Columbia Entrepreneurs Start Something in Soho

The Columbia Startup Lab, the newest venture to support entrepreneurship at the School, opened its new workspace in Manhattan’s Silicon Alley on June 10. Up to 70 entrepreneurs from the Columbia community will enjoy the camaraderie and support that bring great ideas to life.

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Taking Flight

Drew Patterson ’06 has spent his fast-paced entrepreneurial career on the move as part of the founding team of Kayak and cofounder of the luxury travel flash sales site Jetsetter. He recently talked about what it takes to launch, grow, and lead successful startups.

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A Filter for Financial Fraud

A new technique uses the power of statistical analysis to uncover likely accounting and financial fraud. The tool could help the SEC — as well as auditors and investors — to quickly and inexpensively root out wrongdoing.

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Is Australia on the Wrong Track?

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has defended many of his government’s reforms by invoking the American model of cutbacks on spending.

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Taking Flight

Serial entrepreneur Drew Patterson ’06, who served on the founding teams of Kayak, Jetsetter, and Checkmate, and now runs hotel search site Room 77, offers advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.

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Sunshine at the Fed

Should central banks be more transparent?

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To Reap Innovation’s Rewards, Team Up

Why does new technology spread so slowly in many industries?

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Alumni Support Helps Business School Reach New Heights

Alumni and School supporters came together to set a new fundraising record for the Columbia Business Fund and EMBA Fund in fiscal year 2014.

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Savvy Risks, Sustainable Rewards

How—and why—to take smart chances on renewable energy.

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Wounded Warrior Project: Leading from the Front

As the WWP entered its second decade, what governance policies and practices would ensure its continued success?

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Wei Jiang Named Director of Chazen Institute

Wei Jiang, the Arthur F. Burns Professor of Free and Competitive Enterprise in the Finance and Economics Division, has been appointed Director of the School’s Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business.

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Sharp Electronics in 2013

In 2013 Sharp Electronics shareholders expressed their outrage in the face of the company’s unmet technological challenges, plunging share price, and governance missteps. To turn Sharp around, President Kozo Takahashi would be forced to undo decisions that his predecessors had made and break with past traditions concerning Sharp’s corporate governance. Would Takahashi be successful in steering Sharp away from insolvency and towards a more competitive position in the worldwide consumer electronics industry?

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MBA
Entry: January '15
Final: 10/8/14

MBA
Entry: August '15
Early: 10/8/14
Merit Fellowship Deadline: 1/7/15
Final: 4/15/15

EMBA: Friday/Saturday
Final: 6/4/14

EMBA-Americas
Final: 10/29/14

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