Skip to main content

Lisa Skeete Tatum ’89, founder and CEO of Landit, shared practical ideas for aspiring entrepreneurs during her talk at Eclectic Convergence, the Entrepreneurship at Cornell summit in New York City, Nov. 8.

AVnightapp

Meagan McKeever ’14 would like everyone to feel a little less guilty about their sugar cravings.

To that end, she’s teamed with two Cornell classmates to create Spark Candy, one of several businesses featured at the Eclectic Convergence Entrepreneurship Summit, Nov. 8 in New York City, organized by Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

Kevin Hallock, dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, gives a talk during Eclectic Convergence, the Entrepreneurship at Cornell summit, Nov. 8 in New York.

The annual event, formerly the Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit, drew more than 550 people to the Times Center. It featured TED-style talks and fireside chats from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists – including some Cornell alumni – and plenty of time for networking and connection.

“We were able to gain good feedback on our product and ideas for future directions,” said McKeever, who earned her bachelor’s in food science but also took a host of entrepreneurship classes at Cornell. Her partners in Spark Candy – currently in the testing phase – are Lindsay Simon ’14 and Delia Hughes ’14; both earned degrees in food science.

“We were set up next to Weill Cornell and professors there are trying to push out sugar from vending machines and banning candy,” McKeever said. “It has me thinking of new opportunities and directions (including marketing to health care organizations and individuals) and thinking that this is really possible.”

The event also included pitches from four Cornell-related startup companies, which were judged by a panel of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. Halomine, which produces antimicrobial spray-on technologies to control diseases within the food and health care industries, won the $5,000 prize. The company is based on Cornell technology developed by Mingyu Qiao, a postdoctoral researcher and the company’s CTO; the CEO is Ted Eveleth, MBA ’90.

“[The] conference had a wonderful mix of diverse speakers who covered some incredibly interesting topics,” said Zach Shulman ’87, J.D. ’90, director of Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

Lisa Skeete Tatum ’89, founder and CEO of career-planning platform Landit, said she started her company after spending a few years in finance and then wondering what to do next.

“Many times when we’re trying to navigate our careers, it seems like an impossible maze,” she said. “All you want people to do is come along with an eraser and get rid of some of that friction.”

Her platform puts the individual at the center and surrounds them with people and resources to help them figure out pathways to career success. Landit helps people develop their personal brands, encourages them to be driven by their missions, and aids them in finding others to act as coaches and mentors.

During her talk, Skeete Tatum shared a number of tips for personal and professional growth. Among them: accomplish five things every day; make quick decisions and move on; surround yourself with people who have high expectations of you; and don’t be worried about making mistakes, as those are the times when you learn the most.

Daniel Cane ’98, co-founder of Blackboard and now a co-founder and CEO of Modernizing Medicine, talked about how the idea for his first company came from one of his classes.

“We knew we were solving a real problem when more and more professors were coming to us asking for our help,” he said about the company, which provides class management websites where professors can share class materials with students, keep track of assignments and grades, and automate other class functions.

Illustrators from ImageThink captured the essence of a fireside chat between Scott Belsky '02, entrepreneur, author, investor and chief product officer of Adobe and Zach Shulman ’87, J.D. ’90, director of Entrepreneurship at Cornell, during the Entrepreneurship at Cornell summit.

Eventually, as Cane was finishing up his Cornell degree, he ended up licensing his technology to other universities and raised capital by joining with another company. Blackboard went public in 2004 and was sold for $1.64 billion in 2011.

Cane conceived of his newest venture after a visit to a dermatologist’s office, when he discovered the lack of technology in medical practices.

“I was appalled that it was the year 2009 and everywhere I went, it was paper,” he said. The company now focuses on several specialty areas and offers health records management tailored to each specialty, as well as systems to help with billing, patient reminders and other office operations.

Other speakers included:

  • Alexa von Tobel, founder and managing partner of Inspired Capital and founder and CEO of LearnVest;
  • Stephan Paternot ’96 and Todd Krizelman ’96, who as Cornell undergrads founded theglobe.com, one of the world’s first social media websites. They now run Slated and MediaRadar, respectively;
  • Rebecca Kaden, managing partner of Union Square Ventures;
  • Gwen Whiting ’98, co-founder of The Laundress;
  • Scott Belsky ’02, entrepreneur, author, investor and chief product officer of Adobe, who acted as emcee and moderator.

