Resources that I have found useful for entrepreneurship:
BM Fiddle: https://bmfiddle.com (You can use the Business Model Generation Tool on this: http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/canvas/bmc).
Startup Weekend: http://startupweekend.org
Start-up America Partnership: http://www.s.co/#
Start-up Hire: http://www.startuphire.com/
The Lean Startup: http://theleanstartup.com
Best Business Incubators: http://business-incubators.findthebest.com
Entrepreneurship Concentration at SHA:
§ As of January 2015, students can obtain a concentration in entrepreneurship at the School of Hotel Administration. There are 3 required courses, totaling 8 credits, and a minimum of 4 additional credits from any combination of the 7 other approved entrepreneurship courses.
Entrepreneurship Courses at SHA:
§ The School of Hotel Administration offers a total of 12 courses with entrepreneurship content. These courses give students the opportunity to learn everything from creating a business plan to entrepreneurial law.
Connect Entrepreneurial Hotelies Network (CEH):
§ CEH is a mentorship platform created to engage entrepreneurs at all states of ideation to drive innovation in the hospitality industry. CEH facilitates mentorship opportunities for alumni and students to support entrepreneurial career development in the industry while building and deepening relationships with the SHA community.
Cornell Entrepreneur Network (CEN):
§ CEN is the university's multi-city business networking program. With ~100 events per year, CEN offers alumni the opportunity to learn from world-class speakers and meet fellow Cornellians with similar business motivations.
PIHE Hospitality Business Plan Competition (HBPC):
§ The HBPC provides an experiential learning opportunity for rising entrepreneurs to make their mark on the hospitality industry.
eLAB Accelerator Program
§ eLab is dedicated to accelerating top Cornell University startups.
Entrepreneurial Student Clubs at Cornell:
§ Get involved on campus!
§ The e-ship listserv allows anyone with an event, internship or job opportunity, business plan competition or other entrepreneurial news to share that information with more than 650 members of a campus-wide list serv.
§ To join, send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NY Small Business Development Center (SBDC):
§ POPSHOP is a space for programmed exchange and chance encounters, a Launchpad for start-ups and shenanigans. It’s about filling in the gaps between eople, projects, and disciplines; it’s about welcoming the new and making connections between seemingly unconnected things. http://popright.in/
§ This is the main webpage for Cornell’s entrepreneurial resources for current students, prospective students, and faculty.
§ Entrepreneurship @Cornell events coming up in the near future:
Entrepreneurship@Cornell Advisory Council:
§ Cornell’s advisory council of entrepreneurs, business managers and organization leaders provides advice, support, and financial resources.
List of Cornell courses by applicable entrepreneurial skill:
§ Take more courses in entrepreneurship!
Made In New York Digital Map:
§ Find jobs in New York City with a visual testament to the vibrant state of New York’s digital industry: http://mappedinny.com/
Cornell Start-up List:
§ Cornell start up archive: http://www.cornellstartuplist.com/
Additional Entrepreneurial Resources:
o A must read for all aspiring and current entrepreneurs.
o Inc. Magazine is another entrepreneurship magazine. “Get advice, tools, and services that help your small business grow.”
o Fast Company is another entrepreneurial insights magazine.
o Literally all business.
o A site that gives great advice for social startups and nonprofits.
o A great Q&A website where you can follow various topics, such as “Startups” or “Business” and people like Bill Gates or Mark Cuban.
o Resources for entrepreneurs of all ages.
o Starting a business on a small budget? Find pro tips on saving money, cutting expenses, and budgeting from entrepreneurs and writers.
o A good breakdown on the legal considerations of starting a business.
o Check out “Interviews with Entrepreneurs” where successful entrepreneurs share their stories and accomplishments.
o The world’s largest free online collection of business plans and other tools/tips that can help you successfully launch your business.
o Obtain business licenses and permits from the Small Business Association (SBA).
§ General business world-related news:
The Really Big Idea Sketchpad
The Idea Napkin
The Big Idea Critique Pad