Many burgeoning entrepreneurs think the idea phase is the most challenging part of their journey, but what about actually selling the service or good? Even innovative and cost-conscious products can miss the mark if one doesn't have the proper knowledge on several factors, like supply chain mechanics and customer and merchant management. Hear from a panel of seasoned experts with customer-facing businesses as they reflect on what their experience has taught them and how Cornell’s entrepreneurship ecosystem supports the student entrepreneurs of the future.
Carlton Calvin A&S '84, President and CEO, Razor
Cate Khan Dyson '99, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Verishop
Andrea Ippolito CALS '06, MEng '07, Program Director, Women Entrepreneurs Cornell; CEO and Founder, SimpliFed
Andy Laats ENG '89, Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, Nixon
Tom Schryver A&S '93, MBA '02, Executive Director, Center for Regional Economic Advancement at Cornell
This event is co-sponsored by West Coast Alumni Affairs and Development and the Cornell S.C. Johnson College of Business.