Kathy Hovis is a writer for Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

巢湖旺辉盈商贸有限公司

海宁本宏多设备有限公司

宁波祥全瑞贸易有限公司

铁牛视频app 成版人短视频 麻豆视频app 梦幻直播 台湾swagapp 富二代f2抖音 麻豆传媒映画 月夜直播app 夜遇直播号 梦鹿直播 咪哒直播app 兔子直播 9uu 佳丽直播视频app 火辣直播app JOJO直播 遇见直播 本色视频 享爱直播 主播福利app 69视频app 金屋藏娇直播间 台湾swag 91直播下载app视频免费最新 草莓直播 Avbobo swag台湾 月光直播app 冈本 黄页荔枝 套路直播 富二代f2抖音app 卡哇伊app 成版人茄子视频 榴莲视频app 性福宝app 久草app 小喵直播app 年轻人片app 茶馆视频下载app视频免费最新 嘿嘿连载 番茄视频 榴莲视频 草榴视频app 盘她s直播app 番茄社区app 柠檬直播 樱桃直播app 微杏 芭乐app 茄子 梦露直播app 红高粱直播app 丝瓜 遇见直播 AVBOBO下载app视频免费最新 小蝌蚪视频 AVBOBO 恋夜秀场app 香草成视频人app 小蝌蚪 陌秀直播 红楼直播app 草莓视频 七秒鱼app 美岁直播 久草视频app 花心社区 麻豆传媒直播 夜猫视频app 仙人掌app 花心直播app 大小姐直播app 主播大秀app 69热 AVBOBO下载app视频免费最新 小宝贝直播app 享爱 烟花巷 成版人抖音富二代 遇见直播 豆奶 草莓app 木瓜视频app 蓝精灵直播 春水堂app 大小姐直播 小怪兽 抖阴直播app lutubeapp 午夜神器app 桃花直播 泡芙短视频 MM直播app 桃花直播 快狐短视频app 望月 木瓜下载app视频免费最新 蓝精灵直播app 小天仙直播下载app视频免费最新 红杏视频app 九尾狐视频app 樱花 红颜 考拉直播app 午夜直播间app 光棍影院app 快猫 望月直播app 东京视频app 盘她app 荔枝 蜜柚 lutube下载app视频免费最新 橙子直播app 午夜直播间app ML聚合直播下载app视频免费最新 铁牛 向日葵 富二代f2抖音下载app视频免费最新 卡哇伊直播app 午夜神器app 柚子直播app d2天堂 享爱app 豌豆直播 小酒窝直播 春水堂app 灭火卫视app 年华直播 榴莲视频app 牛牛视频app 铁牛 最污直播 花椒直播app 食色 成人快手 向日葵 樱花直播 萝卜视频app 午夜直播间app 雨云直播app 享受直播app 望月直播app 91直播下载app视频免费最新 小奶狗视频 秀色小抖音app 最污直播 七秒鱼app 粉色app 花秀神器 久草 桃花app 成版人快手 小蝌蚪视频 水晶直播app Avnight下载app视频免费最新 樱桃视频app 樱花app 榴莲视频app 欢喜视频app d2天堂app 菠萝蜜app 快播破解 花姬直播app A头条 茄子直播 尤蜜 木瓜app 麻豆传媒 蜜桃app 烟花直播app 和欢视频 初见直播 性福宝app 蝴蝶直播 樱花app 免费黃色直播app 兔子直播 富二代f2短视频app 香蕉 AVBOBOapp 梦幻直播下载app视频免费最新 野花视频 ML聚合下载app视频免费最新 彩云直播app 夜魅直播 卡哇伊直播 抖阴视频app 初见直播app 花心视频app 蜜柚app 香蕉视频app 7秒鱼app 桃花直播app 盘她s直播app 七秒鱼下载app视频免费最新 卡哇伊直播app 花心视频app 草榴视频app 圣女直播app 富二代app 棉花糖直播app 丝瓜视频污 硬汉视频app 红颜app 主播福利 fi11含羞草app 梦幻直播 梦幻直播 69热下载app视频免费最新 茄子app 杏花直播app 桃花直播app 烟花直播 米老鼠直播app 硬汉视频 金屋藏娇直播间app 蚪音app 蜜桃直播app 小奶狗视频app 丝瓜 月光直播app 最污直播app 菠萝蜜 樱花直播app 月亮视频app 火辣直播app 番茄直播app 鸭脖视频 梦露直播app 黄瓜直播app 遇见直播app 小奶狗视频app 97豆奶视频 成版人茄子视频 月光宝盒直播 芭乐视频app 恋人直播 小猪视频app 桃花直播app 污软件app 夜猫视频app 丝瓜视频污 妖妖直播 月色直播 金鱼直播app 望月app 花心社区app 一对一直播app avgo下载app视频免费最新 暗夜直播app 音色短视频app lutubeapp 棉花糖直播 葡萄视频app 佳丽直播视频app 望月 香蜜直播app 橘子视频app 红楼直播app s8视频 樱花app 橘子直播app 铁牛app 七秒鱼 番茄直播 蓝精灵直播app 蓝精灵直播 粉色视频app 富二代f2抖音 91香蕉 花秀神器 快狐下载app视频免费最新 小宝贝直播 小猪视频 葡萄视频app 69热 啪嗒视频app 望月app 兔子直播app 茶馆视频app 柠檬直播app 蘑菇视频 福利直播app 七仙女直播 比心 粉色app 尤蜜下载app视频免费最新 茶馆视频 心上人直播app