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As a student at Columbia Business School, your backyard extends far beyond Uris Hall and the other world class professional schools that grace our historic upper west side campus. With an unparalleled location in New York City, you will be at the very center of today’s start up and business revolution. In addition to a physical location that puts many

of the worlds most exciting businesses just a few subway stops away, you’ll also join a network of amazingly accomplished students, alumni and faculty. It’s through this network that you’ll gain access to the types of opportunities, advice and mentorship that are certain to have a positive, lasting impact on both your business and your career.

 

  • Robert Reffkin '03

    Founder and CEO of Urban Compass

    Robert Reffkin '03, reflects on the power of the Columbia Business School network and recalls a personal leadership course that helped him follow his passion.

  • Alison Strouse '14

    Founder and CEO of Yarly

    Allison Strouse '14 explains how the Columbia MBA helped her launch her venture.

  • Jeremy Kagan '98

    CEO & Founder at Pricing Engine Inc.
  • Alicia Syrett '07

    Angel Investor

    Founder and CEO of Pantegrion Capital

  • Sartaj Dhillon '14

    Vice President, Corporate Development & Legal Affairs of MphRX
  • Ben Gordon '15 and Matt Bachmann '15

    Co-Founders, Wandering Bear Coffee

  • Lynn Zises '96

    Co-Founder, WebThriftStore

  • Atif Qadir '14 and Douglas Kurdziel '14

    Founders of FueLogic

  • Ross Goldenberg ’07

    Partner & Co-Founder at SiteCompli

  • Marc Lombardo '14, Justin Belmont '14, and Josh Kaplan '14

    Co-Founders of Perk.la

  • Robert Reffkin '03

    Founder and CEO of Urban Compass

  • Alison Strouse '14

    Founder and CEO of Yarly

  • Jeremy Kagan '98

    CEO & Founder at Pricing Engine Inc.

  • Alicia Syrett '07

    Founder and CEO of Pantegrion Capital

  • Sartaj Dhillon '14

    Vice President, Corporate Development & Legal Affairs of MphRX

  • Ben Gordon '15 and Matt Bachmann '15

    Co-Founders, Wandering Bear Coffee

  • Lynn Zises '96

    Co-Founder, WebThriftStore

  • Atif Qadir '14 and Douglas Kurdziel '14

    Founders of FueLogic

  • Ross Goldenberg ’07

    Partner & Co-Founder at SiteCompli

  • Marc Lombardo '14, Justin Belmont '14, and Josh Kaplan '14

    Co-Founders of Perk.la

The Entrepreneurial Sounding Board

The Sounding Board provides students and alumni with access to expert practitioners to discuss their entrepreneurial ideas and potential business opportunities.

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Spring 2015 Events

February 22, 2015

Columbia Startup Lab-Summer
Applications Due By 11:59PM  - Apply Now

February 24, 2015

Lang Center-Summer Fellowship Program
Info Session
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 333

February 25-March 6, 2015

Columbia Startup Lab-Summer
Interviews
12:30-2:00PM

February 26, 2015

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Derek Lee '08
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 333

February 27, 2015

Columbia Shark Tank Competition
Led by the CEO
12:30-5:00PM, Uris Hall 141

March 5, 2015

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Austin Okere
"From Cradle to Listing in an Emerging Economy"
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 331

March 8, 2015

Columbia Startup Lab - WeWork
Applications Due By 11:59PM - Apply Now

March 13, 2015

Columbia Startup Lab - Summer
Admission Decisions

March 19, 2015

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Asha Saxena
"Big Data"
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 142

March 23-31, 2015

Columbia Startup Lab - WeWork
Interviews

March 26, 2015

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Barbara Roberts
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

April 3, 2015

Columbia Startup Lab - WeWork
Deliberations, Alumni Center, 302 Kluge Room

April 5, 2015

Spring Venture Showcase
Applications Due By 11:59PM

April 6, 2015

Columbia Startup Lab - WeWork
Decisions Announced

April 6, 2015

Summer Fellowship Program
Applications Due By 11:59PM - Apply Now

April 9, 2015

David Rose ' 83 Investor Pitch Workshop
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 331

April 16, 2015

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Kevin Quinn '91
"Spring Training for Entrepreneurs: Avoiding Unforced Errors"
12:30-2:00PM, Warren Hall 209

April 20, 2015

Spring Venture Showcase
6:00-9:00PM, Columbia Startup Lab-WeWork SoHo West, 69 Charlton Street

April 22, 2015

Inaugural Lang Advisory Board Dinner
6:30-8:30PM - Location TBD

April 23, 2015

NY TechDay
10:00-5:30PM, Pier 92

April 23-24, 2015

#Startup Columbia Festival

April 24, 2015

Summer Fellowship Program
Selected Students Announced

April 27, 2015

Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program
Annual Alumni Reception
6:30-9:00PM

May 5, 2015

Lang Fund Board Meeting

May 5, 2015

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia
Demo Event
6:30-9:00PM, Morgan Stanley

May 20, 2015

Columbia University Commencement

 

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