eLab is an accelerator program for student startups

Here at eLab, we are dedicated to accelerating the top Cornell University startups. eLab is not for theory; it is for launching real businesses. Admission into the program gives you access to all of the following resources with no equity taken.

5K Investment into business

Legal Consultation courtesy of WilmerHale ($20,000 value)

End of program celebration with presentation opportunity to 400+ guests including venture capital firms and passionate Cornell alumni

One-on-one mentorship from successful entrepreneurs.

Proto.io for 3 months free with 50% off all services after

Regular updates and guidance regarding various business competitions, hackathons, and pitch events


Ability to earn up to 4.5 credits for working on your startup

Access to Cornell’s vast alumni network through Advisor networking events

Co-working space in Cornell’s eHub

Applications for the 2024-25 Cohort are Now Open