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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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Fall 2014 Events

October 27-29, 2014

#CBSstartups Week

October 27, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Program Kick-Off Event
6:30-8:30PM, Hepburn Lounge, Uris Hall

October 28, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
12:30-2:00PM, Sindeband 414, Engineering School

October 28, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
6:00-7:15PM, HSC LL107, CU Medical Center

October 29, 2014

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

November 6, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Workshop - Laurence Blumberg '94
12:30-2:00PM, Warren Hall 310

November 11, 2014

"Pitch to an Entrepreneur in Residence" Session
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 140

November 13, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Wim Sweldens
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

November 16, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program Application Due
 

November 18, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Asha Saxena
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

December 2, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Jim Moore '95
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

December 2, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Admissions Event
6:00-9:00PM, Columbia Startup Lab-Wework

December 5, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program Admissions Event
9:00-5:00PM, Uris Hall 208, 329, 331, 332, 333

 

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