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Cornell Startup Datalogue Positions For Growth: Arose from Cornell Tech in NYC and eLab in Ithaca

Cornell University’s startup Datalogue has raised $1.5 million in new financing from NVIDIA, Flybridge, Bloomberg Beta and others. It has positioned for further grown in its market of data-driven decision makers. See the Cornell Chronicle link here: http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2017/02/cornell-tech-elab-startup-datalogue-raises-15-million See the Cornell Chronicle article written by freelance writer Ruthie Weissman  below (reprint):   Feb. 2, 2017 […]

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Cornell University’s NYC Tech receives another $100 million gift

This time former Mayor Michael Bloomberg donated $100 million himself to Cornell NYC Tech it was announced. Reprint of article is below from 17 June 2015 The Verge See the full article here: http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/17/8795009/bloomberg-cornell-tech-donation-100-million —————————- Bloomberg donates $100M to New York City’s tech island campus Cornell Tech offers ‘startup postdocs’ to build new tech businesses Billionaire and […]

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AirBnB: From 0 to $10 billion in 8 years

The Wall Street Journal has reported that San Francisco-based startup AirBnB is being valued at approximately $10 billion.  CrunchWeek (TechCrunch) also has a report and video covering this story as well. This is an amazing rags-to-riches story of two guys who couldn’t afford to pay their rent in San Francisco, started creatively finding a solution […]

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History of American Capitalism – St. Patricks Day 2014

Cornell University has launched a new MOOC “A History of American Capitalism  History 1514x” on CornellX. While I have not taken the course yet and thus can’t recommend it per se, I would guess that its quite good, and those interested can register for it now. The course starts on St. Patrick’s Day: 17 March 2014. […]

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The Fall: Endinburgh Man

  “We can shape wir bairn’s wyliecoat but canna shape thair weird”   Perhaps the UK’s most prolific rock band, The Fall, was seen in-concert by the Academic Entrepreneur in 1990. Mark E Smith formed the band upon dropping out of high school at the age of 19 in England.  It was through this festive […]

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