The Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship engages leading industry experts and faculty to educate students and provide them with experiential opportunities to learn all aspects of entrepreneurship. To support these critical goals, the Pillsbury Institute offers students, entrepreneurs, and faculty an expanding range of courses, programs, and activities focused on advancing students’ entrepreneurship knowledge and mastery.


Hackathon

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In a world of limitless possibilities – how do you connect a customer with their dream experience? Join us for this year’s Hospitality Hackathon focusing on creating personalized digital customer journeys to deliver world-class, differentiated experiences for travelers across the world. Click here to learn more.


Engagement

Engagement

At all stages of ideation, the Pillsbury Institute offers students, entrepreneurs, and faculty a broad range of courses, programs, and activities in which to engage. Learn More


Corporate Relations

Giving Opportunities

Support an academic entrepreneurial program or finance a space where students can brainstorm and collaborate on business ideas and ventures.

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Members

Become a member and help the Pillsbury Institute provide professional expertise for student entrepreneurs.

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Event Sponsorships

Help students develop their entrepreneurial spirit and sponsor an event, program, or internship at the Pillsbury Institute.

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Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship BusinessFeed

Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal
December 23, 2019

PIHE Advisory Board member highlight: Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, P ’16

Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, P ’16, shares her experience and insights she’s gained as an entrepreneur, a Cornell parent, and a PIHE board member.

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December 14, 2019

At hospitality hackathon, students challenged to revolutionize the customer journey

Hotel Business highlights the Pillsbury Institute's hackathon and Hilton's involvement in Cornell workshops.

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December 6, 2019

Pitch competition rewards new ‘way’ to pay restaurants

The Pillsbury Institute's pitch competition awarded top prizes to undergraduates in SHA, Dyson, and ILR and a grad student in the MMH program.


PIHE Events

Date/Time Event Name Location Venue Program
PIHE Entrepreneur in Residence
G80N Marriott Student Learning Center - Statler Hall
Entrepreneur in Residence
Entrepreneur in Residence Office Hours – Rob Gregor ‘00
G80P Marriott Student Learning Center - Statler Hall
PIHE: Entrepreneur in Residence Office Hours – Nick Bayer ’00
G80N Marriott Student Learning Center – Statler Hall