Resources

Acceptance into eLab provides companies exclusive resources while serving as a gateway to the boarder entrepreneurship community. Dedicated mentors provide both their personal expertise as well as access to a variety of resources within and outside of the Cornell network.

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services provides resources and credits to eLab students.

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB)

SVB is a leading bank that specifically targets early stage companies. Our partnership with SVB connects eLab companies with a network of ex-VCs, founders, operators and startup experts who can provide funding advice and more. Companies also have access to financial programs and resources through SVB.

Stripe

Stripe simplifies payments for startups. Whether you’re creating a software subscription service, an on-demand marketplace or an e-commerce store, Stripe’s payments platform helps you build and scale your business online. Stripe offers a number of programs for the Cornell eLab community. 

Proto.io

Proto.io has a collection of drag-and-drop tools to help companies quickly build their prototypes without needing to use code.  

Recommended Reading

eLab’s curriculum is built on a platform in agreement with Steve Blank and Bob Dorf’s book The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company as well as Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pignuer’s book Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers. We also strongly encourage you to review the following resources:
Udacity CourseSteve Blank's Blog