualised Bhopal-based Paradise Garden, an urban gardening startup, when he was in Class 10. The end-to-end landscape and garden design company claims to have completed 100 orders.
Carlota Pi, Co-Founder of Holaluz, will speak at the EU-Startups Summit on growing a greentech startup to IPO
On the 28th-29th of May 2020, we’re hosting the 7th edition of the EU-Startups Summit in Barcelona – will you join us? This 2-day event will give you the chance to meet over 1,500 participants (founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media), learn from 70+ expert speakers, take part in workshops with internationally successful founders, network (via our app!) and bite your nails through our exciting pitch competition.
Doubtnut, a Gurgaon-based startup that operates an app to help students learn and master concepts from math and science using short videos, has raised $15 million in a new financing round as it looks to serve more people in small cities and towns of the country.
Student startups from the inside
At a recent RocGrowth event, Seerwise founder Brandon Hudson and WetWare BioSystems founder Andrew Kaseman discussed the advantages and challenges of entrepreneurship while attending college.
When Uber and Lyft went public, it wasn’t the drivers who got rich — it was the executives, investors and some early employees. In an era when it has become clear that tech executives and investors are frequently the only ones who’ll reap rewards for a company’s success, cooperative startups are getting more attention.
Bucknell student helping others see clearly
Rebecca Rosenberg is a senior biomedical engineering student at Bucknell University in Lewisburg. She excels in her classes, but because of her visual impairment, Rebecca must sit close to her computer screen. She was born with a condition that reduces sharpness in her vision.
More women are turning to entrepreneurship than ever before and of course Cornellians are at the forefront! Join us in Times Square for the inaugural Women in Entrepreneurship Conference as we kick off Women’s History Month.
In 2015 Selina opened in a sleepy fishing village in Panama. This year, their worldwide explosion began in earnest. The first European and US locations welcome nomads this month in Porto, Portugal and in December in Miami’s Little Havana. Like Uber and Airbnb, Selina will become a household name.