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


Airtable is a platform that builds collaborative organizations. Companies can optimize their workflow, collaborate, and achieve ambitious outcomes with Airtable. 

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