If you are thinking of starting a media business, you’ll find no shortage of advice and no single answer to the distinct issues your project will face. Fortunately, Journalism School students at Columbia University who want to be entrepreneurs have people to whom they can turn for help, both on campus and off.
“Nobody knows everything,” says David Lerner, Columbia University’s unofficial entrepreneur-in-residence who directs the Venture Lab at Columbia Tech Ventures. "But there are a lot of universal themes in entrepreneurship, and pitfalls to avoid.”
Steve Gilman '15
“To organize a robust community, sometimes you have to put walls around it,” says Steve Gilman ‘15 about his company, Block Party Suites.