The Red Bear Angels’ Blog

We’re hiring!

  • September 3, 2018
  • Meghan Cross

Red Bear Angels (RBA) is recruiting a full-time Executive Director to manage day-to-day operations and ensure that our broad network of angel investors are engaged throughout their experience with RBA. We’re looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit who loves engaging with people and is eager to have dozen ...

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Cornellian-founded Lyft hails a $15 Billion valuation!

  • June 27, 2018
  • Meghan Cross

Very excited to share that Red Bear Angels portfolio company Lyft has announced a 15.1 Billion post-money valuation on the heels of 600 Million in fresh financing from current investor Fidelity. John Zimmer ('06) continues to be a great role model for Cornell entrepreneurs as he and his team build a business rooted in principle and vision. Ha ...

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Red Bear Angels welcomes Cornell Hockey Captain Mitchell Vanderlaan!

  • June 7, 2018
  • Meghan Cross

Red Bear Angels is delighted to welcome Mitchell Vanderlaan to the team as our summer analyst! On the heels of a great season - ranking #1 in U.S. Men's Hockey, Mitchell is a rising Senior and Captain of the Cornell Hockey team. When he's not at Lynah, he will be meeting with Cornell entrepreneurs, helping us sou ...

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The Bears are Bullish On: Rosie

  • May 31, 2018
  • Meghan Cross

At Red Bear Angels, we get to catch up with our founders pretty often. Recently, we decided to open up these conversations and let everyone have the opportunity to hear their words of wisdom. For a new series where we highlight our fast-growing portfolio companies, we sat down with Nick Nickitas (Cornell MBA '13) the magnetic founder behind Read more

Cornell Influencer Series: Zach Shulman

  • May 31, 2018
  • Meghan Cross

  Red Bear Angels sits down with ~20 Cornell entrepreneurs every month - that's at least 240 innovations spinning out of the Cornell student, faculty and alumni network every year! Ever wonder how there are just so many Cornellians starting companies? It's because of all of the great resources on campus that harness that entrepreneurial ...

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