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January 4, 2013

Movie Screening February 11th: Betting The Farm

Movie Screening February 11th: Betting The Farm


The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School and The School of International and Public Affairs invite you to a movie screening
about small business, the entrepreneurial spirit, and Maine dairy farmers.

“Betting The Farm,” a film by Cecily Pingree and Jason Mann.


Monday, February 11, 2013
4:00pm to 6:00pm (Movie start)
Columbia Business School, Uris Hall Classroom 142
Followed by Discussion with the Filmmakers
 

Betting The Farm is the story of a group of Maine dairy farmers who -- dropped by their national milk company -- are suddenly confronted with the real possibility of losing their farms. Banding together, the farmers launch their own small business: Maine’s Own Organic Milk.

Farmers Vaughn Chase, Richard Lary, and Aaron Bell -- along with their families -- struggle to make ends meet as they get the company off the ground. But faced with slow sales and mounting bills, can the farmers hang together long enough for the gamble to pay off? Or will they be left worse off than before?
 

Featured Video

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

 

Summer-Fall 2014 Events

June 18, 2014

Columbia Business Lab Showcase

July 15, 2014

Columbia Startup Lab-WeWork Opening Night Reception
6:00-8:00PM - by invitation only

August 12, 2014

Columbia Startup Lab-Summer Closing Event
5:45-8:00PM - by invitation only

September 16, 2014

Lang Center Information Session
12:30-2:00PM

September 30, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
12:30-2:00PM (Columbia Business School)

October 27, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Program Kick-Off Event
6:30-8:30PM

October 28, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
12:30-2:00PM (Engineering School) and 6:00-7:15PM (CU Medical Center)

October 29, 2014

Annual Fall Venture Fair
6:30-9:00PM

November 6, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Workshop - Laurence Blumberg '94
12:30-2:00PM

November 11, 2014

"Pitch to an Entrepreneur in Residence" Session
12:30-2:00PM

November 13, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Wim Sweldens
12:30-2:00PM

November 18, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Asha Saxena
12:30-2:00PM

November 20, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program Peer-voting Event
12:30-2:00PM

December 2, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Jim Moore '95
12:30-2:00PM

December 5, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program Admissions Event
9:00-5:00PM