Entrepreneur of the Week: Jacob Reisch

November 20, 2013

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Launch NY is proud to be working with some of the most promising start-up businesses in Upstate New York. Each week we will bring you an interesting story about people with whom Launch NY is working, and who are shaping the entrepreneurial landscape in Upstate New York.

Jacob Reisch

CEO, Party Headphones

Jacob ReischJacob is the CEO of Party Headphones, a leading provider of radio frequency wireless headphone technology for special events. Before launching Party Headphones, Jacob founded Energy Corps at Cornell University, a student organization promoting energy conservation through cost effective energy saving technology. He currently serves as an advisor to the group, which has grown to over 35 students, proposed projects to save over $216,000 and gained preliminary approval for a $1,000,000 revolving loan fund at Cornell University. After taking a year off to start his company in 2013, Jacob will be returning to finish his Bachelors of Science in the Fall of 2014.

Party Headphones


Party Headphones believes the world needs more fun, more excitement – more often. To make this possible, Party Headphones offers premier audio technology for creating unforgettable events. Its multi-channel wireless headphone systems allow users to plug any audio source into a transmitter, which then broadcasts that signal to all headphones within 300 feet. Founded in June 2012, Party Headphones graduated from Cornell’s eLab Incubator in May 2013. Current customers include Viacom, MTV2, Red Bull, Nestle and the Museum of Modern Art. Experience silent disco at partyheadphones.com.


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