Cornell University – Sep ’16

Cornell University – Sep ’16

CIS bankers New York Innovation trip with Cornell University

Program Highlights

– Workshop on Strategic Innovation for 1 full day from one of the best professors of Cornell University, at the school’s Manhattan location. Prof. Hostetler’s main research and teaching interests are in strategy, decision-making, leadership, high performance teams, innovation and change management.

– Company visit to one of the hottest FinTech start-ups in the world, Moven! We will also meet with the Founder/Owner of New York Angels, Mr. David S. Rose. His firm is an Angel Group that does Seed, Early Stage Venture, and Debt Financing Investments. They mainly focus on the following sectors:
Software, Mobile, Finance, AdTech, Enterprise SaaS, Fashion, Agriculture, Consumer Products and Services, Social Media

We found out what is hot and what is not in FinTech and even gained insight from top professionals on our own ideas and if they are worth investing in.

A total of 10 members joined us on this trip from Ukraine, Estonia, Georgia and Netherlands. They represented the sectors banking, finance, government and FinTech. The program had a rich social component with plenty of networking and a meet and greet with one of the NHL’s best know enforcers, Princeton graduate and former hockey team captain George Parros.