Cornell, Ithaca College Entrepreneurs Among Those Creating Jobs

Cornell, Ithaca College Entrepreneurs Among Those Creating Jobs

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Yve-Car Momperousse, founder of Kreyol Essence

Cornell, Ithaca College Entrepreneurs Among Those Creating Jobs

Some students graduating from New York colleges and universities this month aren’t waiting for job offers — they’ve already created their own business.

One of those student entrepreneurs is Yve-Car Momperousse, about to graduate from Cornell University with a degree in international development with a focus on agriculture. The Brooklyn-born daughter of Haitian immigrants, she raised $650,000 to launch Kreyol Essence, which sells Haitian black castor oil for treating muscle aches, and as a hair and skin moisturizer.

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