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November 9, 2012

Deadline to Apply for the Greenhouse Master Class: November 30th

Deadline to Apply for the Greenhouse Master Class: November 30th

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program admissions process gives students interested in applying to the Greenhouse Program Master Class the opportunity to present their concept to members of the selection committee.


  • Class admission is very competitive and highly focused on your business idea.
  • It is open to all second-year students, including EMBA students, who are serious about launching a company upon graduation.
  • The class will be taught by Professors Clifford Schorer and Brendan Burns.
  • Students spend an entire term preparing to launch a company upon graduation. 
  • Approximately 15-20 students are accepted and will spend the entire semester on pre-launch activities.
  • If you are accepted into the class, The Lang Center will automatically register you. Please secure 1,000 bidding points that can charge towards this class.
  • The class meets on Monday afternoons from 2:15-5:30pm during the Spring term.

The deadline to apply for this program is November 30th.

Learn more about this master class from Professor Clifford Schorer at the November 8th information session.

Note: This session was video taped and will be posted soon.

Summer Fellowship Program

The Summer Fellowship Program enables MBA students to contribute management expertise to growing startup organizations.

Apply by April 6th>


Spring 2015 Events

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 - Register

March 23-31, 2015

Columbia Startup Lab - WeWork

March 26, 2015

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

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- Register

April 16, 2015

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

April 20, 2015

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

April 22, 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

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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