Startup Summer BBQ

Co-Hosted by Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC), Ithaca Venture Community and Finger Lakes Entrepreneurs' Forum (FLEF)

Please join us for a fun free event for the Ithaca Startup community. This is an opportunity for science and engineering students to network with entrepreneurs in the field. There will be a BBQ dinner and wine/beer bar. This event is open to students and professionals in the Ithaca entrepreneurship community.

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Funding for this event was provided by: GPSAFC, Cayuga Venture Fund, Cornell Real Estate, Tompkins County Area Development, Entrepreneurship@Cornell, and Miller Mayer, LLP

Other event supporters include: Singlebrook and IVR Technology

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  • Elisa M.

    Thanks to everyone for braving the weather and coming out to share some BBQ and connections with folks from the Ithaca and CNY startup community! It was a fun event!

    June 12, 2013

    • Elisa M.

      Thanks for the suggestion, Tianyu!

      June 24, 2013

  • Judy C.

    I enjoyed this, but for suggestions for improvement, possibly waiting a bit longer before food is served might give people more opportunity to mingle and meet people. It might also be nice to have some "one word" description on the name tags. Perhaps area of interest or specialty or company name would be useful. I was especially interested in meeting people doing start-ups software and hardware development but didn't happen to stumble across anyone.

    June 12, 2013

    • Elisa M.

      Thanks for the suggestion, Judy!

      June 24, 2013

  • Randy R.

    Good food.

    1 · June 19, 2013

  • Anna L.

    It was OK. I didn't have the ability to find out which start-up companies might be in attendance so it was hard to find people to talk to.

    June 12, 2013

    • Elisa M.

      Thanks for the feedback, Anna and Tianyu. What would make it easier for you to connect with folks at future events? Better nametags? Icebreaker activities? A list of companies at the door? Let me know your thoughts and suggestions!

      June 12, 2013

  • Elisa M.

    There is a parking lot next to Schoellkopf Stadium on Campus Rd. It's pretty close to the Engineering Quad.

    June 8, 2013

  • Elisa M.

    This event is happening rain or shine. We will have a tent!!

    1 · June 8, 2013

  • Mike R.

    Team Rosie will be around the area...

    May 30, 2013

  • Bianca B.

    We're General Partners for Smartup Capital.

    May 29, 2013

  • Travis V.

    bummer - will be out of town on the new date. have fun!

    May 15, 2013

    • Erica O.

      sorry, Travis! hope to see you at the next one!

      May 17, 2013

  • Erica O.

    There has been a date change from 5/29 to 6/11 due to a conflicting event on 5/29. Sorry for the inconvenience, and we hope everyone who's RSVP'd so far can still make it!

    May 15, 2013

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