Why do student startup teams TRAVEL to conferences and competitions?
· To connect with like-minded students
· To broaden their network of subject matter experts and to identify mentors
· To build teams with strong and diverse skill sets
· To meet angel investors and venture capitalists
In short, students need to travel in order to Fuel Entrepreneurship Pursuits from idea to implementation; however, many young entrepreneurs cannot afford to do so without the help of special grants for travel.
Who will benefit from your donation?
Entrepreneurship at Cornell supports undergraduate and graduate students from any college, any discipline. Among the students who will receive travel reimbursement funds are eLab students who travel to Silicon Valley, and student delegates to the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference who have committed to taking action on social entrepreneurship projects.
All gifts received through this platform are considered donations to Cornell University and are thus tax-deductible. Donors will receive a tax receipt following gift processing.
In addition, you will receive updates introducing you to our three student crowdfunding campaign leaders and other amazing entrepreneurs like:
Additional beneficiaries of this crowdfunding campaign will be students, currently enrolled in the eLab accelerator program, who will be selected to travel to Silicon Valley to meet with Cornell alumni mentors and venture capitalists.
Choose a giving level
This introductory funding level brings you in contact with students who are engaged with entrepreneurship.