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January 9, 2014

Student Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jenna Cao '15

Student Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jenna Cao '15


What is possible when utilitarian and industrial materials are re-interpreted through a luxury framework? Jenna Cao '15 (pictured) talks about her business, CHIYOME.

What is unique about CHIYOME?
Through the mission of establishing a new standard by designing singular products through conscientious means, CHIYOME design studio is committed to minimalism, craftsmanship, and experimentation.

How did you come up with the name?
CHIYOME has firm aesthetic roots in the maternal Japanese ancestry of its designer, Anna Lynett Moss, who founded the studio in 2012. The name belonged to her great-grandmother and is the first of three generations of CHI names in her family: Chiyome, Chiyeko, Chiyo.

Which resources at CBS / NY  have been most helpful to you?

Greatly appreciate the Lions Lab peer support, Executives in Residence, Columbia Business School faculty, and Entrepreneurship at Columbia.
 
How can the community help you now?

I would appreciate the community staying engaged about our new collections via our social media channels. Love to receive  more feedback as well as share personal anecdotes about what they look for in a bag. Please check out our website at www.chiyome.com!Thanks for your support! chiyome_ny” #_chiyome


Are you a student entrepreneur? Have a question to ask the community?  Contact Mayra Reyes.

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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