Today, money speeds across the world online via Venmo and PayPal. Previously, old institutions like churches were left out of this technological advancement. The fact that these religious organizations are reliant on donation baskets and face-to-face contact make them ripe candidates for digital integration, according to alumnus Peter Cetale ’19. Religio, a church management startup co-founded by Cetale, aims to create modern solutions for churches.
Ithaca-based GiveGab, a for-profit company innovating in the nonprofit space, seeks to make the process of connecting nonprofits to donors seamless, user-friendly and secure, according to Charlie Mulligan MBA ’11, company CEO and co-founder.
“As the sole office responsible for protecting and managing Cornell intellectual property, CTL is uniquely positioned to help researchers to make a potential difference in people’s lives,” said Patrick Govang, director of innovation partnerships at Cornell’s Center for Technology Licensing
This summer, the annual Summer Incubator Program and pitch summit of the Life Changing Labs at Cornell elevated eight student startup companies to the next level through industry professional-led workshops, lectures, mentorships and seed funding.
Everybody Eats, a social startup created by Cornell students is working towards creating opportunities for reduced-price food delivery service through collaborations with local restaurants. Debuting this fall, this startup’s goal is to try and combat food insecurity faced by low-income families, especially in the Tompkins County area.
Cornell alum Tao Liu M.Eng. ’12 recently made the Forbes 30 Under 30 – Asia list in the Finance and Venture Capital category for founding a financial analysis startup, MioTech, with former banker Tu Jianyu.